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.

Kona Grill Names Bakay President and CEO

Nahkunst to leave the casual dining chain for personal reasons.

SPG Names New Director of Sales for Supermarket and "C" Stores

Bill Martindale takes on new role.

Premium Supply Co. to Acquire Tassone Equipment

Deal between pair of New York foodservice equipment and supplies dealers set to close in March.

Consulting Firm Changes Name

New name focuses on sustainability and the firm's foodservice expertise.

Focus Names Baron President

Foodservice veteran has experience with Manitowoc and Hobart.

Maverick Stainless Names New VP of Sales and Marketing

Palazeti brings two decades of experience to new role.

Parts Town Develops Mobile App

Apps a burgeoning area for suppliers.

FCSI Releases Grant Applications for 2012 Conference

Funds can help defray costs associated with attending the society's April event in Kansas City, Mo.

RJS Associates and Theodore Barber & Co. to Merge Feb. 1.

New foodservice consulting company to go to market as RJS|Barber Associates.

Vollrath Added Five New Members to its Sales Team

Collection of foodservice veterans will serve Vollrath customers in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Metz Culinary Names Director of Clinical Nutrition Services

Brenkus brings more than 20 years experience to position.