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.

Romano's Macaroni Grill Prepares to Move

Romano's Macaroni Grill plans to relocate its home office/restaurant support center to Denver by April 2017. 

Institute of Culinary Education Names Director of Culinary Affairs

The Institute of Culinary Education tapped James Beard Award winning Chef David Waltuck to serve as the school's first-ever director of culinary affairs.

800 Degrees Pizza Gets New Investors and Executives

Former Outback Steakhouse executive Overholt assumes CEO role for fast-casual pizza concept. 

AHF Presents Lifetime Achievement and Making A Difference Awards

The Association for Healthcare Foodservice presented its 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award to Julie Jones of The Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center. AHF also presented its 2016 Making A Difference Award to Maureen Leugers, MBA, RD of Gordon Food Service.

FCSI and MAFSI Members Support the Boston Rescue Mission

The Northeast Chapters of the Foodservice Consultants Society International — The Americas Division and Manufacturers’ Agents for Foodservice Industry (MAFSI) raised $16,550 for the Boston Rescue Mission as a result of their 43rd annual golf outing and reception.

Millennials Continue to Drive Groceraunt Sales

In-store dining and take-out of prepared foods from grocers has grown nearly 30 percent since 2008, and accounted for 2.4 billion foodservice visits and $10 billion of consumer spending in 2015, according to a report by the NPD Group, A Generational Study: The Evolution of Eating.

Webb Foodservice Design Adds Veteran Designer

Morning Meal Traffic Helps Drive Restaurant Industry Growth

Council of State Restaurant Associations Announces New Executive Vice President

Foodesign Associates Adds Project Director

Pie Five Names New VP of Operations

Former Starbucks executive joins the fast-casual pizza concept.