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.

Robert Rippe & Associates' Rich Kukla Retires

Foodservice consultant Rich Kukla has retired from Robert Rippe & Associates, after having spent 27 years with the Minnesota-based firm.

Cooper-Atkins Partners with J. Frishman & Associates

Foodservice equipment manufacturer looks to broaden its reach in the consultant community.

Remembering Michael Schatz

Remembering Inez Ellingson

Inez Ellingson passed away on May 11.

SEFA Presents 2014 Award Winners

C&T Design and Equipment Company named SEFA member of the year.

2014 Military Foodservice Awards Winners Announced

The National Restaurant Association's Military Foundation recognizes foodservice professionals from the Air Force, Air National Guard, Marine Corps and Navy.

Carlson Sells TGI Friday's

Sentinel to become the casual dining chain's majority shareholder.

Taco Bell to Promote Niccol to CEO

Creator of the Live Más brand tagline to replace Creed.

Broadhurst Receives IFMA Gold Plate Award

Eat'n Park Hospitality Group chairman takes top award.

Burke Joins El Pollo Loco Team

Supply chain veteran takes on a vice president role with the chicken chain.

Corner Bakery Names New Chief Development Officer

Former Bloomin' Brands executive joins the fast-casual chain.