Foodservice News & Trends

Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.

The Boelter Companies Acquires Premier Restaurant Equipment Company

Six Healthcare Industry Chefs Take Top Honors At The AHF 2016 Culinary Competition

Sam Tell and Son to Acquire Premium’s Assets

Meunier Joins Tender Greens in Operations Role

Vollrath Names New District Sales Manager

Romano's Macaroni Grill Prepares to Move

Romano's Macaroni Grill plans to relocate its home office/restaurant support center to Denver by April 2017. 

Institute of Culinary Education Names Director of Culinary Affairs

The Institute of Culinary Education tapped James Beard Award winning Chef David Waltuck to serve as the school's first-ever director of culinary affairs.

800 Degrees Pizza Gets New Investors and Executives

Former Outback Steakhouse executive Overholt assumes CEO role for fast-casual pizza concept. 

AHF Presents Lifetime Achievement and Making A Difference Awards

The Association for Healthcare Foodservice presented its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award to Julie Jones of The Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center. AHF also presented its 2016 Making A Difference Award to Maureen Leugers, MBA, RD of Gordon Food Service.

FCSI and MAFSI Members Support the Boston Rescue Mission

The Northeast Chapters of the Foodservice Consultants Society International — The Americas Division and Manufacturers’ Agents for Foodservice Industry (MAFSI) raised $16,550 for the Boston Rescue Mission as a result of their 43rd annual golf outing and reception.

Millennials Continue to Drive Groceraunt Sales

In-store dining and take-out of prepared foods from grocers has grown nearly 30 percent since 2008, and accounted for 2.4 billion foodservice visits and $10 billion of consumer spending in 2015, according to a report by the NPD Group, A Generational Study: The Evolution of Eating.

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