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.

JAB Holding to Acquire Einstein Noah Restaurant Group

Deal valued at $374 million. 

TGI Fridays to Shift to Mostly Franchised Model

Causal-dining chain hopes to sell most of its 247 company-owned locations during the next 18 months.

Beverage-Air Promotes Motes

Former manufacturers' rep takes on a new role as director of sales for the refrigeration equipment manufacturer.

Chain Operating Report for Sept. 30

Restaurant chains making headlines this week include Bennigan’s, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, Dog Haus, Dunkin’ Donuts and Fazoli’s.

Bonefish Grill Bolsters Culinary Team

CIA graduate and Seasons 52 veteran Pleau joins the casual dining chain's team.

Victory Refrigeration Names New Director of Sales

Foodservice refrigeration industry veteran takes on new role with another Ali Group company.

Burger 21 Promotes Remes

Burger 21 promoted Mike Remes to corporate chef and trainer.

Wight Joins Elite Global Solutions

Industry vet Wight takes on new challenges. 

T&S Brass Updates European Sales Team

Bert Dittmar joins team.

Meinen Assumes Perch as Cardinal's Western Region Sales Manager

Industry vet takes on new challenges. 

Cohen Joins Premier