Charbroiling Becomes Contentious In California
The California Restaurant Association is alerting its members to some unwanted deliveries. Some operators in the state have been served notices alleging they violated the California Health and Safety Code, under Proposition... »
Noodles Plans East Coast Sites
Noodles & Company, which makes its base in Broomfield, Colo., is making its first forays into the Northeast. Through a partnership Mascott Corp., owner and operator of six restaurant brands in the region, Noodles will open... »
Canadian Restaurant Sales To Slow Next Year, But Average 4.1% Over Next Five Years
Restaurant sales growth in Canada is forecast to slow slightly next year to 3.9% after a predicted 4.7% gain this year, according to a new report from the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association. The association also... »
In Memoriam: Daniel Friel
Daniel Friel, an inventor and the founder of EdgeCraft Corp., died Sept. 21. He was 92.
Friel, an engineer, entered the foodservice equipment industry at age 65 after a 39-year career at DuPont, where he retired as the worldwide... »
NRA Offers Up ADA Compliance Kit Download
The National Restaurant Association has released "Americans with Disabilities Act: Toolkit for Restaurant Operators," an 80-page toolkit that helps restaurateurs comply with updated federal accessibility... »
Beverage Companies Fire Back In Court Over NYC Drink Ban
The lawsuit to save big beverages on the streets of New York was filed Oct. 12 in Manhattan. Plaintiffs, including soft-drink companies, the American Beverage Association and the National Restaurant Association, filed the suit... »
In Memoriam: Alan Berger
Alan Berger, designer of restaurant kitchens and fabricator of stainless steel, as well as a founder and top executive at Fabricators Int’l., Food Service Concepts and Alliance Food Equipment, died Sept. 28. He was 83.
In 1947,... »
Consumer Sentiment Hits Five-Year High
Two weeks ago, we wrote in FER Fortnightly, “The fiscal cliff looms, worries about the fate of the Euro and European sovereign debt continue and everyone is uncertain about political environments everywhere. But American... »
Wholesale Food Prices Keep Rising In September As Gas Prices Slowly Fall
Food prices at the finished goods level rose another 0.2% in September, their fourth consecutive month of gains, according to data from the latest Producer Price Index, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Oct. 12. More... »
Victory’s Sales Team Adds Two Regional Sales Managers
Victory Refrigeration has added a pair of familiar industry names to its sales team.
Kathleen Moccia Poulos is the company’s new regional sales manager, based in Southern California. Her career began with what is now Moccia... »
TriMark Acquires Century Concepts
TriMark USA announced on Sept. 28 that it had acquired Century Concepts, a Suwanee, Ga., dealer/fabricator. The company joins TriMark’s South division to create a new branch: TriMark Century Concepts.
Century Concepts was... »
Inviting FER's Top Dealers To The Awards Dinner
With the announcement in this issue of our Industry Service Award winners, we have named all of those who will be honored at FER’s Awards Dinner & Program at the Peabody Hotel, Feb. 8, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. The dinner will... »
Top Posts Are Filled At Sysco Canada
Sysco Corp. has installed Randy White, president and CEO of Sysco Canada's Western region and Sysco Calgary, as the new president of Sysco Canada. The broadline giant also named Rod Stroud, president and CEO of Sysco Canada's... »
New Showroom, New Regional Manager At Caddy Corp.
Caddy Corp. has hired Phil Bailis as eastern regional sales manager. Bailis most recently covered the East Coast for several Standex brands. He will be responsible for Caddy’s three manufacturing segments: ventilation/utility... »
Pecinka Posts Emre To Oversee Dealer, End User Networks
Pecinka Ferri Associates has added Emre Evren to its sales team as an outside sales rep handling the dealer and end-user network. Evren has been a supply-chain manager, manufacturer’s representative, associate consultant and most... »
Jack In The Box Gets Serious About The Midwest
Jack in the Box is making a jump into the Midwest market. The San Diego-based chain opened its first outlet in Ohio last month; it hopes the new Cincinnati store will help launch it further eastward, into Cleveland, where it is... »
Domino’s Marks 10,000th Unit Opening
Two landmarks for Domino’s Pizza: The chain opened its 10,000th store—in Kaligthane, Turkey. The Ann Arbor, Mich., chain has more than 250 stores in Turkey, all owned and operated by Fides, a private equity company.
A day... »
FER Names Winners Of First Management Excellence Awards
Foodservice Equipment Reports, with the assistance of the magazine’s Awards Selection Advisory Boards, has chosen six organizations to receive the magazine’s first Management Excellence Awards.
The awards recognize companies... »
NRA Show To Stick With Chicago Through 2021
Apparently, the first 63 years have gone pretty well. The National Restaurant Association announced Oct. 1 that its annual Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event will remain in Chicago... »
Personnel Moves Strengthen Sales Force At Kitchen Brains
There’s quite a bit of news from Kitchen Brains, the Stratford, Conn., entity that combines SCK Direct and Food Automation-Service Techniques (FAST). The company, which creates interconnected kitchen technology, including... »
Cap Ex Measures Fall As NRA’s RPI Rises
Foodservice operators’ capital purchasing activity and intentions fell strongly in the August survey for the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index, while nearly all other indicators in the index rose. Big... »
Second Quarter Traffic Gains Anemic In Most Markets-- Except China And Canada
Restaurant customer traffic increased in the second quarter 2012, if only slightly, in most of the 10 markets The NPD Group surveys. Still, except for China and Canada, most countries saw anemic gains at best. Traffic in the U.S.... »
Go Figure: Consumer Sentiment Spurted In September…
The fiscal cliff looms, worries about the fate of the Euro and European sovereign debt continue and everyone is uncertain about political environments everywhere. But American consumers clearly became more upbeat in September,... »
…But Business Leaders’ Confidence Hit Three-Year Low
Consumers may be more upbeat, but according to the Business Roundtable’s third-quarter survey, chief executive officers’ confidence plummeted to its lowest level in three years, putting it on a par with that immediately following... »
Master-Bilt Refrigeration has added Richard Yeomans of Richard Yeomans Sales and Marketing as its newest Canadian sales rep. He will cover sales for north, east and south Ontario effective immediately. Yeomans brings more than 20... »
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