April 6, 2016
Saladworks Names New President and
Patrick H. Sugrue is the new president and CEO for Saladworks, a fresh-tossed salad franchise concept.
Restaurant Performance Index Bounces Back, Breakfast Service Keeps Shining and More
The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index bounced up in February. Foodservice operators continued to build up their staffs in March. California’s move to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour got a chilly reception from foodservice management. Chipotle appears to be getting ready to introduce a burger concept. Arby’s saves millions by reducing energy usage. These stories and a whole lot more in This Week in Foodservice.
Vollrath Announces New Sweepstakes
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Winholt Equipment Updates Sales and Operations Teams
Manufacturer Winholt Equipment added four new team members: Jim Madden, vice president of operations; Winford Webb, national foodservice sales manager; Mark Harsy, Midwest regional sales manager and Hans Wilhelmsen, Northeast regional sales manager.
The ONE Group Hospitality Names New
Alejandro Munoz-Suarez was named chief operating officer of The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc., parent company of modern steakhouse concept STK. He previously served as president of B&B Hospitality’s Pacific Division.
PB&J Introduces New Culinary Center
Independent manufacturers’ rep firm PB&J Commercial Agents opened a new culinary center and test kitchen in Hillside, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.
Presenting the 2016 Distribution Giants
The industry’s longest-running study of the top 100 foodservice equipment and supplies dealers by sales volume.