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US Foods Appoints Andrew Iacobucci Senior EVP, Field Operations and Chief Commercial Officer
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD) announced today that Andrew Iacobucci is appointed Senior Executive Vice President, Field Operations and Chief Commercial Officer effective today. In his new role, Iacobucci will oversee the company’s local sales, commercial excellence, merchandising, marketing, CHEF’STORE, US Foods Direct and MOXē teams and have P&L responsibility for the company’s broadline business. He will report to Dave Flitman, Chief Executive Officer, as a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team...
US Foods Debuts Spring 2023 Scoop Menu Solutions to Help Operators 'Stand Out from the Crowd'
Foodservice distribution giant US Foods has unveiled its Spring 2023 Scoop which features 20 products that aim to help operators refresh their menu as the flowers bloom this spring.
“Today, diners are more interested in an intriguing new food experience than spending less while dining out, making it more important than ever that operators differentiate their menu with traffic-driving, on-trend offerings,” said Stacey Kinkaid, vice president of product development and innovation for US Foods. “Seventy-six percent of diners say they are...
US Foods Supports Emissions Reduction Efforts With Initial Delivery of Battery-Electric Trucks
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), one of America’s largest foodservice distributors, announced today that it received the company’s first battery-electric powered Freightliner® eCascadia® trucks at its La Mirada, California distribution center. The company previously announced plans to add 30 electric trucks to its La Mirada fleet in 2023.
The addition of the electric trucks reinforces the company’s commitment to reducing the carbon footprint of its growing fleet and will support the company’s near-term science-based emissions reduction target recently approved by the...
US Foods Adds Tech Firms to CHECK Business Tools Program to Help Operators Address Labor Shortages
US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), one of America’s largest foodservice distributors, today announced the addition of two transformative technology offerings to its CHECK® Business Tools program: Bear Robotics and 7shifts. US Foods CHECK Business Tools program provides foodservice operators with a growing suite of technology solutions designed to help drive traffic, simplify staffing and reduce waste. Bear Robotics and 7shifts were ultimately selected to join the US Foods CHECK Business Tools line-up after participating in the company’s Innovative...
US Foods CHEF’STORE Opens 4 New Locations on East, West Coasts
US Foods will open four new CHEF’STORE locations in Merced and Santa Cruz, Calif., Helena, Mont., and Winston-Salem, NC, the company shared on July 5.
US Foods said the new locations will expand the reach of the brand’s offering and provide restaurant operators, food industry professionals, community groups and at-home chefs a warehouse-style retail solution to quickly stock up or replenish ingredients by the case and in individual quantities.
“The new CHEF’STORES will offer foodservice operators across Northern California...
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