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.

Rakers Joins U.S Cooler Sales Force

Will handle Midwestern territory for the foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Metz Joins Nor-Lake

Foodservice equipment industry veteran now serves as Nor-Lake's national accounts manager.

FMP Reorganizes its Sales Force

Foodservice equipment manufacturer updates its approach to serving the industry.

Energy Star Recognizes Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers

EPA recognizes these factories for their commitment to providing sustainable products and educating customers.

Church's Chicken Names Pair of Senior Vice Presidents to Leadership Team

A pair of industry veterans will take on new roles at the chicken chain.

Industry Outlook Remains Positive Despite Dip in RPI

Restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales for the eighth consecutive month.

Jamba Juice Updates Management

Washington and Shields take on newly created positions. 

San Jamar-Chef Revival Bought by DDI

Sales and customer service operations to remain intact.

Chicago Pizza Chain Gets Thinner

Noah Himmel, the third-generation owner of the Chicago-based Edwardo's Pizza chain, introduced a new concept focused on thinner, lighter pizza — a departure from the chain's signature cheesy, calorie-dense, deep dish pies.

FE&S Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala Winners Announced

Magazine to celebrate the best of the best on the evening of May 5 at Chicago's Ritz-Carlton.

Cretors Names 2012 Bert Nathan Memorial Award Winner

Shelly Oleson recognized for her accomplishments in the theater concessions industry.