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.

Gaylord Industries Updates Rep Network

Mirkovich & Associates Now Manages MAFSI Region 17 Territory

The Passing of Harriet Jung Eiwen

Was a vice president at Daubers, a CFESA member firm.

Sodexo Assigns Seaton to New International Post

Regions will include Europe, Americas.

Dan Farmer Joins fixxbook

Farmer formerly director of business development for Commercial Parts & Service.

Starbucks to Acquire La Boulange Bakery

Deal will bolster the coffee chain's core food offerings and allow Starbucks to expand into other dayparts.

McDonough Becomes CEO of Heritage Food Service Group

Former ITW executive assumes leadership post for the commercial kitchen parts distributor.

NRA's RPI Reached 101.6 in April

Forty-four percent of foodservice operators say they made a capital expenditure for equipment, expansion or remodeling during the past three months.

Vollrath Names Director of Consultant Sales

Foodservice industry veteran Painter-Supplee assumes the newly created position.

Brinker Enlists PaYS in Employment Partnership

Multi-concept restaurant operator Brinker International, Inc. formed a partnership with the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS).

Tips for Sous Vide Cooking

While not a new concept, sous vide cooking remains an emerging approach for foodservice operators from all segments. A sous vide pro, Paul Anthony Fario, executive chef at Extra Virgin restaurant in Arlington, Va., shares a few lessons he has learned while implementing sous vide.

Pizza Continues to Claim a Bigger Slice of the Market

Pizza consumption continues to rise with 41 percent of consumers polled saying they now eat pizza once a week, compared to 26 percent just two years ago, according to Technomic's Pizza Consumer Trend Report.