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Foodservice Industry Responds to Hurricane Harvey (Part III)

Learn how a foodservice equipment and supplies dealer hard hit by the flooding and a restaurant chain continue to claw back from this historic natural disaster.

Singer Equipment Co. Buys Ashland Equipment

Foodservice Industry Rebounds After Hurricane Harvey (Part II)

An update on industry efforts regarding Hurricane Harvey


FAT Brands Buys Two Steak Concepts

Multiconcept operator prepares to go public.

Foodservice Industry Hits Back at Hurricane Harvey (Part I)

Editor’s Note: The following is FE&S’ initial coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. If you have updates to share about your business, please reach out to FE&S’ Editorial Director Joe Carbonara via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Small Plates and Sharable Menu Items Grow in Popularity

The Middleby Corporation Acquires QualServ


Sterno Products Acquires sevenOKs

Le Duff America Reorganizes for Growth

The company nears the end of la Madeleine refranchising, sells Bruegger’s Bagels and primes Brioche Doree for U.S. launch.

Foodservice Traffic Dips

The NPD Group reports the continued slowdown makes for six consecutive quarters of weak traffic.


Centerbridge Partners to Acquire TriMark USA