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Welbilt to Acquire Crem International for $224M

Welbilt, Inc., a leading global provider of commercial foodservice equipment, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Avaj International Holding AB (“Crem International” or “Crem”), which is majority owned by private equity firms Priveq Investment Fund IV L.

BeaverTails Celebrates 40th Anniversary

BeaverTails, makers of unique and delicious BeaverTails pastries, announced its 40th anniversary.Based on an old family recipe, BeaverTails pastries are a Canadian icon—a unique and delicious treat. Served hot and topped with numerous choices, including cinnamon & sugar, chocolate hazelnut spread, Reese’s Pieces and peanut butter, BeaverTails pastries satisfy indulgences of all tastes.

Arizona Biltmore Names Herve Cuyeu Executive Chef

The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, has named seasoned culinarian, Herve Cuyeu Executive Chef. A respected creative talent with deep roots in the dining operations of legendary luxury properties, Chef Cuyeu is uniquely suited for the position, having led culinary operations at several distinctive properties with multiple dining outlets, within the brand portfolio, each offering uncompromising Waldorf Astoria service.

Scotty’s Brewhouse Expands Support Center, Preps for Growth

Scotty’s Brewhouse, the 22-year-old, craft beer sports bar recently expanded its Support Center facility and team as they continue to open new locations nationwide. The company, who was acquired by Due North Holdings in late 2016, runs all day-to-day operations from their 96th Street Support Center located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Walk-On’s Announces Fort Bragg Location for 2019

For over a decade, Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar has exceeded guest’s expectations with its quality food and game-day atmosphere, resulting in record-breaking franchise expansion. The brand is looking ahead with bigger and better plans for expanding into new markets.

Special Needs Employees Get a Step Up at Metz Culinary Management

Metz Culinary Management has committed so diligently to hiring workers who may need a little extra help, the stance has been incorporated as one of the company’s core values: “Respect and Caring—Honoring the culture and worth of people, seeing to their comfort without the expectation of return.

World of Beer Bolsters Leadership with Executive Hires

World of Beer/Bar & Kitchen, a neighborhood gathering spot for beer-lovers with more than 65 locations across 20 states and three countries, announced two new additions to its corporate leadership team: CFO, Kevin MacCormack, and VP of Marketing, James Buell.

Rapak Launches REOS Bag-in-Box Line-Side Connector for Commercial Edible Oil Dispensing Systems

Rapak North America, part of DS Smith Plastics, announced the launch of its NSF approved REOS line-side connector for commercial Bag-inBox edible oil dispensing systems. The REOS (Rapak Edible Oil System), screw-on line-side connector links the compatible edible oil Bag-in-Box to the dispensing machine so oil can be introduced into dispensing systems in a clean, efficient, and sanitary way.