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Restaurant Performance Index Hits 102 in June

Sixty-four percent of foodservice operators have made a capital expenditure purchase in the past six months, according to the National Restaurant Association.

Trend Alert: The Growth of Foodservice Hobbyists, Community-Driven Concepts, Customization and Veggies

At Technomic's annual Trends & Directions Conference in Chicago, representatives from the research firm did what they do best: outlined a handful of trending topics and backed them up with supporting data, an economic overview and even more data. Here's a look at a few factors that will influence the foodservice industry in the coming year.

What Integrated Project Delivery Means for the Foodservice Industry

With the principles of lean design and construction catching on in foodservice design, designers and kitchen equipment contractors need to work more efficiently with architects and other members of the project team. One approach that is growing in popularity is integrated project delivery.