Any major business deal carries with it some risk but, with the economy continuing to experience pockets of turbulence on its way to recovery, Singer Equipment Company's purchasing the assets of M. Tucker Company sent ripples through the foodservice equipment and supplies industry. So what does it all mean for the still-healing industry?
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation selected Lynette McKee to serve as its executive director, effective July 5, 2011.
Facility will serve the company's e-commerce business, WEBstaurantStore Inc.
The National Restaurant Association elected three foodservice professionals to its board of directors.
The newly elected board directors are:
In a potential sign of things to come, Atlanta-based private equity firm Roark Capital has reached a pair of agreements that allow it to purchase three restaurant chains from their respective owners including Arby's, Corner Bakery Café and Il Fornaio Restaurants and Bakeries.
Fast-casual bakery café operator Au Bon Pain has announced plans to remodel all 318 of its locations. Au Bon Pain also announced the veteran executive chef Stefano Cordova has joined the company to lead its culinary efforts.