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.

Blendtec Names New Commercial Sales Director

Foodservice equipment industry vet Scott Hinckley joins team. 

AutoQuotes Names New VP of Sales

John Whitlock takes on executive sales role. 

LeanPath Adds Three to Business Development Team

Trio of appointments will develop various market segments. 

Pecinka Ferri Associates Names Noel Corporate Chef

Johnson and Wales alumni joins the New Jersey-based manufacturer's rep firm.

Scotsman Names New Western Regional Sales Manager

Gary Schwalb takes on new role.

Counts Joins Huddle House Management Team

New COO comes on board in the midst of a major growth spurt for the family restaurant chain. 

Scotsman Names Biel Director of Marketing

Company veteran takes on new challenges. 

Restaurant Performance Index Hits 10-Month High

Restaurant operators' outlook for sales growth and the economy improved.

Concept Closeup: PARK

This one-year-old Cambridge, Mass.-based restaurant in the heart of Harvard Square blends a pronounced bar with four distinct dining spaces for an all-night eating and drinking affair.


Meatless Everyday at Veggie Grill

Veggie Grill, a rapidly-expanding, vegetarian- and vegan-friendly concept based in Santa Monica, Calif., announced the opening of its 18th location in Encino.

Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Sales Fall Short of Projections but Keep Growing

MAFSI members' feedback indicates the sales pipeline is starting to fill.