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.

Canadian Foodservice Market Growing Faster Than U.S.

The Canadian foodservice market continues to grow. Here are five leading Canadian foodservice trends from Technomic.

 

David Mouck Promoted to President of Robot Coupe

Foodservice veteran David Mouck takes over the leadership of Robot Coupe.

 

FE&S Announces 2011 Dealer of the Year Dates and Platinum Sponsors

FE&S' annual Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala honors the best of the best. Read on to learn the initial details surrounding this highly anticipated event.

NSF Issues Call for Entries for 2011 Food Safety Leadership Awards

NSF is collecting nominations for its 2011 Food Safety Leadership Awards which recognize excellence in food safety and encourage individuals to continually develop advancements that raise the level of foodservice food safety for the consuming public. Entries are due February 1, 2011.

Consumers Headed Back to the Bar, Technomic Reports

Alcohol purchases are expected to increase 1.9 percent next year, reports Technomic.

Dubey Joins Centerplate Team

Michael Dubey, a 30-year veteran of the foodservice industry, is the newest member of the Centerplate team.

Chefs Identify Leading Trends for 2011

Heading into 2011, the top three operational trends will be mobile food trucks and pop-up restaurants, restaurants with gardens, and social media marketing, according to a National Restaurant Association Survey of more than 1,500 professional chefs that are members of the American Culinary Federation. Key menu trends for 2011, according to the study, include local and hyper-local sourcing, healthy children's meals, sustainable seafood, and gluten-free cuisine.

 

All Points Foodservice Parts & Supplies Purchased

AllPoints Foodservice Parts & Supplies has a new owner: KRG Capital Partners.

CHART Names Amos President

Mike Amos has become the 40th president of CHART, the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers.

Brinker Announces Pair of Management Changes

Brinker International, Inc. welcomes restaurant industry veteran Ian Baines to its management team and promotes Carin Stutz.

KOLD-DRAFT Names Jack Antell Vice President, Sales