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.
SEFA, an Illinois-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, announced its annual award winners. Among the 34 award winners, Restaurant Depot and Jetro Cash ‘N Carry were named SEFA Member of the Year. SEFA also presented The Vollrath Company with its Supplier of the Year Award.
Smashburger co-founder Tom Ryan will assume the role of chief brand officer for the fast-casual burger concept. Ryan and partner Rick Schaden co-founded Smashburger in 2007. Ryan has since served as chief concept officer, overseeing product development and quality standards.
Oliver Packaging & Equipment Company announced a series of appointments within the leadership of its food equipment division. Joe Gallagher was promoted to director of food equipment. Frank Fuller was promoted to director of national accounts. Mark Pierson was appointed eastern U.S. regional sales manager.
An event at the University of Massachusetts Amherst celebrates the Best Campus Food as designated by the Princeton Review.
Edward Don & Company has promoted Scott Peeler to serve as a regional sales manager. In his new role, Peeler becomes responsible for Edward Don & Company’s territories in Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and northern sections of Florida.