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.

Williams Named COO of CKE Restaurants

Longtime team members makes the jump from executive vice president of operations for Carl's Jr.

Hestan Introduces New VP of Sales

Foodservice equipment industry veteran Larkin joins the California-based manufacturer. 

Oliver Updates Leadership Team

Foodservice equipment industry veteran Goodwin becomes president. 

Avanti Moves Corporate HQ

Fast-growing foodservice equipment dealer makes Costa Mesa its home. 

Colleges and Medical Centers to Ignite Great Wraps Grill’s Growth Spurt

For restaurant chains to remain relevant, they must continue to adapt their menus and the locations they serve in order to remain top of mind with customers from all generations. Through its willingness to transition what can be considered non-traditional locations for the chain and a new partnership with Aramark, Great Wraps Grill may be poised for a growth spurt.

Not Your Typical Tapas: Spanish Restaurants

Vastly different from the tapas eateries that raged in the '90s, Spanish restaurants trending today focus on Mediterranean authenticity. While these menus incorporate traditional Spanish ingredients, techniques and recipes, they take a more modern approach through local and global flavors.