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Supporting the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF)

Aramark employees joined events across the United States in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The efforts were led by the group’s Community Relations team and Aramark’s EMPOWER employee resource group (ERG) which works to drive leadership and development opportunities through the connection and engagement of women. “We planned activities through the month…

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Aramark Introduces Plant-Based Menus in Germany

Aramark Germany has recently introduced a series of plant-forward recipes based on recommendations from scientists at the EAT-Lancet Commission. “The EAT-Lancet Commission’s Planetary Health Diet reduces the environmental footprint while having a positive impact on health,” explains Ulrike Moessner, Head of Culinary Creation and Nutrition at Aramark Germany, and a member of its sustainability council.…

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Celebrating Hispanic Culture

Aramark’s entire U.S. workforce joined Hispanic colleagues in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) in the United States from 15th September to 15th October. Leading festivities was the company’s Impacto employee resource group (ERG), which hosted events to educate fellow team members about the valued contribution of the Hispanic community to the country’s development. Founded…

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Increases Plant-Based Menu Offering on College Campuses

Aramark has announced 44 per cent of the available options on dine-in menus in more than 250 universities and colleges across the United States will be plant-based by 2025. Aramark and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have collaborated on plant-based initiatives for almost fifteen years, working together to benefit animals, people and…

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Aramark Employees Volunteer for Annual Day of Service

Thousands of Aramark team members around the world have participated in Aramark Building Community (ABC) Day, the hospitality, facilities, and uniform services company’s annual day of service which took place on 22nd September. Volunteers from 14 countries, including the U.S., U.S Virgin Islands, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Mexico,…

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Treats College Sports Fans to Not-So-New Food Concepts

College sports fans will be cheering on Aramark Sports + Entertainment this season following the introduction of a range of new menu concepts modelled on established favorites including burgers, pizza, chicken, nachos, and tacos. “As a first step in the development process, we identified the categories fans are looking for and explored how to best…

Education

Aramark Returns to U.S. Campuses with Renewed Focus

Aramark’s higher education division—now Aramark Collegiate Hospitality—is doubling down on sustainability and global flavors, inspiring excitement about its culinary offerings and expertise, and unveiling a new name and look that reflects what it does best. “These past few years have been nothing short of incredible, with both amazing successes and significant challenges,” says Jack Donovan,…

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Industry Recognition for Hi-vis Aramark Uniform Designs

Aramark Uniform Services has been selected as the recipient of two Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) Image of the Year Awards. In 2022, NAUMD received 98 award submissions from 38 different companies with the panel judges selecting the winners of 17 awards. Submissions were judged on design originality, branding projection, functionality, and…

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Nutritionists Recognised as Campus Food Allergy Champions

Gillian Kelly, a Nutrition Associate Manager on Aramark’s catering team at James Madison University (JMU), has been announced by MenuTrinfo® as one of 10 recipients of its annual National Allergy Awards, with Aramark colleague Brandon Mathias as well as their employer also receiving awards. The awards, now in their sixth year, recognize entities which operate…

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Aramark Partners with 2022 Green Sports Alliance Summit

Aramark provided dining and hospitality services for this year’s Green Sports Alliance (GSA) annual summit at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, which discussed ways to build healthier, more sustainable communities where we live and play. The gathering at venue, where GSA member Aramark Sports + Entertainment manages the dining and hospitality program, involved more…

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Aramark Manages Grounds at Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center

In spring 2022, Aramark Facilities Management was chosen to lead the grounds management at a California facility where the world’s top athletes train to compete in the events of their lives. Whether it’s a residence or a commercial property, a lush lawn, stately trees, and professional landscaping are highly sought-after. For athletes who rely on a perfectly…

Canada

Aramark to Spin-off Uniform Services Business

Aramark has announced plans to separate its Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) business into an independent, publicly traded company by the end of fiscal year 2023. The spin-off is expected to qualify as tax-free to Aramark and its stockholders for U.S. federal income tax purposes. Unveiling the plan, John Zillmer, Aramark Chief Executive Officer, said: ““Substantial…

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Aramark Receives DiversityInc Recognition

Aramark has been recognized by DiversityInc has recognised Aramark as a Top Company for Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) for the first time, also recognising the foodservice and facility services provider as a “Top 50” company for diversity for a sixth consecutive year. During the 21st annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity event hosted by DiversityInc,…

