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 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

Winston Industries Promotes Karmazin

Industry vet takes on new responsibilities.

D&W Fine Pack Acquires Jet Plastica Industries

Operations will continue at both of Jet Plastica's plant locations. 

National Restaurant Association Presents 2012 Restaurant Neighbor Award

Award recognizes excellence in community service among restaurant operators.

TableCraft Names Tait VP of Sales

TableCraft promotes from within.

Zoomba Group Promotes McAdam to VP of Sales and Marketing

FE&S's sales director takes on new challenges.

Global Foodservice Market Posts Modest Fourth Quarter Gains

Despite rocky economic conditions, spending at and visits to foodservice establishments show slight improvement, according to NPD.