MUFSO predicted the future, showed off new technology for first attendees

MUFSO predicted the future, showed off new technology for first attendees

As we celebrate 50 years of MUFSO, it would seem easy to assess the kind of progress that has been made in the restaurant industry since then.

If nothing else, foodservice is a lot bigger now, with $550 billion in sales in 2008.The January 1959 issue of Chain Store Age, Restaurant and Fountain Executives Edition estimated 1958 sales at $3.5 billion. That publication was Nation’s Restaurant News’ predecessor. MUFSO even predates NRN, which was launched in 1967.

Of course, a dollar

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