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.

Franke Foodservice Systems Acquires Easi-Serv Products

Popeyes Updates Senior Management Team

Chicken franchisor taps former IHOP executive to serve as COO and promotes a new president to its international operations.

Redrock Partners to Purchase Romano's Macaroni Grill

Ignite sells Italian-themed casual dining concept to a venture capital firm for $8 million in cash.

Osanloo Becomes P.F. Chang's CEO

Former Kraft executive takes a leadership position with the polished casual dining chain.

Gooden Joins Unified Brands

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer Unified Brands named Patricia Gooden to the newly created position of director of product development.

Beatrix Wins FE&S’ 2015 Facility Design Project of the Year Award

Award to be presented at Dealer of the Year Gala.

Lyons Becomes CFO for Unified Brands

Ali Group North America Promotes Lancaster to VP of HR

Mark Lancaster was appointed vice president of human resources for Ali Group North America.

Giggles ‘N Huggs Hires Kaufman

Former California Pizza Kitchen executive joins the emerging family-friendly restaurant chain.

IFMA Names 2015 Silver Plate Award Winners

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the winners of its 2015 Silver Plate Awards.

Bruce Takes Flight as Johnny Rockets’ CEO

Restaurant industry veteran joins the global burger chain.