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.

Remembering Tech-24's Victor Curbean

Victor Curbean, an employee of Tech-24, a Virginia-based service agent, passed away from heart failure on July 18. He was 40 years old.

Tavistock Buys Seven Qdoba Locations

Multi-concept operator to convert these locations to FREEBIRDS restaurants.

CARD Highlights Foodservice Equipment Rebates

Searchable database includes more than 200 resources.

Remembering Service Ideas' Pat Murray

Minnesota entrepreneur was among the first inducted into the state's restaurant hall of fame.

Meiko Adds to Customer Service and Operations Team

Mason comes over from Unified Brands.

Healthy Living TV Personality Discusses Restaurants

Chef Nathan Lyon, the host of Veria Living's new show, Good Food America, talks about what restaurants can do to improve the healthfulness of their meals.

Colorado-Based Dealer Acquires Foodservice Design Firm

Superior Commercial Kitchens, Inc. now part of Tundra Restaurant Supply.

Segafredo Zanetti Espresso Café Debuts in New York

The Brothers Kang Group opened the first New York City location of Segafredo Zanetti (650 locations worldwide) in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.

Restaurant Performance Index Stays at 101.4 for June

Restaurant operators report positive same-store sales for the 13th consecutive month and remain optimistic about sales growth in the months ahead, according to the National Restaurant Association.

IHOP President Birch to Step Down

Parent-company DineEquity commences search for new IHOP president.

The Passing of William "Bill" Romke