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.

Johnson Ascends to Twin Peaks' CEO Role

Former Brinker executive assumes leadership position with the fast-growing restaurant chain.

Blendtec to Pair with Lancer for Sales and After-Market Support

Strategic partnership marks changes for blender manufacturer.

Paci Becomes CEO for Corner Bakery and Il Fornaio

Former Einstein Noah executive joins the multi-concept operator.

Drake Becomes CEO of Famous Brands

West Point alum to head the company.

Dickey’s Barbecue Adds R&D Chef

Art Institute of Dallas alum takes on new challenge. 

Smashburger Sells 40 Percent of Company to Asian Restaurant Company

Jollibee Foods purchases a stake in a fast-casual burger concept.

New Name for New York-Based Dealer

Buffalo Hotel Supply has changed its name.

Johnny Rockets Adds to its Management Team

Harris and Worlikar join team.

Remembering Jon Lewis

Jon Lewis, a longtime member of the college foodservice community has passed away.

Felton Brushes Updates Rep Network

Felton Brushes Ltd appointed four new representative firms for its Chef Felton line of broiler, oven and grill brushes.

SHFM Names Directors’ Award Winners

SHFM presented five foodservice professionals with its Directors Awards, which recognize those individuals who the society feels have gone “above and beyond to serve the association and better the industry.”