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.

Petersen Joins Bakergroup Foodservice Consulting & Design

College dining veteran joins the Michigan-based firm.

Vulcan Updates its Team

Maresca promoted to director of sales – East.

WFF Introduces its 2016 Board of Directors

Davidson becomes president of the Women's Foodservice Forum.

Yum! Brands' Novak to Retire

Arctic Walk-In Coolers and Freezers Announces New President

Wright Becomes CEO of Famous Dave's

Foodservice Visits to Grow 1 Percent in 2016, Per NPD

QSRs, breakfast and other factors helped increase consumer traffic in 2015. 

Imperial Brown Names New President

Jimenez appointed CFO. 

Popeyes Introduces New International Design

Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen used the opening of its restaurant in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, as a launch for the quick-serve chicken chain’s new design for international locations.

Ruby’s Diner Hits the Road with a Food Truck

Ruby’s Diner, a California-based diner concept, is taking its menu to the streets via a food truck. Aptly named The Ruby’s Diner Food Truck, the 24-foot-long, 12-foot-wide vehicle serves a limited version of the chain’s menu offerings, including burgers, grilled cheese and shakes.

Bonanza Steak & BBQ Debuts in Missouri

Homestyle Dining introduced a new restaurant concept: Bonanza Steak & BBQ in Eureka, Mo. The multi-concept operator plans to grow its new restaurant chain to more than 100 franchise locations in the next 5 years.