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.
Former Fresh To Order executive assumes newly created development role with the Atlanta-based fast-casual pizza concept.
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies proudly announces that William Eaton, chairman of foodservice consulting firm Cini-Little, is the recipient of its 2016 Hall of Fame Award. Eaton will accept his award during FE&S’ 2016 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala, which will take place May 21 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.
The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation elected officers to its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, respectively. The officers serve one-year terms.
bd’s Mongolian Grill has purchased fast-casual Asian chain Flat Top Grill. Flat Top Grill and bd’s Mongolian Grill will maintain their names and individual concepts, and the bd’s operations and marketing teams will now support both restaurants.
Students at Misericordia University weigh the food waste of a lunch period to determine effectiveness of the campaign.
As part of its 12th annual Holiday Social, the Northeast chapter of Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) donated $15,000 for the Community Servings, a Massachusetts nonprofit organization. Community Servings is a food and nutrition program that provides services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses.
Microbreweries or craft breweries continue to give big beer brands a run for their money. In fact, many craft breweries, such as Minnesota-based Surly, have their own restaurants and other culinary outlets.