RPI Hits 102, Manitowoc’s New CEO and More

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August 5, 2015


Wibel Becomes President of Nemco Food Equipment FE&S FlashNews

Michelle Wibel was promoted to president of Nemco Food Equipment. Wibel replaces Stan Guilliam, CFSP, who retired after 30 years with the Hicksville, Ohio-based foodservice equipment manufacturer.


This Week in Foodservice: McDonald’s and Wendy’s Face International Woes, RPI Retreats but GDP Continues to Move
Ahead
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The NRA’s Restaurant Performance Index retreated in June. The latest GDP estimate shows the economy continues to move ahead slowly. Foodservice group purchasing organizations grow in importance. The restaurant count shrank last year as the number of full-service independent restaurants declined. There are over a dozen comp-store sales reports from major chains. These articles and a whole lot more This Week In Foodservice.

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Manitowoc Foodservice gets a New CEO FE&S FlashNews

Hubertus Muehlhaeuser became the new chief executive officer for the Manitowoc Foodservice Group.


TGI Friday’s Prepares for Leadership Transition FE&S FlashNews

Nick Shepherd plans to step down from his role as president and chief executive officer for TGI Friday's. As a result, the 50-year-old casual dining chain will begin its search for Shepherd’s replacement.


Restaurant Performance Index Hits 102 in June FE&S FlashNews

Sixty-four percent of foodservice operators have made a capital expenditure purchase in the past six months, according to the National Restaurant Association.


Trend: Choose Chicken FE&S FlashNews

With beef prices rising, more operators are turning to chicken as a go-to meat, reinventing the value-added protein — and the bones — in exciting ways.


NACUFS Presents Van Hook Industry
Award
FE&S FlashNews

The National Association of College & University Food Services presented the Daryl Van Hook Industry Award to Rob Geile of the Ali Group.


JH Carr Names New General Manager FE&S FlashNews

Shane Patrick was named general manager for JH Carr, the Kent, Wash.-based commercial furniture manufacturer and upholsterer.


Roy’s Restaurants Names New COO FE&S FlashNews

Mario Cernadas is the new chief operating officer for Roy’s Restaurant.


Papa John’s Promotes Ritchie FE&S FlashNews

Papa John’s International, Inc. promoted Steve Ritchie to president and chief operating officer. He had previously held only the position of COO.

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