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Adams-Burch Bought by TriMark USA

Understanding Your Equipment Repair and Maintenance Bills

Managing a foodservice operation's repair and maintenance expenses requires an understanding of how service agents structure their invoices and fees. The more operators understand, the better they can manage their costs. These different billing practices can make it hard for servicers and operators to have a fruitful conversation about costs.

Restaurant Industry Performance Index Climbs to 101.6

Fifty-eight percent of restaurant operators reported a same-store sales gain between April 2015 and April 2016.

FE&S Names Breckenridge's Claus 2016 DSR of the Year

The Ohio-based DSR accepted his award during FE&S' 2016 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala.

Middleby Purchases Follett

Private Equity Firm Prepares to Buy Krispy Kreme

In a deal valued at an estimated $1.35 billion, JAB Beech Inc. has agreed to acquire Krispy Kreme. At the close of the transaction, Krispy Kreme will be privately owned and will continue to be independently operated from Krispy Kreme’s current headquarters in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Jamba to Relocate to Texas

Company to open a new test kitchen in its Whirl’d Center.

SEFA Announces 2016 Award Winners

SEFA, an Illinois-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, announced its annual award winners. Among the 34 award winners, Restaurant Depot and Jetro Cash ‘N Carry were named SEFA Member of the Year. SEFA also presented The Vollrath Company with its Supplier of the Year Award.

Private Equity Firm Prepares to Buy Pink Taco

Parent company of Real Mex Restaurants to add the rock-n-roll themed Mexican concept to its growing portfolio.

Help the Supply Chain Help Customers Through Better Communication

Members of the supply chain begin working closer together to stave off service-related issues to ensure that the equipment foodservice operators purchase lives up to its brand promise.

Cini-Little’s William Eaton to Receive FE&S’ 2016 Hall of Fame Award

Foodservice Equipment & Supplies proudly announces that William Eaton, chairman of foodservice consulting firm Cini-Little, is the recipient of its 2016 Hall of Fame Award. Eaton will accept his award during FE&S’ 2016 Dealer of the Year and Industry Awards Gala, which will take place May 21 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago.