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.

Manitowoc Sells Jackson Brand to Hoshizaki USA

Deal expected to net $26M for Manitowoc. 

U.S. Restaurant Count Increases by 4,442 Units

NPD's ResCount study reports a .7 percent increase compared to last year.

Kitchen Brains Buys Modularm Corp.

Founder will stay with Modularm. 

Technomic Presents Inaugural Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Award Winners

Technomic asked consumers to rate 115 leading restaurant chains on more than 60 different attributes.

Boneheads Gets new CEO

Rubio's veteran Miska joins the Atlanta-based casual dining chain.

Ali Group Updates Scotsman's Management

CEO and CFO positions affected. 

NSF Launches 2013 Food Safety Leadership Awards Program

Nominations now being accepted. 

GMCW Updates Sales Roster

Louisville-based foodservice equipment manufacturer Grindmaster-Cecilware (GMCW) promoted one long-time member of its sales team and added two new players to its roster.

Remembering Tony Mazur

Mazur was a founding member of MAFSI.

T&S Brass Adds Nolan to its Marketing Team

Nolan comes from Elkay Manufacturing.

Holmes Reunites with Unified Brands

Company veteran takes on new challenge.