AIB International introduces new HACCP online course

Manhattan, KS — AIB International is pleased to announce the rollout of their anticipated HACCP Online course. The course is designed to provide practical, relevant instruction in an accessible, self-paced, online format. “This new course includes timely, current examples, delivered on an eLearning platform, that allows participants to pace themselves, assess learning throughout the durationMore »

NRA Says Operators Should be Promoting Gift Card Sales This Holiday Season

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (November 22, 2013) – According to the National Restaurant Association, there are more than 980,000 restaurants in the country making it a $660 billion industry. Why does America have so many restaurants and people spend so much in them? The answer is simple: we are a country that likes to dine out.More »

Plug and Play Point of Sale Selects Sterling as Preferred Payment Processor

TAMPA, FL (November 18, 2013) — Sterling Payment Technologies announced today that Plug and Play POS, one of the nation’s leading point of sale distributors, has selected Sterling as its preferred Aldelo payment-processing provider. Sterling’s payment processing services will be bundled with Aldelo’s Restaurant POS Software to create a complete, seamless point of sale solutionMore »

Chris Yungbluth Joins Middleby as Director of Sales for Star, Holman, and Toastmaster

Chris Yungbluth Joins Middleby as Director of Sales for Star, Holman, and Toastmaster

St. Louis, Mo. (November 7, 2013) – Chris Yungbluth has joined Star Manufacturing as Director of Sales for the Star Group. He will be responsible for leading sales initiatives and strategy in the Midwest Region for commercial foodservice brands Star, Holman and Toastmaster. “Chris’ past experience in the industry will benefit all of the brandsMore »

New Live Mapping Improves Delivery Performance and Speed of Service

ABBOTSFORD, BC, November 4, 2013—SpeedLine LiveMaps™, new this week from pizza point of sale provider SpeedLine Solutions Inc., drives delivery performance and speed of service with live map data and capabilities such as mobile maps for drivers, innovative delivery zone options, and live digital wall maps. SpeedLine will offer all new and existing customers aMore »

Partha Biswas Named Group President of Middleby India

ELGIN, Ill. Nov. 1, 2013 – Partha Biswas has been named Group President of Middleby India. In this role, Mr. Biswas will be responsible for the business operations of Middleby in India. The announcement was made by The Middleby Corporation Chairman and CEO Selim A. Bassoul. “Partha’s expertise in India has been an asset toMore »

Revention Speeds Up Online Ordering Mobile App with 20 Second Order Process

October 16, 2013 – Revention’s online ordering mobile application has recently been enhanced to include more features than ever before. Enhanced features have been added for both customer and merchant, making updated functionality beneficial to both parties. The HungerRush™ mobile app now includes a quick 4 button re-order process – if a customer has placedMore »

Papa Gino’s brings healthier lunch choices to cafeterias with School Smart Pizza Program

DEDHAM, Massachusetts –(Marketwired – Oct 16, 2013) – After testing the initiative in several school systems, Papa Gino’s officially launched its School Smart Pizza Program. Inspired by the national campaign for healthier school lunches, Papa Gino’s School Smart Pizza already meets the more rigid national USDA school lunch requirements which will be implemented in theMore »

Villa Italian Kitchen opens new location in Florida mall

Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (www.villaenterprises.com), a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced the grand opening of Villa Italian Kitchen at the Southland Mall in Cutler Bay, FL this month. “We have Villa Italian Kitchen concepts throughout Florida and they have all been extremely well-received, so we are thrilled to open another location in the SunshineMore »

The Middleby Corporation Acquires Celfrost

ELGIN, Ill. (October 15, 2013) – The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ: MIDD) today announced the acquisition of the commercial refrigeration and foodservice products business of Celfrost Innovations Pvt. Ltd. (“Celfrost”). Celfrost has annual sales of approximately $20 million and is based in Gurgaon, India. The Celfrost business was acquired by Middleby’s newly established entity in India,More »