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.

Restaurant Industry Sales Expected to Increase 3.8 Percent in 2015

Sales among fast-casual and quick-serve restaurants to grow 4.3 percent, per the National Restaurant Association's 2015 industry forecast. 

Johnson to Become Starbucks COO

Former Microsoft executive will replace Alstead on March 1.

Romer Joins Bettcher Industries

Foodservice equipment industry veteran becomes director of sales for Ohio manufacturer.

TriMark Gill Group Promotes Anderson

Standex Names New President for Food Service Equipment Group

Danaher Corp. veteran De Greef-Safft to lead the multiline foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Canadian Restaurant Company Updates Management Team

Imvescor franchises under the the Pizza Delight, Mikes, Scores and B√Ęton Rouge names.

Edward Don & Co. Promotes Claude

Company veteran takes over category manager role for the foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.

Centerplate Promotes Fender and Ferrulo

Foldcraft Updates Management Team

Ruedinger replaces Mayhew as president and CEO for the Minnesota millwork manufacturer.

Remembering Michael Halstead of the TriMark Gill Group

Ali Group to Promote a Pair

 Fink and Kelly climb the corporate ladder for the international foodservice equipment manufacturer.