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.

Winter Weather Snows Under Foodservice Sales

Technomic revises 2014 forecast down.

Foodservice Pros Step Up To Aid Taste of the NFL's 2014 Party with a Purpose

A collection of New York-area foodservice professionals come together to support the Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose, which raised enough money to provide 7 million meals to those in need.

Rise and Dine: Breakfast Visits Grow

Consumers cut back on lunch and dinner visits in 2013, per NPD.

GMCW Names New Northeast Sales Director

Foodservice equipment industry veteran Burr joins the multi-line manufacturer.

Remembering Frances Gustafson

Premier Restaurant Equipment Names Ziegler VP

Former Waymar executive joins the Minnesota foodservice equipment dealer’s staff in a development role.

MAFSI Names Jedlowski Associate Executive Director

Seasoned marketing executive will help further association's goals and member engagement.

Q&A with Master Baker Greg Wade of Little Goat, Chicago

Chicago-based Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard works with bread-baking guru Greg Wade to offer a wide selection of fresh baked goods for her second, diner-inspired restaurant Little Goat and its to-go and catering divisions.

Two Chicago Chefs Open Bakeries

This spring a pair of renowned Chicago restaurateurs plan to open new bakeries.

Hot Trend: Baked Goods

Move aside cronut.

Ali Group Hosts Dealer Training

Ali Group North America hosted 43 dealer members of PRIDE Marketing & Procurement, a foodservice equipment buying group.