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IFMA Announces 2017 Distributor Award Winners

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the recipients of the 11th annual Distributor Awards, which acknowledges distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry.

Hobart, Traulsen, Vulcan Products Earn Best-In-Class Honors

For the 17th consecutive year, ITW Food Equipment Group products have been recognized by foodservice operators, consultants and dealers as the industry’s category leaders.Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine’s annual Best in Class Awards once again recognize Hobart, Traulsen and Vulcan for outstanding equipment quality and performance.

New Healthy Subscription Service RealEats Launches

RealEats, a newly launched subscription service that delivers healthy and delicious prepared meals, is now available to order on the East Coast. Made by some of America’s top chefs using all fresh, never-processed ingredients, RealEats aims to make real food simple.

Chrane Foodservice Solutions Promotes Two Employees

Texas and Oklahoma based Foodservice Equipment and Supplies Rep Group Chrane Foodservice Solutions, LLC (Chrane) announced two promotions within the Chrane company: Nick Hughes was promoted to General Manager and Nick Sierra was promoted to Business Development Manager, Central Texas.

Reser’s Foodservice Announces 'Hungry to Learn' Culinary Scholarship

Reser’s Foodservice is partnering with Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts to announce the “Hungry to Learn” competitive culinary scholarship. In the first round, culinary students were challenged to create a recipe for a “Mac Daddy” dish, using Reser’s Macaroni and Cheese as the base that would stand out on any restaurant menu.

Bob Evans Farms Being Sold for $1.5 Billion

Bob Evans Farms’ shares soared Tuesday after Post Holding Inc., the company that makes Honey Bunches of Oats and Grape-Nuts cereals, announced it was buying the company for about $1.5 billion.Bob Evans’ stock rose more than 6 percent to $77.

Culinary Institute of America Launches Adult Degree Completion Program

The road to a rewarding career in the food and hospitality industries just got shorter for career changers and college students. They can now use the college credits they have already earned to speed up their path to a valuable bachelor's degree from The Culinary Institute of America.

Costantino wins National Pork Board’s 2nd-Annual Cook-Off

Dr. Frank C. Costantino, CEC, CCE, CCA, AAC, FMP, dean of Monroe College’s School of Hospitality Management and the Culinary Arts in New Rochelle, N.Y., cooked his way to the head of the class in the National Pork Board’s second-annual “Be Inspired” Cooking Competition for Foodservice Educators held during the 13th-annual Leadership Conference of the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) on June 22.

Roha Announces Acquisition of New Foods Industry S.p.A.

Roha, one of the world’s leading colour manufacturers announced the acquisition of New Foods Industry S.p.A. near Verona in Italy, expert in dry ingredients for the food and beverage industries.This is the 3rd acquisition for Roha in 2017, consolidating its position in the colour business with synergistic innovating ingredients.

CIA and Pratt Institute Collaborate on College Course

Two New York colleges are teaming up to put the "art" in culinary arts. Future food industry leaders from The Culinary Institute of America and future professional designers from Pratt Institute are taking a class together this fall that calls upon the special talents of these students.

Houghton College Partners with Metz Culinary Management for Campus Dining Services

Houghton College has partnered with Metz Culinary Management to provide dining services for students, faculty, staff and guests, effective as of June 1.Under the five-year agreement, Metz Culinary Management will implement signature food concept stations and provide catering services that reflect the close-knit culture of the college while enhancing the quality and variety of fresh, healthy and sustainable dining options.

Farmer Brothers Announces Agreement to Acquire Boyd Coffee Company

Farmer Bros. Co. a national coffee roaster, wholesaler, and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Boyd Coffee Company (“Boyd’s”) with a combination of cash and stock.

University of Detroit Mercy Partners with Metz Culinary Management

University of Detroit Mercy has partnered with Metz Culinary Management to provide dining services for students, faculty, staff and guests effective July 1.Under the five-year agreement, Metz Culinary Management will implement signature food concept stations and catering services expected to improve the quality and variety of fresh, healthy and sustainable dining options at the McNichols, Corktown, and Riverfront campuses.

Kansas High School Culinary Arts Earns 2017 Green Award

Broadmoor Technical Center in Overland Park, Kansas, earned this year’s CAFÉ/Kendall College Green Award, presented at the 13th-annual Leadership Conference of the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on June 22.