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.

MAFSI Business Baromter Forecasts Steady Growth for Q1 2013

Q4 2012 met predicted growth.

National Restaurant Association, Educational Foundation Elect New Officers, Board Members

Officers and board members from across the United States and a variety of executive positions.

Noncommercial Foodservice Showing Signs of Growth

Healthcare segment leads among sub-segments. 

Blendtec Appoints New CEO

Former consultant and private equity manager Reed Beus takes helm.

National Restaurant Association Announces 2013 Kitchen Innovations Awards Recipients

Advances in Foodservice Equipment Honored in Industry Award at NRA Show 2013.

COEX Innovation Awards Recognize Foodservice Operators

Wendy's, Smashburger, Panera Bread, Noodles & Company honored by IFMA.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts Completes Series of Acquisitions

National parks concessioner expands its reach with adventure travel company, cruise ships and a hotel.

Ignite Restaurant Group Announces Series of Promotions

Four execs take on new roles within the organization.

CFESA Adds Three to its Board of Directors

Members from Ecolab, Commercial Parts & Service and Whaley Foodservice assume leadership positions in the trade association for service agents. 

Pitco Promotes Spittle

Foodservice equipment industry veteran becomes a vice president. 

Website Lists Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurants

AllergyEats, an online guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has listed the most allergy-friendly restaurant chains based on feedback from the food allergy community.