May 18, 2016
Sage Restaurant Group Updates Management Team
Sage Restaurant Group, the Denver-based multiconcept operator, announced a series of management appointments. Jessica Werner was promoted to vice president of feasibility, new business and transitions. Troy Christian is responsible for upholding operational and brand standards for the group. Gourav Patel now serves as divisional vice president of finance operations.
Guilbault to Become Qdoba President
Keith Guilbault will take over as brand president for Qdoba Mexican Eats, a restaurant chain owned by Jack in the Box Inc. Guilbault will assume his new position effective June 3 and will replace Tim Casey, who informed the company that he has decided to resign to pursue other interests.
2016 Turbo Charitable Foundation Scholarship Program
The Turbo Charitable Foundation scholarship provides financial aid to college students with economic challenges.
Our goal is to encourage these students by promoting their education and helping them complete their academic courses.
Application is due by June 26, 2016 and the form can be downloaded here.
Excell and NISSCO Form Strategic Alliance
Two dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying groups have formed a strategic alliance. Under the terms of this new arrangement, Excell Marketing & Procurement Group and NISSCO Restaurant Dealer Group will go to market under a common umbrella, EMPG Holding Company.
Restaurant Sales on the Rise, McDonald’s Tests New Burger Patties and Much More
Restaurant sales picked up in April after faltering in March. Will McDonald’s need to buy a bunch of refrigerators in the future? Foodservice operators keep hiring at a rapid pace. All this plus more than two dozen comparable store sales reports and a lot more This Week In Foodservice.
Ali Group North America’s Refrigeration Division Introduces 2 Vice Presidents
The Ali Group North America’s Refrigeration Division named Erica Motes and Alexander Tappé vice president of sales for its Beverage Air and Victory Refrigeration brands respectively.
2016 Dealer of the Year: Ace Mart Restaurant Supply, San Antonio, Texas
Ace Mart Restaurant Supply is the kind of company you think you know. It's a family-owned business with a great backstory about a cash-and-carry retail outfit that didn’t offer credit but kept a deep inventory. But, like so many things in life, just when you think you have Ace Mart all figured out, it turns out you’ve only scratched the surface.