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.

Quiznos Names Mathis President and CEO

Former Domino's Pizza and UPS veteran takes over on July 30.

National Restaurant Association Creates Military Foundation

Will focus on career opportunities for military personnel and veterans.

Ace Mart Adds Salemi

Former Electrolux veteran joins the San Antonio-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership.

Darden Agrees to Buy Yard House

The 39-unit restaurant chain will become part of Darden's Specialty Restaurant Group.

Electrolux Updates Management Team

Evans to lead North American operation and Dans to head up sales for the newly created Food Retail Division.

FCSI Adds Three Professional Members

Martinez, Tripoli and Turenne reach professional milestones.

Grindmaster-Cecilware Appoints Ibrahim and Dudding to Executive Posts

Pair assumes positions as senior vice president of operations and CFO, respectively.

Florida Club Names Laudia Executive Chef

Club chef veteran takes on new role.

National Restaurant Association Reports Continued Restaurant Job Growth

The restaurant industry outpaces the overall U.S. job growth rate by two to one, according to a new study by the NRA.

FE&S LEED and Energy Star Webcast Follow Up Questions

More than 500 foodservice professionals registered for FE&S' Webcast: What Foodservice Professionals Need to Know about Energy Star and LEED. The free hour-long webcast featured a lively question and answer segment that saw participants quizzing panelists Tarah Schroeder of Ricca Newmark Design and Richard Young and David Zabrowski of the Food Service Technology Center about all things Energy Star and LEED.

Winston Expands Rep Network

Johnson Commercial Agents comes on board.