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.

Direct South to Merge with Citisco and Update Management Team

In a pair of separate announcements made at the same time, Direct South Inc., a Macon, Ga.,-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership, announced plans to merge with another dealership and to update its management structure.

FE&S Names M Tucker's Morgan Tucker DSR of the Year

She accepted the award during FE&S' 2012 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala.

NSF Names New VP for Global Food Safety

Chestnut brings experience, leadership to new position.

Grindmaster-Cecilware Names New Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing

Beverage industry veteran Immell will work out of the company's Illinois location.

FCSI Presents a Series of Awards

Foodservice Consultants Society International – The Americas Division recognized a series of foodservice professionals and individual organizations with a collection of awards.

Rowland Joins Watlow as VP of Operations

General Motors veteran brings more than 20 years of experience to his new role.

Restaurant Performance Index Closes Out First Quarter at a Post-Recession High

Restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales for the tenth consecutive month; Operators' outlook for capital spending at its highest level in more than four years.

Standex to Distribute Giorik Steambox Line in U.S.

BKI's line of combi ovens will include Giorik technology.

Component Hardware Group Adds Moore to Sales Team

He joins the manufacturer of plumbing and hardware products as business development manager for national accounts.

Briggs Joins Carlisle as Director of Healthcare Equipment

Responsibilities also include parts and service department.

NRA Names 2012 Faces of Diversity Award Winners

Entrepreneurs honored for achieving their dreams in restaurant operations