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.

Foodservice Pros Step Up To Aid Taste of the NFL's 2014 Party with a Purpose

A collection of New York-area foodservice professionals come together to support the Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose, which raised enough money to provide 7 million meals to those in need.

Rise and Dine: Breakfast Visits Grow

Consumers cut back on lunch and dinner visits in 2013, per NPD.

GMCW Names New Northeast Sales Director

Foodservice equipment industry veteran Burr joins the multi-line manufacturer.

Remembering Frances Gustafson

Premier Restaurant Equipment Names Ziegler VP

Former Waymar executive joins the Minnesota foodservice equipment dealer’s staff in a development role.

MAFSI Names Jedlowski Associate Executive Director

Seasoned marketing executive will help further association's goals and member engagement.

Q&A with Master Baker Greg Wade of Little Goat, Chicago

Chicago-based Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard works with bread-baking guru Greg Wade to offer a wide selection of fresh baked goods for her second, diner-inspired restaurant Little Goat and its to-go and catering divisions.

Two Chicago Chefs Open Bakeries

This spring a pair of renowned Chicago restaurateurs plan to open new bakeries.

Hot Trend: Baked Goods

Move aside cronut.

Ali Group Hosts Dealer Training

Ali Group North America hosted 43 dealer members of PRIDE Marketing & Procurement, a foodservice equipment buying group.

Peet’s New Design Features Fresh, Contemporary Appearance in a Sustainable Space

Peet's Coffee & Tea unveiled its new flagship store in San Francisco's Marina District. When Peet's enters the Washington, D.C., market this spring, its stores will incorporate a similar contemporary design with
locally relevant materials and visually appealing imagery.