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.

Ruby Tuesday and LongHorn Update Leadership

Longtime member of the restaurant community becomes concept president for the casual dining chain.

Thermodyne Updates Rep Network

Consumer Traffic and Spending Increases at Restaurants

Despite improvements, QSR and family dining segments continue to hold the restaurant industry back.

Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group Promotes Manche and Berryhill

Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group promoted Johnny Manche has been promoted to vice president of finance, and Beth Berryhill to director of human resources.

Remembering John McGonigle

 John “Jay” McGonigle, formerly of The MPH Group, a Boston-based independent manufacturers’ rep firm, passed away on July 18, 2015.

Standex Updates Sales and Marketing Teams

Technomic Promotes Monnette

Technomic Inc., the Chicago-based foodservice market research firm, promoted Sara Monnette to vice president.

Restaurants Unlimited Names Eschweiler President

Chicagoland Foodservice Distributor Expands to New Location

The Joy of 6: Key Trends Shaping the Foodservice Industry in 2015

With half of 2015 in the books, Chicago-based research firm Technomic took stock of the market forces and menu trends emerging in the foodservice industry and pinpointed six key trends impacting the foodservice industry. 

Diversified Foodservice Supply Acquires D.S.I. Parts