Foodservice News & Trends

Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.

Market Research: Cleanliness is…Tastiness?

Cleanliness is just as important as taste when it comes to selecting restaurants, according to foodservice research firm Technomic.

Grillin’ Season: One Restaurant Chef Designs His Own Robata Grill

A new trend in grilling has emerged as a slew of restaurants in Las Vegas, New York, Chicago and other major metropolitan markets experiment with an ancient Japanese technique. Known as robata, this approach uses special charcoal and stones and is known for its powerful heat and low smoke point.

NRA Changes 2012 Show Dates

Event stays in Chicago but avoids overlap with pair of global events.