July 1, 2015
Restaurant Performance Index Hits 102.3
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index stood at 102.3 in May, down 0.4 percent from a level of 102.7 in April. Any reading in excess of 100 indicates a period of expansion among for the monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry.
This Week in Foodservice: Sysco Bows Out of Merger, Hooters and Ruth’s Chris Remodeling and More
Restaurants are performing well in the minds of most consumers according to a recent study. Sysco bows out of the US Foods merger. Buffalo Wild Wings pleases guests by adding staff. Ruth’s Chris and Hooters are both investing heavily in remodeling. These stories and a whole lot more This Week In Foodservice.
Remembering Paul DeLorenzo
Randell Manufacturing founder Paul DeLorenzo passed away June 7 at the age of 87.
Greco Becomes Subway President
Suzanne Greco was named president of Subway. She began her Subway career in 1973 as a sandwich artist for the sandwich chain.
Creativity is the Cure for Healthcare Foodservice
Healthcare foodservice providers must dig deep into their creative wells as the wild healthcare ride becomes more tumultuous with demands for cost containment and quality improvements.
The Legacy Companies Acquires Bevles from Standex International Corporation
The Legacy Companies today announced it has purchased Bevles, a producer of proofers, cabinets and racks for the commercial foodservice and retail markets from Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
TriMark SS Kemp Updates Purchasing
Andrea Bolton was promoted to vice president – purchasing for TriMark SS Kemp, the Cleveland division of TriMark USA, replacing Doug Gottron.
Henny Penny Updates Its Structure
Henny Penny, an Ohio-based foodservice equipment manufacturer, has formed two new business units and named a series of company executives to lead them.