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.

SHFM to Host Culinary Competition

The Society for Hospitality & Foodservice Management will host the SHFM Scholarship Showdown, a student culinary competition modeled after several television shows. The competition will present the winner with a scholarship.

SHFM Announces Directors' Award Winners

FEDA Announces 2015 Convention Details

The Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA) will host its annual convention March 25-29, 2015, at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.

Remembering Vincent Guarriello


Electro Freeze Promotes Klingler

Tom Hotard will take control of domestic sales.

Wilbur Curtis Co. Promotes Reddington

New director of marketing. 

Chuck E. Cheese's Parent Buys Peter Piper Pizza

Private equity firm ACON Investments divests the 32-unit pizza and entertainment chain.

Stafford-Smith Names New Vice President of National Accounts

Michigan-based foodservice equipment dealer promotes longtime associate Ziolkowski.

Black Angus Brands Ames President and CEO

Former Benihana executive takes on a new role with the steakhouse chain.

Denny’s Promotes Bode

Company also named new marketing and people officers.

Heely Joins the Veggie Grill Team

Former Earl of Sandwich executive becomes CEO for the emerging fast-casual chain.