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.

MPM Food Equipment Group Moves into a Larger Facility

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer MPM Food Equipment Group has opened a 48,000-square-foot warehouse and office space complex at 236 Egidi Drive in Wheeling, Ill.

Ohana Buys Roy’s from Bloomin’ Brands

Bloomin' Brands, Inc. has agreed to sell all of its interests in its Roy's concept, including 20 company-owned restaurants, to United Ohana, LLC, a new company formed by Sunil Dharod.

Texas Roadhouse Updates Management Team

Steve Ortiz, chief operating officer of Texas Roadhouse, Inc., will retire effective January 12, 2015.

Celebrities Sign for Share Our Strength

 In support of Share Our Strength, SCA’s Tork brand provided more than 10,000 meals for children in need through a Dine Out For No Kid Hungry Sweepstakes held in conjunction with the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival.