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.

Heatcraft Opens Innovation Center

Refrigeration manufacturer's facility to assist with training and educating customers, service agents and others.

National Restaurant Association Show Extends Chicago Stay Through 2021

FE&S Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala will remain on the Saturday of the NRA Show through 2021, too.

Victory Refrigeration Adds a Pair of Regional Sales Managers

Foodservice equipment industry veterans Gutkowski and Poulos take over sales roles for the refrigeration manufacturer.

Taco Cabana Updates Management Team

Mark Phillips promoted to key leadership role.

TriMark USA Buys Century Concepts

Joins TriMark South to serve Atlanta and other markets in the southeast region.

McGuire Joins Briad Group

Former Palm Restaurant executive to work on the Zinburger and CUPS concepts.

Pecinka Ferri Associates Adds to Sales Team

Foodservice industry veteran Evren joins the N.Y. area rep firm.

Sysco Updates Canadian Management Team

White to lead Sysco Canada.

NRA's August RPI Heats Up to 100.6 in August

Restaurant industry posts first performance increase in five months, according to the National Restaurant Association.

Fashion Forward: Trends in Tabletop

Creativity is back.

Sun Shines on Cheesecake Factory's Solar Thermal System

The nearly 170-unit chain installed a solar thermal unit in its Pleasanton, Calif., location.