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.

Clevenger Associates Buys MVP Services Group

Washington-based FCSI member company adds a Midwestern location to its portfolio.

Restaurant Locations Increased 3 percent in 2016

Energy Star Recognizes Several Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers

ITW to Promote Mohamed to VP/GM of Vulcan

Affinis Adds to its Team

Ruby Tuesday Names James Hyatt President and CEO

Franke Acquires Sertek

JAB to Acquire Panera Bread Company

Parent of Caribou and Krispy Kreme buys 2,000-plus unit fast-casual concept.

Krystal Updates Menu and Prototype

Dover Becomes President of Velvet Taco

Darden Acquires Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

Darden Restaurants, Inc. will acquire Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders, including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners.