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.

Tips Forecast Restaurant Sales

A new study from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) found that tip percentages can indicate restaurant sales.

Cool Concept: Cherry, New York City

Designed by Studio Gala, Jonathan Morr’s restaurant in Chelsea, Cherry, which opened earlier this year, focuses on French-Japanese cuisine by Chef Andy Choi and features a subterranean dining room with dark polished woods, lush red velvet and ornate sconces.

Women's Foodservice Forum Creates Aspire Higher Fund

Fund to promote advancing women in foodservice.

Canadian Restaurant Chains Keep Growing

Technomic's study shows top 200 chains moving forward.

Concord Hospitality Taps Wendel

Thirty-year veteran of the hospital industry takes on new challenges.

FCSI-The Americas' Members to Offer Foodservice Consultations During IHMRS

Foodservice operators can speak with design and MAS professionals as part of Ask the Experts. 

Unified Brands Promotes Campise

Foodservice equipment veteran becomes national sales director.

Bar Rescue: The Beverage Business' Changing Design

Today's cocktail culture continues to prompt foodservice operators from all industry segments to emphasize their bar areas. Doing so has a variety of implications on design, equipment selection and more.

FE&S' 2014 Tabletop Awards: Call for Entries

Deadline to submit is January 3, 2014. 

Babila Becomes President of Carpigiani USA

Company promotes sales and marketing head to leadership post. 

Pret A Manger Names Naylor to Lead U.S. Operations

Starbucks veteran to lead the U.K. company's 53 U.S. locations.