Same-store sales continue to rise at Nashville-based Captain D’s, but very little else has stayed static. Sales were up better than 9% in fiscal 2012 at company-owned restaurants and 7.5% at franchised locations—both records for the 520-unit chain. The new broiler in the kitchen has a lot to do with it. The company has rolled out a new...
In partnership with former Quiznos Chief Executive Greg MacDonald, private-equity firm Gridiron Capital LLC has acquired a majority stake in the Asian fast-casual chain Tokyo Joe’s. MacDonald was named CEO of the 17-year-old chain, which has 25 locations in the greater Denver area. Tokyo Joe founder Larry Leith will become chief innovation...
Thomas Campion has taken the reins as president/CEO of Franke Foodservice Systems. Campion, who... »
The Legacy Companies announced May 14 that it had completed the acquisition of controlling... »
Alto-Shaam has promoted Todd Griffith to v.p. of sales and marketing. A 15-year Alto-Shaam veteran... »
It was clearly a slow first quarter for many foodservice equipment and supplies companies. The... »
One of the reasons I like going to the NRA Show, other than it’s a show at which I get to sleep in... »
During its 27th annual Partnership Conference last month in Bonita Springs, Fla., Supply &... »
Low-fat options and probiotics have pushed soft-serve yogurt to new highs. Are you equipped?
WOODEN PLINTHS Dudson extended its ‘Modus’ range with the introduction of 3 food-safe wooden plinths made from sustainable acacia. Featuring specific well sizes to fit ‘Modus’ ceramic items, the plinths add visual impact to this...
About three years back, 30-year repair vet Scott Hester, owner of RSI Refrigerated Specialist in Dallas/Fort Worth, sent a tech on a service call to a well-known casual dining restaurant to tend to a problem with its month-old...
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