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Joe Carbonara

Next-Level Leadership

Given that it's December, it's only natural to want to look ahead to the coming year (or even years) to get an idea of what our businesses might look like in the future. Only, that can be a fool's errand.


Juan Martinez

Redefining Service in an Evolving Industry

What is service? How is service evolving? Where is service going? These are important questions that foodservice operators across all industry segments need to ask to thrive in today’s market.


Jerry Stiegler

The Impact of Consumer Preferences on Foodservice Operations, Concepts to Change Formats and Prototypes

Mintel looks at four key trends that will shape the U.S. foodservice market in 2018. Foodservice operators hired heavily in November. Foodservice traffic finally picks up. Dave & Buster’s will downsize its restaurants. Papa Murphy’s tests delivery. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.


Electro Freeze Promotes Klingler

Tom Hotard will take control of domestic sales.

As part of a company initiative to grow sales abroad, Electro Freeze promoted Penny Klingler to the newly created position of senior vice president of international sales. Klingler will direct the company's sales, service and support in all countries and regions outside the continental U.S. as well as all U.S.-based chain export business.

Most recently V.P. of Sales, Klingler has been a part of H.C. Duke and Son, which owns Electro Freeze and is an Ali Group Company, for almost 25 years with a background in manufacturing, product development, training, service and sales.

Tom Hotard, president of Electro Freeze, will take control of domestic sales and service operations during the transition phase of this global growth initiative.

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