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Hooters Parent Buys American Roadside Burgers - 08/21/2013

Chanticleer Holdings, parent of the 430-unit Hooters chain, has announced an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of five-unit burger chain American Roadside Burgers. Terms of the acquisition were not released; the deal is... »

SFM Announces Directors' Award Winners - 08/21/2013

The Society for Foodservice Management has announced the winners of its annual Directors Awards, which honor members who have gone "above and beyond" to serve SFM and better the industry. Community Service, for going... »

Manufacturers’ E&S Price Increases Continue To Be Moderate, According to AutoQuotes Data - 08/21/2013

List price increases for foodservice equipment, supplies and related products continue to moderate, according to data compiled by AutoQuotes Inc. for Foodservice Equipment Reports annual President’s Preview E&S Market... »

Tinsley Hands GMCW Reins To Ibrahim - 08/21/2013

GMCW announced a transition in its leadership team on August 7.  Nestor Ibrahim has been elevated to CEO, succeeding Michael Tinsley, who recruited Ibrahim more than a year ago to assist him in the integration and... »

Top 100 E&S Manufacturers Sales Growth Outpaced Industry Again In 2012 - 08/21/2013

The 100 largest manufacturers of foodservice equipment, supplies, furnishings and  related products grew combined sales 5.7%, according to data released during Foodservice Equipment Reports annual President’s Preview E&S... »

Jake’s Inks Middle East Expansion Deal - 08/21/2013

Jake’s Wayback Burgers has grown to 72 stores in 22 states since its debut in Newark, Del., in 1991. Now it will have a presence in 28 countries in the Middle East and Africa. The Cheshire, Conn., chain has entered the... »

Mooyah Targets North Carolina - 08/21/2013

The Dallas-based fast-casual burger chain is taking its hometown expansion strategy to North Carolina. Mooyah plans to follow up this year’s planned flagship restaurant opening in Charlotte and expand its brand to Raleigh and... »

Snap Kitchen Expands In Texas - 08/21/2013

Texas palates might be getting greener. Austin-based Snap Kitchen, which offers takeout and delivery of vegan, gluten-free, paleo, vegetarian and sugar-free meals, is adding five locations in Dallas-Fort Worth. It will include a... »

Personnel Moves: - 08/21/2013

New West Coast Sales Chief For Bon Chef: Bon Chef has appointed Emily Mienen its new director of West Coast sales. She’ll be based in Denver and oversee sales of the Lafayette, N.J., company’s servingware through the entire... »

Other Economic News Of Note - 08/21/2013

Wholesale food prices fell in July, the first decline in three months, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Producer Price Index. The National Restaurant Association’s composite wholesale food index, based on... »

New Winston Division To Hold Open House - 08/21/2013

Win2uit Electronics and Manufacturing Services, a division of Winston Industries, will host an open house on Sept.13 to showcase the company’s capabilities. Win2uit products and services include PCB assembly, cable/harness... »

Smoking Bans Don’t Adversely Affect Restaurant Revenue - 08/21/2013

North Carolina’s ban on smoking in restaurants and bars has had no negative impact on the businesses’ revenue and employment, according to a new federal study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been studying... »

Utah Mulls Liquor Laws - 08/21/2013

Would Utah’s restaurants morph into bars if the state’s longtime restrictions on display and dispensing alcohol, as well as the intent-to-dine laws, were repealed? While only 5% of the liquor served in the state is poured in... »

TriMark Century Concepts Consolidates In Metro Atlanta Operation - 08/14/2013

TriMark Century Concepts has moved to a brand-new location on Jimmy Carter Blvd. in Peachtree Corners, Ga. The new facility features a 60,000-sq.-ft. warehouse and consolidates the company’s Atlanta and Suwanee operations. “The... »

2014 E&S Forecast? Better. It’s The Long-Term That’s Worrying - 08/14/2013

We released our forecasts for growth of the foodservice equipment and supplies market last week during FER’s annual President’s Preview E&S Market Forecast meeting, held at the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. As we wrote a... »

Personnel Moves: - 08/14/2013

Cooper-Atkins Corp. has promoted Bill Eggers to the role of chief marketing officer. The company veteran has held various responsibilities at the Middlefield, Conn., maker of time- and temperature-measurement devices, including... »

FEDA Extends Profit Survey Deadline Until Aug. 23 - 08/14/2013

Summertime and the living is easy? Or is it just hectic? The Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association understands both situations and has extended until Aug. 23 the deadline to return the questionnaire for its Annual Profit... »

FER Presents Its Annual E&S Market Forecast Today, Aug. 7 - 08/07/2013

Today is the day we present our annual forecast overview of the foodservice equipment and supplies market, the Foodservice Equipment Reports’ 2014 President’s Preview E&S Market Forecast. We’re at the Westin O’Hare Hotel in... »

White Castle Opens Up Its Kitchen - 08/07/2013

White Castle has unveiled a quick-service spin on exhibition cooking with what it calls its “kitchen of the future.” The Elizabethtown, Ky., store, a test-drive for future expansion, features a stainless and glass griddle set... »

Hoshizaki Buys Brazilian Foodservice Equipment Maker - 08/07/2013

In a move to broaden its reach as a global supplier, Hoshizaki America has announced its acquisition of a Brazilian foodservice equipment manufacturer. The Peachtree City, Ga., company has purchased Acos Macom Industria E... »

Middleby Adds Liaison Between Its Brands And Consultant Community - 08/07/2013

The Middleby Corp. has hired Peter Cooper, formerly of Johnson & Wales University, as its new v.p.-business development, consultant and design services. Cooper is acting as a liaison between all of the Middleby brands and the... »

NRA’s Performance Dips Slightly But Remains Positive - 08/07/2013

The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index remained quite positive in the June survey, details of which were released July 31. The overall index fell half a point to 101.3, mostly on declines in current... »

Gleitsmann Shifts From Scotsman To Exec Role At Ali Group - 08/07/2013

Rich Gleitsmann, the president of Scotsman Ice Systems, has been appointed executive vice president of Ali Group North America, effective September 1. He will transition from his role at Scotsman, a division of the Ali Group. In... »

Welcome To L.A.: Dunkin' Donuts Set For 45-Unit Debut - 08/07/2013

Los Angeles residents will be waking up to Dunkin’ Donuts by the end of the year. The Canton, Mass., chain signed its first Southern California multi-unit development agreements late in July with four franchise groups committing... »

New Post For Kitchen Brains’ Koether - 08/07/2013

Kitchen Brains has appointed company veteran George Koether as chief strategy officer to bring additional focus to its external development agenda, including strategic alliances, partnerships and acquisitions. “In his new... »

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