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.

Brian Doyle joins The Sam Tell Companies

Former Baring Industries pro joins the New York-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer.

Compass Diversified Holdings Acquires SternoCandleLamp

Deal valued at $163 million.

BCA's Cultural Awareness Salute to Recognize Contreras and Thompson

Event will recognize leaders from Compass Group-Restaurant Associates and National Urban League during the annual celebration of diversity in foodservice.

Another Broken Egg Café Names New COO

Former franchisee Armantrout assumes an operational leadership position for the emerging restaurant chain.

Mahoney Joins CR Peterson + Associates

Former Market Forge sales pro to target foodservice operators in the healthcare and education segments.

Lemonade Restaurant Group Gets New Investor

KKR invests in the emerging fast-casual chain.

Logan's Roadhouse Names Borgese President

Former Max Brenner CEO assumes new role with the casual dining chain.

Edward Don & Company Expands its California Distribution Facility

Foodservice equipment and supplies dealer Edward Don & Company expanded its Mira Loma, California, distribution center, doubling the warehouse capacity.

CraftWorks Adds Frankenthaler to Culinary Team

Stan Frankenthaler has joined CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc. as chief officer of food, beverage and supply. 

Bettcher Industries Transitions Ownership to Employees

Larry Bettcher retires after more than 50 years with the company.

Beach and Luros-Gilbert Join Kitchens To Go Team

Pair of foodservice industry pros assume development roles for the mobile kitchen manufacturer.