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.

AHF Awards Honor Healthcare Professionals

The Association for Healthcare Foodservice announced the winners of its 2014 Future Horizons, Spotlight, Partnership in Leadership and Exemplary Leadership awards. AHF will present the awards during its annual conference, which takes place June 3-6 in Orlando, Fla.

Duke Manufacturing Updates Management and Sales Teams

Marvel promoted to president.

Manitowoc's Tilloston Sets Retirement Date

Steps aside after 41 years working with Delfield.

Jobe Joins Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants

Becomes the fast-casual chain's vice president of franchise development.

Hurricane Grill & Wings Bolsters Management Team

Franchising veteran Kruse comes on board as part of the executive team.

Spring USA Updates Rep Network

Posternak Bauer Associates Takes Over N.Y. Territory.

Geddes Joins Unified Brands

Restaurant industry veteran to take on chain account management role.

James Beard Foundation Names 2014 Award Winners

Chefs and restaurateurs recognized for their excellence and achievement in the culinary world.

Restaurant Industry Performance Hits 10-Month High

Forty-nine percent of operators made a capital expenditure for equipment and other items in the last three months. 

Yum! Brands to Update Leadership Team

Longtime company leader Creed to become CEO in January. 

Lippert Named CEO for Quaker Steak & Lube

Former Mazzi's CEO takes on new role.