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.
The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry – stood at 100.2 in January, down 0.8 percent from its December level. Despite the decline, January marked the fourth time in the last five months that the RPI registered a score of more than 100, which signifies expansion in the index of key industry indicators. In addition, participating foodservice operators appear to be optimistic about the outlook for the industry.
FE&S' 2011 Top Achiever Awards recognize the best and the brightest from the foodservice dealer, consultant, rep and service agent ranks.</>
FE&S will honor the Dealer of the Year and Hall of Fame Award winners during its Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Dinner on May 21, 2011.
Foodservice equipment and supplies dealers are invited to participate in Foodservice Equipment & Supplies' annual Distribution Giants Study.