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.

Lemonade Restaurant Group Gets New Investor

KKR invests in the emerging fast-casual chain.

Logan's Roadhouse Names Borgese President

Former Max Brenner CEO assumes new role with the casual dining chain.

Edward Don & Company Expands its California Distribution Facility

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer Edward Don & Company expanded its Mira Loma, California, distribution center, doubling the warehouse capacity.

CraftWorks Adds Frankenthaler to Culinary Team

Stan Frankenthaler has joined CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. as chief officer of food, beverage and supply. 

Bettcher Industries Transitions Ownership to Employees

Larry Bettcher retires after more than 50 years with the company.

Beach and Luros-Gilbert Join Kitchens To Go Team

Pair of foodservice industry pros assume development roles for the mobile kitchen manufacturer.

Winston Promotes Butchko

Winston Industries promoted Chris Butchko to marketing manager.

Metz Culinary Promotes Pair

Mohseninia and Baker become district managers.

Henny Penny Updates Management and Structure

Connelly adds CEO role to his responsibilities.

Trends: Peruvian Cuisine

Peruvian cuisine's all the rage, complete with its Asian influences and rotisserie grills. Here we take a closer look at some of its historical culinary influences, a signature dish and the key foodservice equipment and supplies used in preparation of this cuisine.

Restaurant Performance Index Climbs to 101.9 in August

Improving same-store sales and customer traffic levels help drive the restaurant industry forward.