May 4, 2016
College Foodservice Operators Celebrate the Best of Campus Foodservice
An event at the University of Massachusetts Amherst celebrates the Best Campus Food as designated by the Princeton Review.
Edward Don Names New Regional Sales Manager
Edward Don & Company has promoted Scott Peeler to serve as a regional sales manager. In his new role, Peeler becomes responsible for Edward Don & Company’s territories in Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and northern sections of Florida.
Restaurant Index Retreats, Limited Service Growth Continues and Much More
The U.S. economy barely grew in the first quarter. McDonald’s looks at smaller restaurants. Chipotle’s free burrito offer seems to be successfully luring customers. These stories and a whole lot more including over a dozen comparable store sales reports.
Stutz Joins Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. appointed Carin Stutz to serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer for the casual dining chain.
Nolan Becomes President of Smashburger
Michael Nolan was promoted to president of Smashburger, a fast-casual concept. Nolan joined Smashburger in February of this year as executive vice president and chief development officer.
Thermo-Kool Adds Regional Sales
Cliff MacTavish joined the Thermo-Kool team as blast chiller and regional walk-in sales manager.
Yum! Brands Updates Executive
David Gibbs was promoted to president and chief financial officer for Yum! Brands, Inc., effective May 2, 2016. Gibbs, a 27-year veteran of the company, previously served as chief executive officer of the global Pizza Hut Division.