Landing In April: Solutions4 Chicago
Four of the industry’s most prominent associations—AHF, FCSI, NACUFS and SFM—are joining forces next month in Chicago for an afternoon of industry education and networking.
The four groups, officially known as Foodservice... »
Comments Requested For California Appliance Efficiency Enforcement
The California Energy Commission Appliance Efficiency Program staff is seeking comments from interested parties and holding a public workshop on the establishment and implementation of an administrative enforcement process for... »
Independent Restaurants Battered By Recession, NPD Reports
Independent restaurants have dramatically lost share of traffic and units during the Great Foodservice Recession, according to the latest data from The NPD Group, the Port Washington, N.Y.-based consumer research from.
Gas-Price Increases Not Good For Foodservice, Says Technomic
Noting the “direct correlation between disposable income and foodservice spending,” Technomic Inc. Executive V.P. Bob Goldin says the run-up in gasoline prices “could not have come at a worse time for our slowly recovering... »
Operators Boosting Menu Prices As Wholesale Food Prices Moderate
As operators dealt with rapidly rising food prices through most of last year, they were apparently plotting to get some of it back. In January, food-away-from-home prices jumped 0.4% seasonally adjusted versus December, the... »
NYC Holds Letter-Grade Inspection Hearing
Today is the day of reckoning on letter-grade health inspections in the Big Apple. New York's City Council is meeting today, March 7, with the New York State Restaurant Association and local operators for an oversight hearing... »
L.A. Doggies: You Are Served
Doggie bags won’t be necessary anymore for dog owners in Los Angeles who wish to dine al fresco with their pets. Late last month, Los Angeles County announced that eateries with outdoor dining areas can allow dog owners to chow... »
FMP Beefs Up Sales Force
The field sales force at Franklin Machine Products has been in expansion mode.
Alan Oates has been elevated to key accounts manager with responsibility for buying groups and national distributors. Christie Gibson has been... »
Urschel Opens Tenth Int’l. Branch
Urschel Laboratories continues apace with global expansion. The Valparaiso, Ind., maker of food cutting equipment has opened a new subsidiary office in Italy, relocated its direct Singapore office to a larger location, opened its... »
New Boards Take Seats At NRA/NRAEF
The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation have elected new directors and trustees to their boards. The officers took office on Jan. 1 and will serve through December 2014.... »
AHF Conference Offers Scholarships
The Association for Healthcare Foodservice is offering several opportunities to operators and students to offset expenses and help get members to its 2012 Annual Conference, June 19-23 in Miami.
AHF is accepting nominations for... »
Match This: 20 AccuTemp Employees Ace CFSP Exam
The old joke goes, how do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. In this industry, how does a company’s employees achieve a 75% first-time pass rate on the Foodservice Equipment Industry Certification exam... »
Starbucks Expanding North And South
Starbucks Corp. continues to grow the roster of countries in which it operates. This year the chain has already debuted in Costa Rica and Norway and is ordering extra coffee brewers and espresso makers for expansions north and... »
FER Top Dealer Survey Ready For Download
FER will once again publish a listing of leading equipment and supplies dealers and distributors in its June issue. To make sure your company is part of this prestigious listing, sent annually to FER’s nearly 20,000 multiunit... »
Alliance Acquires Schweppe
Two Chicago-area dealers have merged. Alliance Paper & Food Service, Franklin Park, Ill., has acquired Schweppe Kitchen Equipment & Supply, based in Lombard, Ill.
“The two companies clearly share the same operating... »
Manitowoc Taps Stevenson To Helm Ovens & Advanced Cooking Division
Manitowoc Foodservice has appointed John Stevenson as v.p./general manager of Ovens &Advanced Cooking-Americas. Stevenson takes the reins from Rick Cutler, who retired in late February after 23 years with the company.
Bargreen Ellingson Names New President
Bargreen Ellingson, the Tacoma, Wash.-based dealership, will soon have its third generation of family leadership. During the company’s recent annual sales meeting, Paul Ellingson announced that he would be stepping down from his... »
Nor-Lake Adds Nat’l. Accounts Manager, Shares Award
Nor-Lake Inc. has welcomed Phil Metz as foodservice national accounts manager. Metz worked with Scotsman Ice from 2004-11 as a regional sales manager after a 12-year career with Beverage Air, where his roles included product... »
Vollrath Presents 2011 Sales Awards
The Vollrath Co. recognized its top sales performers during its annual sales meeting and awards banquet in January.
Jim Greyson of the Southeast region was awarded his third District Sales Manager of the Year... »
Component Hardware Group Expands Sales, Marketing Team
Component Hardware Group has appointed Lois Schneck as director of marketing and promoted Kevin Trumpey to the post of business development and sales operations manager. Schneck joins Component from Follett Corp., where she... »
Viola To Cover New England For ACP
ACP Inc. has appointed the Viola Group as its new Amana Commercial representatives in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The manufacturer’s representative group, headquartered in Madison,... »
Brua Joins Carroll Chair
Rick Brua has joined Carroll Chair and LaCrosse as Western regional sales manager. Brua, a veteran of sales management at Standex, Imperial and IMI Cornelius, will be responsible for selling the companies’ products and managing... »
Fill Out Your FER Top Dealer Survey!
It’s that time of year. Tomorrow (March 1) will be the beginning of meteorological spring: time to consider cleaning your windows, time to pay your taxes, time to fill out the FER Top Dealer survey.
Remember, our survey is... »
The E&S Recovery Continues, MAFSI Data Shows
Equipment and supplies sales continued to grow at a healthy rate in the fourth quarter of 2011 according to the quarterly Business Barometer maintained by the Manufacturers’ Agents Association for the Foodservice Industry. The... »
Gas-Price Increases Making Consumers, Operators Nervous
In spite of a recent flurry of good economic news about jobs, housing and international trade, an unusual jump in winter gasoline prices has both consumers and restaurant operators wondering if this year will be a repeat of last... »
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