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.

MEIKO Updates Its Management Team

Raines and Mason  get new roles for the manufacturer. 

Restaurant Performance Index Closes Out 2014 on a High Note

Majority of restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales and customer traffic levels; outlook for continued sales growth remains positive.

Curtis Promotes Two Executives

Brothers Kevin and Michael Curtis take on expanded roles.

Boxwood Capital Leaps into Frozen Yogurt Business with sweetFrog Acquisition

IFMA Introduces Executive Committee and New Board Members

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced six officers and six new directors have been elected to its 2015 Board of Directors.

Elite Global Solutions Promotes Gonzales

National Restaurant Association and Educational Foundation Name New Officers and Board Members

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the results from its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees elections. In addition, the NRA and NRAEF announced several industry leaders have joined their boards.

Hodges Takes the Driver's Seat for The Grilled Cheese Truck

Former Smoothie King VP assumes CEO role.

 

Tapping Into a Central Kitchen Advantage at Bozeman Public School District #7

During the 10 years after a central kitchen was built in 1993 for Bozeman Public Schools District #7, the district added 4 elementary schools and a middle school, bringing the total number of schools to 11 and expanding enrollment from 4,800 to 6,200. 

Dream Kitchen Survey Looks at Operator Use of Foodservice Equipment

The use of food preparation and storage equipment is on the rise, according to 35 percent of foodservice operators participating in the Dream Kitchen Survey, a joint research project from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine and Y-Pulse, a Chicago-based market research firm. 

Data Interchange Initiative Looks to Enhance Communication Among Foodservice Industry Business Partners

The foodservice equipment and supplies industry has fallen behind other industries when it comes to effective electronic communications capabilities with trading partners.