Editor’s note: The author is partner, Pecinka-Ferri Associates, a foodservice equipment agent in New Jersey. The guest column is part of The Schechter Report and NRN’s content partnership, and the views do not necessarily reflect those of Nation’s Restaurant News. It has been edited for length and a complete version appears at TSRMag.com.
You’d think that $10 billion was a lot of dough. The equipment and supplies side of the foodservice industry is wort