- Published: November 27, 2018
- Written by The Editors
Breaking news for the full foodservice equipment and supplies distribution channel. Includes information on dealers, distributors, design consultants and multi-unit operators spanning leadership changes, mergers and acquisitions, trends, data and much more.
LondonHouse Chicago appointed Samantha Santiago Torres to serve as executive pastry chef.
Punch Bowl Social appointed Chef Sheamus Feeley to serve as chief culinary and beverage officer.
T&S Brass and Bronze Works hired Mike Snyder to serve as the company’s Eastern regional sales manager for foodservice.
Quick-service seafood chain Long John Silver’s hired Blain Shortreed to serve as chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Midwest Equipment Company has transitioned ownership of the distributor of foodservice equipment to its employees.
Virginia Antunes, chairman of the board for Carol Stream, Ill.-based foodservice equipment manufacturer Antunes passed away on Nov. 10. She was 92 years old.
Foodservice designers who don’t include chefs in their designs, particularly when it comes to the corporate dining arena, miss out on a range of opportunities to keep the process flowing smoothly. Collaborating with the chef early on, and certainly before specifying equipment, avoids a multitude of issues. It is far better to gain buy-in from the chef on equipment and kitchen layout beforehand vs. watching them struggle with the kitchen setup after all the decisions are made.