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Zink Adds Director of Ventilation Services

Originally published by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies on Tuesday, 13 June 2017. Written by The Editors. Foodservice equipment industry veteran Wilson Villarrubia joins an independent manufacturers’ rep firm. Zink Foodservice hired Wilson Villarrubia to serve as director of ventilation services for the Ohio-based independent manufacturers’ rep firm. Villarrubia will work with all of the Zink [...]

June 13, 2017|News, Partners|

Preferred Marketing Group Impacts Learning with Industry Events

Paradigm recognizes that hands-on training is one of the most effective ways to educate and our members value education when it comes to their customers and their foodservice operations. Preferred Marketing Group recently held two different Benchmark Events at their Culinary Center in Chatsworth, CA. Guests were able to cook, learn and sample food prepared [...]

June 8, 2017|Culinary, Partners|

Q&A with Jim Zink on the Role of the Rep at Zink Foodservice and Paradigm

Originally published by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies on Thursday, 01 June 2017. Written by Amelia Levin, Contributing Editor. Independent manufacturers' reps remain a key component in helping facilitate the flow of foodservice equipment and supplies from factory to dealer to end user. But as the foodservice industry matures and consolidates, the role of the rep [...]

June 1, 2017|Partners|

NRA Is a Success for Paradigm

The Paradigm board members gathered at NAFEM headquarters in advance of the NRA Show 2017 to hone in on three key initiatives of Information Management, Training and Marketing. The initiatives are all significant, from a customized premier sales and marketing data platform to an adaptive online learning management system. These three focuses have been strategically [...]

May 26, 2017|Culinary, News, Partners|

5 Big Ideas from the NRA Show

The 2017 NRA Show wrapped up yesterday in Chicago. It was a great show and our five Paradigm member companies greatly benefited from everything the show had to offer! If you weren't able to attend, check out the 5 key takeaways: http://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/opinions/peter-romeos-reality-check/5-big-ideas-nra-show#page=5

May 24, 2017|Culinary, News, Partners|

Paradigm Member Companies Receive Awards at the 2017 NRA Show

While attending the 2017 NRA Show, two of our Paradigm member companies were awarded various awards from their manufacturers. Kain McArthur received a top award, Agency of the Year. Zink Foodservice received an award for their outstanding sales performance. Congratulations to those two companies!

May 22, 2017|Culinary, News, Partners|

Alliance Member Expands Sales Team to Support Business Growth

Paradigm partner Kain McArthur recently expanded their Outside Sales and Culinary Team to support overall business growth. […]

May 18, 2017|Culinary, News, Partners|

Presentation. Presentation. Presentation.

Joseph Carbonara, Editorial Director of Foodservice Equipment & Supplies (FE&S) Magazine explains the importance of presentation and the vital role of tabletop & smallwares. http://fesmag.com/features/blogs/e-s-extra/14490-presentation-presentation-presentation

May 5, 2017|Creative|

How can foodservice operators succeed in today’s environment of slow growth?

Foodservice operators are facing a tough reality, as the average change in traffic in the restaurant industry is 1% or less, according to research by The NPD Group. A combination of consumer trends are leading to fewer restaurant visits, and retail sales at grocery are also on the decline. http://www.smartbrief.com/original/2017/04/qa-how-can-foodservice-operators-succeed-today%E2%80%99s-environment-slow-growth

April 28, 2017|News|

Six Trends That Will Change the Future of Foodservice

Some of the trends that are foreshadowed to change the future of foodservice include: digital shoppers, focus on convenience, healthy living and more. http://www.csnews.com/industry-news-and-trends/technology/six-trends-will-change-future-foodservice?cc=9

April 21, 2017|News|