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.

Tacos 4 Life Names New COO

Former Zaxby’s executive Yasin joins the fast-growing Arkansas restaurant chain.

Bulgarelli Becomes Applebee’s Chief Culinary Officer

AHF Presents Lifetime Achievement and Chapter of the Year Awards

Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group Names VP of Product Management & Marketing

EMR Names New Operations Manager

Foodesign Associates adds Project Director of Strategic Planning


Arby’s Names Rob Lynch President

Pei Wei to Cut Ties with PF Chang’s

Headquarters will move to Las Colinas, Texas.

Le Duff America Reorganizes for Growth

The company nears the end of la Madeleine refranchising, sells Bruegger’s Bagels and primes Brioche Doree for U.S. launch.

Foodservice Traffic Dips

The NPD Group reports the continued slowdown makes for six consecutive quarters of weak traffic.


Julie Hauser-Blanner to Lead the U.S. Launch of Brioche Doree