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.

Lou Malnati’s Opens New Chicago Restaurant

Lou Malnati’s, the renowned Chicago-style pizzeria chain, opened a new location in the Windy City’s bustling Lincoln Square neighborhood.

Vaughn to become President of Café Rio

Former Sonic executive Vaughn to assume leadership position for fast-casual Mexican chain.

Schroder Becomes President of Moe's Southwest Grill

Multi-concept operator FOCUS Brands named Bruce Schroder president of Moe's Southwest Grill, a fast-casual restaurant chain.

First Watch Hatches Acquisition of The Egg & I

Spittle Becomes Pitco President

Middleby promotes sales executive to lead its Pitco, MagiKitch'n, Anets and Perfect Fry brands.

SEFA Announces 2015 Award Winners

Myers Restaurant Supply named SEFA member company of the year.

NRAEF Presents ProStart Educators of the Year Awards

Bradshaw and Hummer receive the Maynard Award for excellence. 

7-Eleven to Acquire Some Tedeschi Food Shops

Deal focuses on the Northeast.

Denny's Miller Wins IFMA Gold Plate

John Miller, president and CEO of Denny's Corporation, was named the 2015 Gold Plate Award winner by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association.

Military Foodservice Pros Earn Recognition

National Restaurant Association Military Foundation celebrates the best of the best in armed forces foodservice.

Santos Joins Standex Food Service Equipment Group

Foodservice industry veteran becomes director of Canadian sales.