Two longtime manufacturers’ reps, Edward Pecinka Sr. formerly of Pecinka Ferri and Dick Wiczek of Wiczek & Associates have passed away.
Lance Trenary, president and CEO of Golden Corral was named the 2022 Gold Plate Award recipient by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.
Wyman Roberts will retire as chief executive officer and president of Brinker International and as president of Chili’s Grill & Bar effective June 5, 2022. Kevin Hochman will replace Roberts effective June 6, 2022. Hochman currently serves as president of KFC U.S., which is owned by Yum! Brands. Dyke Shipp, a KFC Division president, will assume direct management responsibility of KFC U.S. until a new president of KFC U.S. is named.
The National Association of College & University Food Services named the gold, silver and bronze winners of its 2022 Loyal E. Horton Dining, Nutrition, and Sustainability Awards.
Fishman & Associates, a Florida-based equipment dealer, added three business development professionals to its roster: Matt Andrus, Justin Sells, and Jennifer Stott.
Five foodservice equipment manufacturers were among the more than 200 organizations and businesses honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with its 2022 Energy Star Awards.
Multiconcept operator Focus Brands hired Tracey Young to serve as chief brand officer for Cinnabon and promoted Jim Salerno to chief brand officer for Carvel.