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.

Sizzling Better Burger Chain: Slater’s 50/50

Slater's 50/50, a Southern California chain founded by 31-year-old entrepreneur Scott Slater, has been on an expansion kick.

Mediterranean Mayhem: Trends in Dining

Two new concepts focus on the Mediterranean diet — an increasingly popular, and lighter, way of eating.

Alto-Shaam Adds Pair

Alto-Shaam announced the appointment of a new regional manager – south central and a new corporate chef.

SternoCandleLamp Hires Smith

Thad Smith takes on new role, moving from The Sterno Group. 

Starbucks Introduces Caloric Menu Board Labeling Nationwide

The coffee chain will soon add pastry case calorie labeling, too. 

Redwood Grille Names Spiros Bozikis Executive Chef

Toronto culinary veteran takes on American cuisine.  

Fischer Group Adds to Its Line of Factories

Company now reps Commercial Cooling. 

Technomic Projects Industry Growth in 2014

Sales at limited service restaurants to grow by 4.5 percent next year.

Cornyn and Fasano Join Brailsford & Dunlavey

Duo to close Cornyn Fasano Group on July 1 after 37 years in business. 

ABC Names New Executive Director

Former Edward Don & Company executive takes on a new role. 

CFESA Begins Management Transition

Heather Price named executive director.