FlashNews: New Owners for Bugaboo Creek and Papa Bello, Food Trucks Roll Along and More

FlashNews from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

July 20, 2011

New Bugaboo Creek Owners Look to Enhance Operations FE&S FlashNews

Upon taking ownership of Bugaboo Creek Steakhouse, Capitol BC Restaurants set out to enhance the operations and guest experience through a variety of steps including updating the menu.

Cracker Barrel Streamlines Corporate Staff FE&S FlashNews

As part of a cost reduction and organizational streamlining initiative, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. eliminated roughly 60 management and staff positions. These changes did not include store-level employees.

Bakers Pride Restaurant Series

Bakers Pride

Introducing the new Bakers Pride Restaurant Series, featuring a full line of multi-configurable Ranges, Bakery-depth Convection Ovens, Fryers, Salamanders and Cheesemelters – all built to the same heavy-duty quality standards Bakers Pride that Bakers Pride has built over the years.

Associated Food Equipment and Supplies Announces Expansion Plans FE&S FlashNews

Associated Food Equipment & Supplies, a Gulfport, Miss.-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealer, announced its intention to expand into the metropolitan area of Jackson, Miss.

Food Trucks on the Road toward Success FE&S FlashNews

During the past few years, food trucks have generated a fair amount of buzz among consumers and within the foodservice industry. While many municipalities continue to struggle with how to address food trucks and traditional restaurants study their emerging competitors, one thing seems certain: food trucks don't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.

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Papa Bello Enterprises Acquired by Sycamore Ventures FE&S FlashNews

Sycamore Ventures, a San Diego-based venture capital firm, has acquired ownership control of Papa Bello Enterprises, Inc. Under the terms of the acquisition, Papa Bello Enterprises has become a majority owned subsidiary of Sycamore Ventures.

Chain Operating Report for July 20 FE&S FlashNews

Restaurant chains BJ's Restaurants, Cheesecake Factory, Famous Dave's, Landry's and Popeyes continue to heat up the summer months with expansion and opertional news.

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FE&S’ 2011 Operator Purchasing Study FE&S FlashNews

Our subscribing operators offer their take on the issues that impact purchasing decisions, from economic factors to qualities they look for in suppliers and much more.

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