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MAFSI Reports Moderate Foodservice Growth in First Quarter

Reps project sales growth of 3.7 percent for the second quarter of 2012

This Week in Foodservice: May 15, 2012

Longtime foodservice industry observer Jerry Stiegler shares some economic and foodservice industry-related data. This week's article includes the Knapp Track Report, financial results for a number of chains and more.

Jack in the Box Promotes Comma

New CEO promoted from within.

Lawrence to Become Darden's Sr. VP and Chief Supply Chain Officer

Takes over effective May 28.

ARAMARK Names Foss President and CEO

Former PepsiCo executive takes over with the contract feeder effective immediately.

Sysco Senior Management Changes Announced

A series of changes realigns management structure

Direct South to Merge with Citisco and Update Management Team

In a pair of separate announcements made at the same time, Direct South Inc., a Macon, Ga.,-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership, announced plans to merge with another dealership and to update its management structure.

FE&S Names M Tucker's Morgan Tucker DSR of the Year

She accepted the award during FE&S' 2012 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala.

Rowland Joins Watlow as VP of Operations

General Motors veteran brings more than 20 years of experience to his new role.

Restaurant Performance Index Closes Out First Quarter at a Post-Recession High

Restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales for the tenth consecutive month; Operators' outlook for capital spending at its highest level in more than four years.

Standex to Distribute Giorik Steambox Line in U.S.

BKI's line of combi ovens will include Giorik technology.