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.

GRILLiT Updates Leadership Team

Former Quiznos executive Hajj becomes CEO for the Florida-based fast-casual chain. 

ABC Announces Award Winners

Allied Buying Corp., a Lombard, Ill.-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, recognized a handful of its dealer members and manufacturers for their results over the previous year.

Micro Matic Announces Seven New Foodservice Hires

All seven completed Micro Matic's draft training course, ensuring all understand equipment necessary to offer draft beer or wine. 

Huddle House Names New CDO

Industry vet Jonathan Benjamin joins the family dining chain as it prepares for rapid expansion. 

Star Manufacturing Names Easterday VP of Sales and Marketing

Foodservice equipment industry veteran takes on a new sales and marketing role. 

QualServ Adds Green to Leadership Team

Manufacturing industry veteran takes over as COO. 

Gordon Joins HLC as District Sales Manager

Tabletop veteran to manage the firm's Northern California and Nevada territories. 

Myers Restaurant Supply Expands to East Coast

Dealer opens New Jersey location. 

Sysco Names Charlton Sr. VP for Distribution Services

Grocery industry executive joins foodservice distributor. 

Illinois Tool Works Acquires Chinese Foodservice Equipment Business

ITW gains entry into Chinese Western cooking industry. 

Taco John's Adds to its Development Team

Pair of former Arby's executives team up again for this Mexican-themed quick-service restaurant chain.