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.

National Restaurant Association's Kids LiveWell Initiative More than Doubles in Size

Program Expands to Over 41,000 Restaurant Locations Nationwide. 

Fast-Casual Foodservice Continues Growth Spurt

Sales outpace other restaurant industry segments. 

Akam to become CEO of American Restaurant Concepts

Former Hooters America CEO will look to turn the Florida-based franchisor into a national brand and diversify the company via new concepts. 

GRILLiT Updates Leadership Team

Former Quiznos executive Hajj becomes CEO for the Florida-based fast-casual chain. 

ABC Announces Award Winners

Allied Buying Corp., a Lombard, Ill.-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, recognized a handful of its dealer members and manufacturers for their results over the previous year.

Micro Matic Announces Seven New Foodservice Hires

All seven completed Micro Matic's draft training course, ensuring all understand equipment necessary to offer draft beer or wine. 

Huddle House Names New CDO

Industry vet Jonathan Benjamin joins the family dining chain as it prepares for rapid expansion. 

Star Manufacturing Names Easterday VP of Sales and Marketing

Foodservice equipment industry veteran takes on a new sales and marketing role. 

QualServ Adds Green to Leadership Team

Manufacturing industry veteran takes over as COO. 

Gordon Joins HLC as District Sales Manager

Tabletop veteran to manage the firm's Northern California and Nevada territories. 

Myers Restaurant Supply Expands to East Coast

Dealer opens New Jersey location.