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Restaurant Performance Index Stays at 101.4 for June

Restaurant operators report positive same-store sales for the 13th consecutive month and remain optimistic about sales growth in the months ahead, according to the National Restaurant Association.

Number of Restaurants on the Rise

Visits increase, too, according to NPD's Spring 2012 ReCount study.

Manitowoc Promotes Hallett

Foodservice equipment industry veteran to work with Yum! Brands domestically and abroad.

LSRs Continue to Grab Foodservice Market Share

 

LSRs now account for 53 percent of the commercial foodservice industry.

Food Safety for Local Food

Sourcing locally grown ingredients is a trend that many foodservice operators now embrace. But when using smaller providers foodservice operators will need to take into account how they receive, store and prep ingredients to ensure they run a food-safe business. This article explores a variety of considerations and best practices operators should weigh when sourcing locally produced ingredients.

H. Weiss Buys Part of BRC Commercial Kitchens

Deal involves a pair of FEDA members.

Rockovits Joins Metz Culinary Management

Will work with school districts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Quiznos Names Mathis President and CEO

Former Domino's Pizza and UPS veteran takes over on July 30.

This Week in Foodservice: Did the Restaurant Industry Add 10,000+ Locations Last Year?

 

Is the number of restaurants growing or contracting? The National Restaurant Association says yes while other data says no. You decide.

Retail Sales Continue to Slide

While overall retail sales continue to struggle, the restaurant and bar segment remain somewhat of a bright spot for the U.S. economy.

Ace Mart Adds Salemi

Former Electrolux veteran joins the San Antonio-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership.