FlashNews: Burger Consumption Rises, Lone Star Acquires CPAPC and More

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

July 13, 2011

LoneStar Restaurant Supply Acquires CPAPC FE&S FlashNews

LoneStar Restaurant Supply, an Austin, Texas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, has acquired the assets of CPAPC Restaurant Design and Supply, a Dallas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership. In addition to purchasing CPAPC’s assets, roughly ten employees, including sales, warehouse and other support staff are now employed by LoneStar, according to Mark Jansen, president of LoneStar. Other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

O’Toole Named Vice President of Marketing at Manitowoc FE&S FlashNews

Dennis O’Toole was named vice president of marketing for Manitowoc’s North America Ovens and Advanced Cooking Technology company, which combines Cleveland, Lincoln, Merrychef USA, Garland convection ovens and Convotherm USA ovens.

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Starbucks Announces New Leadership to Accelerate Global Growth FE&S FlashNews

Starbucks announced a new corporate structure and a series of corresponding personnel moves. Going forward, Starbucks will move to a three-region organizational structure, each with its own president. The company had been structured as Starbucks U.S. and Starbucks Coffee International (SCI).

Everett to Join Hatco as Business Development Manager FE&S FlashNews

Steve Everett Jr. will join foodservice equipment manufacturer Hatco as business development manager, effective July 18.

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Krispy Kreme Promotes Bay as Lineberger Exits FE&S FlashNews

Steve Lineberger, senior vice president in charge of U.S. franchise operations for Krispy Kreme has stepped down. Cindy Bay was promoted to senior vice president of U.S. franchises and company stores for Krispy Kreme.

Burger Consumption Increases FE&S FlashNews

Burger consumption is up considerably since 2009, according to a study by Technomic, a Chicago-based market research company. Nearly half of the consumers surveyed said they eat a burger at least once a week, up from 38 percent in 2009. Technomic attributes the rise to the continued prominence of burgers on quick-service value menus.

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Chain Operating Report for July 12 FE&S FlashNews

California Pizza Kitchen, Hardee’s, Jamba Juice, Wingstop and Wendy’s announce new store openings and other expansion news.

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