MAFSI Reports Sales Growth, Restaurant Wages Rise and Much More

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

March 4, 2015

MAFSI Members Report 2.9 Percent Sales Increase for Q4 2014 FE&S FlashNews

Overall sales of foodservice equipment and supplies grew by 2.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry’s (MAFSI) Business Barometer. This was less than the forecasted amount of 4.9 percent and less than the previous quarter’s growth rate of 3.8 percent.

This Week In Foodservice: Restaurant Wages Rise, Family Dining Chains Surge and Much More FE&S FlashNews

The NRA says January was a good month. Restaurant wages are heading up. Family dining chains are coming on strong. These stories and a whole lot more in This Week In Foodservice.

Gregg Becomes CEO of Capital Restaurant Concepts FE&S FlashNews

Capital Restaurant Concepts appointed Tom Gregg to serve as the chief executive officer for the multi-concept restaurant operator.

Remembering Vera Jenkins FE&S FlashNews

Longtime independent manufacturers’ rep Vera Jenkins passed away on February 21, 2015. She was 95 years old.

Real Mex Names Lockwood CEO FE&S FlashNews

Real Mex Restaurants appointed Bryan Lockwood to serve as chief executive officer of the full-service Mexican restaurant chain.

NRAEF Announces Restaurant Neighbor and Dream Award Recipients FE&S FlashNews

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the winners of its 2015 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream awards.

A.J. Antunes & Co. Updates Sales Team FE&S FlashNews

A.J. Antunes & Co. has promoted Daniel Schmidt to the newly created position of director of key accounts and hired Sarah Bullock to serve as regional sales manager.

Alto-Shaam Promotes Five Associates FE&S FlashNews

Alto-Shaam promoted five of its associates from the Wisconsin manufacturer's sales and customer service teams.

Chain Profile: Café Intermezzo is Old
FE&S FlashNews

With an extensive menu, a leisurely environment and what might be the world’s largest cappuccino and espresso machine, Café Intermezzo is betting that 21st-century America will take to the 19th-century European coffee house experience.

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