September 28, 2016
Advanced Gourmet Forms New Company
Foodservice equipment manufacturer Advanced Gourmet has formed a new company: AE Holdings. Operating under the AE Brands umbrella is Advanced Gourmet and a newly formed company called Advanced Kitchen Tools.
Former Vollrath Co. President Terry Kohler Dies
Terry Kohler, president and chairman of the board of Windway Capital Corp., a holding company and parent company of Vollrath Co., died Sept. 20 at the age of 82.
Ouf to Leave American Blue Ribbon
Hazem Ouf will resign his position as president/CEO and vice chairman of American Blue Ribbon Holdings effective Oct. 1, 2016.
This Week in Foodservice: Weak Casual Dining Sales, Restaurant Redesigns Pay Off, Automats Reinvented and New Plan for Naugles
FE&S blogger Jerry Stiegler adds his insight into a weekly roundup of top foodservice stories.
Dunkin’ Donuts Names David Hoffmann President
David Hoffmann will take on the title of president at Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. and Canada, effective Oct. 3.
Fresh Take on Industry from FED Panel
Three longtime and highly accomplished industry professionals shared their views on how the trends shaping today’s foodservice industry impact design and equipment selection during a panel discussion at the Foodservice Equipment & Design Global Thought Leadership Summit, held Sept. 20-21 in Chicago.
Famous Brands Promotes Dustin Lyman to CEO
Dustin Lyman was named CEO of Famous Brands International, parent company of Mrs. Fields Cookies and TCBY Yogurt brands. He was previously CFO for the Broomfield, Colo.-based company.
Monte Batson Joins On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina as COO
Restaurant industry veteran Monte Batson was named COO for On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina.
IHOP Names Nevielle Panthaky Vice President, Culinary
IHOP restaurants tapped Nevielle Panthaky to serve as vice president, culinary.
Never A Last Call for Food Safety
FE&S’ Food Safety Webcast on Sept. 27 covered best practices when it comes to avoiding virus outbreaks. Free to view at FESmag.com.