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.

Waste Management Program Keeps Lady Liberty Smiling

More than 3 million tourists from all over the world visit the Statue of Liberty each year. As a result, the foodservice operations on Liberty Island average more than 2,200 transactions per day. Despite doing such a high volume, the foodservice operation has a 94 percent waste diversion rate.Each year, 3 million tourists from all over the world visit the Statue of Liberty and another 2 million make the trip to visit nearby Ellis Island. The popularity of these two attractions within the National Parks system is simple. "The Statue of Liberty is the world's icon and Ellis Island tells America's story," said Bob Uffer, general manager for Evelyn Hill Inc., which oversees the foodservice for both Liberty and Ellis Islands in New York City.

Maletz Joins WD Partners

Will lead organizational design and daily operations.

FCSI’s Ask the Experts Comes to IHMRS

MAS services offered for the first time.

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill Promotes Bafundo

Industry veteran becomes vice president of company and franchise operations.

Thibert Becomes President of TriMark United East

Hyman will focus on Trimark U.S.A.

Oneida and Anchor Hocking Merge Under the EveryWare Global Umbrella

Iconic brands will remain in place.

C-Store Sales Increase in Second Quarter

NPD reports C-Store customer traffic remains stable.

CHG Bolsters Regional Sales Team

Tuman takes over mid-Atlantic and Northeast territory for all CHG brands.

Investment Firm Buys Tropical Smoothie

Company veteran Rotondo becomes CEO.

Frieling U.S.A. to Distribute Seltmann China and Tableware

Kraus to Join Frieling team as national sales manager for the Seltmann line.

Freiberg Named President of Carlisle FoodService

Company vet takes on new role.