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.

Corner Bakery Names New Chief Development Officer

Former Bloomin' Brands executive joins the fast-casual chain.

Pair of ProStart Educators Receive Maynard Award

Duo recognized for their excellence in foodservice education.

2014 Operator Innovation Award Winners Announced by the National Restaurant Association.

UCSF Medical Center Named Innovator of the Year by the National Restaurant Association.

Chandler Joins Belshaw Adamatic Bakery Group

Former Vulcan executive joins Ali Group North America.

Rational Names New Area Vice President of North America

Glueck gets new role for the cooking equipment manufacturer.

CFESA Announces Board of Directors Election Results

Toukatly becomes president.

Golden Gate Capital Agrees to Buy Red Lobster

Casual dining chain sells for approximately nine times its EBITDA.


Papa John's Updates Management Team

Ritchie promoted to COO.

KitchenAid Names McClure Global Director

Company veteran takes on a new role with the light equipment manufacturer.

Schroeder Joins Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Will take over as VP of Operations.

BRIX Holding Acquires Two Franchised Concepts

Company plans to update the prototypes and interiors of the newly acquired Smoothie Factory and RedBrick Pizza.