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.
Papa John's International, Inc. promoted Edmond Heelan to senior vice president of North American operations and global operations support and training.
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) hit 102.7 in July, an increase of 0.7 percent from June. This marks the RPI’s first gain in three months. Any reading in excess of 100 means a period of expansion among the index of key restaurant industry indicators.
A team of five students enrolled in the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts’ associate and baccalaureate programs beat three other teams to win the 2015 National Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl at the American Culinary Federation’s National Convention.
There’s an old adage in the foodservice industry that says what gets measured is what gets done. And that applies to even the most basic tasks such as handwashing.
Let’s face it: Operators’ number one goal is getting quality food out to customers in a timely manner. Overseeing kitchen equipment repair is closer to a necessary evil. But unless they’re fine with spending good money on a soon-to-be-dead unit, operators need to do their homework when it comes time to make a repair/replace decision.