Foodservice News & Trends

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.

ColdZone Adds to Its Engineering Team

Harry Walden joined ColdZone as senior applications engineer to support manufacturing, sales, and customer technical support for the California maker of commercial refrigeration systems.

Nissco Presents Vendor of the Year Awards

Nissco, a dealer-based foodservice equipment and supplies buying group, recognized 4 manufacturers with its Vendor of the Year Award and 14 factories with its New Horizons Award.

Chipotle Founder Ells Steps Down from Chairman Role

Chipotle Mexican Grill CEO Brian Niccol was named chairman of the board for the fast-casual restaurant chain. Niccol replaces company founder Steve Ells, who held that position for two years. Neil Flanzraich will continue to serve as lead independent director.