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Remembering Milton Schwartz

Bargreen Ellingson Buys The Restaurant Source

TriMark USA Buys R.W. Smith & Co.

Consolidation among foodservice equipment and supplies dealers heats up.

The Boelter Companies Acquires Premier Restaurant Equipment Company

Sam Tell and Son to Acquire Premium’s Assets

Pieology Buys Project Pie

Millennials Continue to Drive Groceraunt Sales

In-store dining and take-out of prepared foods from grocers has grown nearly 30 percent since 2008, and accounted for 2.4 billion foodservice visits and $10 billion of consumer spending in 2015, according to a report by the NPD Group, A Generational Study: The Evolution of Eating.

Accelerated Cooking for Today’s Modern Operators

With consumers placing an emphasis on menus that use fresh and local ingredients, foodservice operators find themselves pressed for time to make food-to-order in a manner that meets guests’ expectations for speed of service. At the same time, operators now look to set up shop in smaller spaces to lower overhead costs and allow them to serve new areas.

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.