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.

Automation Nation

Starbucks added an automatic machine to its Auto Espresso program.

In Memory of Thomas Murray Funka, Sr.

Rational Opens Chicago Culinary Education Center

Foodservice equipment manufacturer Rational USA has opened a 1,200-sq.-ft. culinary education center in Chicago.

SPG Adds Edwards to Sales Team

In Memory of Charles Fadel

Restaurant Industry Remains on Expansion Path

Forty eight percent of foodservice operators report making a capital expenditure in the past six months.

Harris to Lead CleanRiver Recycling Solutions' New U.S. Entity

Doyon Named President of Middleby Canada

Canadian foodservice veteran to lead Middleby's efforts across the territories.

Military Foodservice Operators Recognized

The Hennessy/Hill Awards recognize top Air Force and Marine Corps foodservice facilities during the NRA Show 2011.


Study Shows Majority of Restaurateurs Have Recycling Programs

Study shows sustainable efforts gaining traction among restaurants and appreciated by consumers.

AHF Announces Finalists for Culinary Competition