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.

Edward Don & Company Moves to New Facility

The industry's largest foodservice equipment and supplies dealership relocates to Woodridge, Ill.

Restaurant Industry's Performance Declined in December

Fifty percent of operators plan to make a capital expenditure in the next six months, the survey reports.

Conte Becomes FMP President

Grato becomes president emeritus. 

Hooters Uncovers New Prototype Design

Hooters unveiled a new prototype unit that it will implement in future locations.

Planning for Nontraditional Locations

The number of branded chain concepts located in nontraditional venues continues to grow. With this growth comes increased awareness and understanding of the particular design and layout challenges that arise from operating in a fraction of the brand's usual space. 

Concept Closeup: Building Better Brunches

San Diego, Calif.-based Hash House A Go Go, a 12-year-old concept, has spread its wings across the United States with four locations in Las Vegas as well as new stores in Reno, Chicago and most recently in Montville, Conn. 

The New Meat

Saladworks is testing a new carvery setup in its Paoli, Pa., store. 

Foodservice Consultants to Explore Trends and Directions

Half-day conference on the eve of The NAFEM Show features perspectives from a variety of foodservice operator segments.

Foodservice Solution Group becomes Reitano Design Group

Name change and new URL announced. 

 

FE&S names Singer Equipment Company 2013 Dealer of the Year

Singer Equipment Co. to accept this year's award on May 18.

Premier Restaurant Equipment Gets an Equity Partner

Hillcrest Capital Partners makes an investment in the Minnesota-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership.