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Executive moves include a slew of promotions.

The Melting Pot Restaurants’ founders set out to shake up the better burger segment with a fresh, new, kicked-up fast-casual concept.

Danny Collis becomes the MAFSI president.

Operators' plans for capital spending at highest level in more than four years.

DeLorenzo and Chujoy take on new positions.

Was a longtime member of CFESA.

USGBC recognizes foodservice equipment manufacturer's headquarters for its sustainability efforts.

Bill Martindale takes on new role.

The longtime member of the foodservice equipment industry transitions to his new role from Beverge-Air.

Deal between pair of New York foodservice equipment and supplies dealers set to close in March.

Manufacturer of tissues, wipes and napkins appoints Lewis president.

Several chains explore new markets, another expands its franchise network while another pilots a program with a major convenience store chain. All this and more in this week's chain operating report.

Crockett joined the Oklahoma-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership in 2001.

FirstMeal rollout will move east later in the year.

Uncommon Ground, located on Chicago's North Side, has been named the Greenest Restaurant in the Country by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA). Each Certified Green Restaurant goes through a thorough process of certification to meet the GRA's environmental standards.

Foodservice veteran has experience with Manitowoc and Hobart.

While fast-food giants may be the iconic members of the segment, a growing number of fast-casual and limited-service restaurants are grilling their own opportunities within the burger business.

Palazeti brings two decades of experience to new role.

After 30 years as a casual dining operation, Woody's Bar-B-Q is repositioning itself as a fast-casual and express concept.

Apps a burgeoning area for suppliers.