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.

Remembering Lois Thompson

Industry mourns founder of Hiawatha Chef Supply.

Judge to Become Bonefish President

Cooper to retire after 23 years with the concept.

New Corporate Chef on the Menu at Unified Brands

Former restaurateur D'Angelo to help equipment manufacturer cook up solutions.

Restaurant Industry Expected to Post Modest Growth in 2013

National Restaurant Association forecasts 3.38 percent increase over 2012 levels.

Libbey to Become U.S. Distributor of Spiegelau and Nachtmann Lines

New deal takes effect Feb. 1, 2013.

REW Expands its Operation

Florida-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer opens Dubai location.

Remembering Ray Ward

Served MAFSI and the industry in numerous ways over his 30-year career.

Fiesta Restaurant Group to Open New Corporate Office

Group settling in Addison, Texas.

What Consumers Want When Dining Out

A Technomic study explores consumer behavior, attitudes and more about their dining habits.

New Healthcare Segment Manager for Unified Brands

Kirven brings experience to new role.

FMP Bought by Diversified Foodservice Supply Inc.

Parts distributor now part of the same portfolio as AllPoints.