Casual Dining and Big Three Chains Up, Inspiring Back-of-House Design and More

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FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

December 2, 2015

Staggs Joins Boelter Direct South FE&S FlashNews

Foodservice equipment industry veteran Rusty Staggs has joined Boelter Direct South as a project manager working with contract clients.

This Week in Foodservice: Casual Dining and Big Three Chains Up, Among Others FE&S FlashNews

The NRA says foodservice showed a moderate gain in October. Casual dining chains saw comp-store sales decline in October. Big three hamburger chains are expected to have strong sales in October and November. McDonald’s all-day breakfast may be hurting family dining operators. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.

Cooktek Updates Rep Network FE&S FlashNews

Foodservice equipment manufacturer Cooktek, LLC has updated its network of independent manufacturers’ reps. CR Peterson + Associates will mow represent Cooktek in New England.

Small Back-of-House Inspirations FE&S FlashNews

Juan Martinez notes that a recent trip to New York City for business included several field trips to restaurants where he saw reduced back-of-house footprints in action and found inspiration everywhere.

Remembering Chicken Salad Chick Co-Founder Kevin Brown FE&S FlashNews

Restaurateur Kevin Brown passed away on November 21 after a two-year battle with cancer. He co-founded Chicken Salad Chick with Stacy Melton Brown.

Red Mango and Nestlé Toll House Café form Co-Branding Alliance FE&S FlashNews

Red Mango Yogurt Café Juice Bar & Smoothies and Crest Foods, Inc., franchisor of Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip have formed a co-branding alliance. Under terms of the agreement, franchisees of both brands will have the opportunity to co-brand and expand their menu to include Red Mango and Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip signature products in the same location.

Remembering Henny Penny’s Jack Cobb FE&S FlashNews

Jack Cobb, former president and CEO of foodservice equipment manufacturer Henny Penny, passed away on Nov. 20, 2105. He was 83 years old.

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