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.

Bar Rescue: The Beverage Business' Changing Design

Today's cocktail culture continues to prompt foodservice operators from all industry segments to emphasize their bar areas. Doing so has a variety of implications on design, equipment selection and more.

FE&S' 2014 Tabletop Awards: Call for Entries

Deadline to submit is January 3, 2014. 

Babila Becomes President of Carpigiani USA

Company promotes sales and marketing head to leadership post. 

Pret A Manger Names Naylor to Lead U.S. Operations

Starbucks veteran to lead the U.K. company's 53 U.S. locations. 

HLC Welcomes Back Drake

Tabletop sales pro returns to her previous employer. 

Women's Foodservice Forum Chair to Guide Operations

WFF launches search for new president.

Darden Unveils Leadership Succession Plan

Lee replaces the retiring Madsen as president and COO. 

McAlister's Creates New Development Post

Sturgis joins the fast-casual restaurant chain.

U.S. Restaurant Traffic Modestly Increases in Q2 2013

Fast-casual restaurant continue to thrive, jumping 8 percent in the second quarter. 

Mercer Cutlery Carves Out New Home

Company moves to Ronkonkoma. 

The Passing of Fritzi Woods

Former PrimeSource leader passed away unexpectedly.