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.

Yogurtland Announces Senior Leadership Changes

Founder Chang becomes company chairman.

Anderson Joins Pitco Team

Middleby vet relocates from Australia.

Genovese Joins First Watch

Former Starbucks executive takes on franchising role.

Five Foodservice Trends for 2014

Mintel analyst Julia Gallo-Torres provides insight into industry research.

Smallcakes Names Saqr CEO

Franchise operator joins cupcake-themed chain's executive management team.

Restaurant Industry Performance Inches Forward

National Restaurant Association's RPI hit 101.2 in November.

Who's Juicing: The Detox Trend Continues

Juicing remains a popular dining trend, one that allows consumers to embrace their desire to partake in better-for-you food items. Here is a brief overview on how a variety of foodservice operators continue to capitalize on this trend.

The Groupon Café Caters to Health-Focused Millennials

With many uncertainties floating around the new healthcare laws, many businesses have looked to tackle their high-cost insurance premiums via wellness offerings by focusing on the fare their cafeterias offer. Groupon is one such company.

Darden Prepares to Cast Off Red Lobster

Lopdrup to lead separation efforts.

Middleby Purchases Automatic Bar Controls

This deal comes on the heels of Middleby's acquisition of Celfrost. 

DineEquity Restructures International Operation

Former Wyndham executive to lead international development efforts for Applebee's and IHOP.