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Using Foodservice Equipment to Mitigate Risk to People

While much of the focus today centers on healthy eating for consumers, protecting foodservice workers’ health should be an important consideration for operators across all industry segments. 

Full-Service Restaurants Should Focus on Menu and Atmosphere to Regain Momentum

It’s no secret that fast-casual concepts continue to take sales from other segments of the restaurant industry, including full-service restaurants.

Restaurant Performance Index Closes Out 2014 on a High Note

Majority of restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales and customer traffic levels; outlook for continued sales growth remains positive.

Manitowoc Explores Separating Foodservice and Crane Businesses

Spinoff of the multiline foodservice equipment business could be complete by the first quarter of 2016.

FE&S to Present 2015 Hall of Fame Award to Ken Gill

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies proudly names Ken Gill of The Gill Company, recipient of the magazine’s 2015 Hall of Fame Award. Gill will accept the award during FE&S’ 2015 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala, which takes place Saturday, May 16 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago.

Clark Associates Inc. Named FE&S' 2015 Dealer of the Year

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies proudly announces that Lancaster, Pa.-based Clark Associates Inc. is the recipient of the magazine's prestigious Dealer of the Year Award.

Restaurant Industry Sales Expected to Increase 3.8 Percent in 2015

Sales among fast-casual and quick-serve restaurants to grow 4.3 percent, per the National Restaurant Association's 2015 industry forecast. 

Analyst Bullish on Restaurants in 2015, Starbucks Payment App Hits Big and More

A Wall Streeter is bullish on restaurants in 2015. The housing market news was good in December. Should YUM spin off Taco Bell? McDonald’s financials remain weak while there is speculation on what Big Mac will trim from their menu. These stories and a whole lot more in This Week in Foodservice.

Building Your Foodservice Business: Three Points to Ponder for 2015

It’s a new year, and this year, a new dawn. The economy is the strongest it’s been in several years, the restaurant business continues to grow and that means foodservice designers are much busier than before. While many associations and research outlets like to release their picks for top trends in food and drink each year, here’s a look at three trends to think about as you set out to build your business in the coming year.

Ali Group to Promote a Pair

 Fink and Kelly climb the corporate ladder for the international foodservice equipment manufacturer.

Metz to Chair 2015 National Restaurant Association Show

Multiconcept restaurant operator John Metz will serve as the chairperson for the the 2015 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and the 2015 Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants (BAR) at the NRA Show, which takes place May 16-19 in Chicago.