This Week in Foodservice

Jerry Stiegler

Jerry Stiegler

This Week in Foodservice provides a high-level summary of the economic data, financial news, menu updates and numerous other statistical packages and developments that impact foodservice operators, consultants, dealers, manufacturers, reps and service agents. In his weekly blog, Jerry Stiegler aggregates key industry data through his infamous Green Sheet and provides some brief analysis that will help foodservice professionals navigate the sea of information. Jerry is a long-time member of the foodservice industry, whose experience includes working for Restaurants & Institutions magazine and FE&S.

Consumers Choices Becoming Clear

As their cars get older and food trucks become more prevalent, the way consumers use foodservice continues to evolve. Also, This Week in Foodservice explores disaster plans, growth chains and much more. 

U.S. Restaurant and Bar Sales Outperform Overall Retail Sales in July

This Week in Foodservice looks at Commerce Department advance sales estimates for July as well the employment picture, economic stats and consumer sentiment in order to deliver a well-rounded picture of the economy issues surround the foodservice industry.

This Week In Foodservice: Wall Street’s View of Restaurants

Which is a better indicator of future industry performance: consumer-related economic data or the performance of restaurant stocks so far this year? You can decide as we explore a pair of restaurant industry reports from Wall Street analysts.