Restaurant Outperform Retail Again, Foodservice Pros on the Move and Much More

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

November 19, 2014

Peros Becomes Togos CEO FE&S FlashNews

Togo’s Eateries, Inc. named Jim Peros its chief operating officer, overseeing all operations and the expansion of the brand’s restaurants throughout the west.

Restaurants Outperform Retail Market Again, Americans Are Cooking Less,
and More
FE&S FlashNews

Restaurant sales looked good in October. The NRA says consumers spent more on food away from home but NPD says traffic is down. Godfather’s enters the chicken business. Steam grills prove their worth for an up and coming chain and a whole lot more in This Week In Foodservice.

Boelter Acquires Robert Gill & Co. FE&S FlashNews

In an effort to expand its healthcare foodservice business in the Chicago area, The Boelter Companies has acquired Robert Gill & Company.

Former Le Duff Executive Vintz Becomes CEO of TooJay’s FE&S FlashNews

TooJay’s Restaurant and Deli named Jim Vinz its new CEO.

Lane Lands at Sandstone FE&S FlashNews

Nancy Lane joined the Sandstone Group Food Service Division, supporting its visual merchandising and product development areas. Sandstone is a multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer based in Wisconsin.

Whataburger Updates Structure and Management Team FE&S FlashNews

Whataburger has announced several updates to the company’s business structure and management team that go into effect January 1, 2015. This includes naming Dino Del Nano as chief operating officer for the Whatabrands Support System division. He formerly served as a senior vice president.

Remembering Top O’ The Table’s Tom Greenwald FE&S FlashNews

Tom Greenwald of Top O’ The Table/Zink Foodservice Group died unexpectedly of natural causes on November 8, 2014. He was 68 years old.

Remembering William Hyman FE&S FlashNews

Longtime independent manufacturers’ rep William Hyman of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, died Nov. 6. He was 69 years old.

Correction: FE&S FlashNews

In last week’s FlashNews, Franke Foodservice Systems, a foodservice equipment manufacturer based in Smyrna, Tennessee, was incorrectly identified as a distributor. For an updated version of the story click here.

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