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.

Greco Named COO for Newk's

Former Sbarro's CEO takes helm. 

Salsarita's Promotes Pair

Cote and Carter take on new roles.

Aladdin Temp-Rite Adds Reuss to its Sales Team

Sales pro to manage the company's northern territory.

PJP Buys Gelmarc

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer acquires its third company in seven years.

Centerplate Names Interim President and CEO

Verros takes over for Hague.

Heritage Parts Continues Brand Evolution

The parts distributor’s launch of an e-commerce site represents the latest in a series of key steps designed to help Heritage Parts work better with OEMs and service agents.

Foodservice Trends: Wine

With the fall “wine crush” around the corner, we talk to a winemaker  and researchers to find the latest trends in this beverage category that’s seeing a resurgence.

Restaurant Operators' Outlook Darkens

The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) hit 101.0 in July, dropping .3 from June.

Ovation Brands Promotes Pair

Restaurant veterans Pascuzzi and Wooten become divisional chiefs for the multi-concept operator.

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar Forms Franchising Team

Trio of franchise veterans to lead the casual dining chain’s development efforts.

Hansen Group and Reps South Merge

Pair of MAFSI member companies form expanded manufacturers’ rep firm.