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.

Lehmann Joins the National Restaurant Association Team

Former IFMA executive becomes part of the restaurant association's membership team.

ServSafe Program Now Offering eCertificates

The National Restaurant Association now offers complimentary eCertificates for its ServSafe suite of training products, including ServSafe Manager, Food Handler, Allergens and Alcohol. 

Panera Updates Executive Leadership Team

Former Darden and McDonald's executives Madsen and Koziol join the fast-casual restaurant chain.

Unified Brands Adds Product Line Director

McElyea to work with PowerSoak and other warewashing products.

Scotsman Names Clark President

Former president of Standex Cooking Solutions Group becomes president of the Illinois-based ice machine manufacturer.

Chicken Salad Chick Hatches Private Equity Partnership

Private equity firm invests in its eighth restaurant concept.

Steelite to add to its Product List

Technomic Names Noone Vice President

Moore Joins Pollo Tropical in the Lone Star State

Chef Dina Altieri Named Dean of the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts

Huddle House Names New Executive Chef

Restaurant industry veteran Townsend assumes leadership post with the casual dining chain.