Finance

Aramark Recognizes Community Volunteers

With National Volunteer Month underway in the United States, Aramark is recognizing several outstanding employee volunteers from around the world for their service to local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The group’s Be Well. Do Well sustainability plan outlines Aramark’s goal of making a positive impact by working to reduce inequity, supporting and growing communities,…

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Partners with Grace Ramirez to Create Latin Culinary Experience for Gen Z

A partnership between Aramark and Chef and dedicated humanitarian, Grace Ramirez, will bring ‘La Latina Cocina’, an authentic Latin experience to guests, debuting at seven higher education residential dining locations at the end of Women’s History Month and running until the end of the Spring semester. Research by the foodserve and facilities management provider shows…

Education

Aramark Recognises Black Leadership and Excellence

Aramark has announced the recipients of its 2022 Leaders & Employees of African Descent (LEAD) Awards which recognize the commitment, and contributions, of exceptional Black and African American employees. The 2022 LEAD Awards recipients were honored at the second annual LEAD Summit, “LEADing the Way—Black Excellence Personified Through Established and Emerging Leaders,” which occurred last…

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One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

Aramark has achieved a first-place ranking in the Diversified Outsourcing Services category of the FORTUNE 2022 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual listing is based on a global survey by FORTUNE Magazine and Korn Ferry.Commenting on the ranking, John Zillmer, Aramark Chief Executive Officer, said:.“We are honored to once again be named one…

News

Merlin Selects Aramark as Transatlantic Food and Beverage Partner

Merlin Entertainments has named Aramark as its food and beverage partner at five locations in the United Kingdom and two in the United States. The locations for the multiyear contract include Alton Towers Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Thorpe Park Resort, Warwick Castle and LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort in Britain, and popular American visitor destinations,…

COP26

Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice

09.11.2021, 12:06 Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice Aramark UK has received two Waste2zero 2021 awards following its successful introduction of measures to prevent and recycle waste.   The company was successful in winning the Best Recycling Project Award and the Best Waste Project Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Award, with Aramark also receiving a commendation in the Best…

Appointments

Kim Scott Appointed CEO of Aramark Uniform Services

18.10.2021, 16:25 Kim Scott Appointed CEO of Aramark Uniform Services Former Terminix Chief Operating Officer Kim Scott has joined Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) as its new CEO. In her new role, Scott will become a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to Zillmer, and will oversee the company’s nearly 20,000 employees who…

News

Making Lasting Retail Memories

19.08.2021, 08:56 Making Lasting Retail Memories A new brochure from Aramark explains why supporting ‘experiential’ retail is a cornerstone of its integrated services offering for the sector. The publication provides an overview of Aramark services in several areas, and explains why best-in-class store design and technology combine to leave a lasting impression on visitors to…

Life Safety

Recognition for President of Aramark Sports and Entertainment

Alison Birdwell, President and CEO of Aramark Sports and Entertainment, has been selected to Sports Business Journal’s 2021 Class of “Game Changers: Women in Sports Business.” Every year the award, which debuted in 2011, acknowledges the achievements of 50 women who have demonstrating broad, deep, and varied responsibilities and contributed to the sports sector in…

Environment

American Heart Association Award

23.06.2021, 16:34 American Heart Association Award Aramark’s dedication to bettering the nutrition and lifestyle habits of consumers, communities and employees through its Healthy for Life initiative has been recognised with an American Heart Association “Award of Meritorious Achievement”. The company has worked with the American Heart Association since 2015 on an innovative health impact initiative…

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Aramark Appoints SVP Corporate Communications

07.06.2021, 16:54 Aramark Appoints SVP Corporate Communications Debbie Albert has re-joined Aramark in the new position of SVP Corporate Communications. Albert, who  worked in the company’s Corporate Communications department from 1995 to 2010 prior to establishing strategic communications and marketing firm, Albert Communications, will report directly to CEO, John Zillmer. In her new role, Albert…

Australia

Climate Pledge Arena Food and Beverages Contract

27.05.2021, 22:16 Climate Pledge Arena Food and Beverages Contract Climate Pledge Arena, the future home of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, four-time WNBA champions Seattle Storm and a premier live music and entertainment, has selected Delaware North to manage its on-site food and beverage services.   Climate Pledge Arena is a complete redevelopment of a historic…

Education

New President & CEO for Aramark’s Healthcare Division

17.05.2021, 23:50 New President & CEO for Aramark’s Healthcare Division Bart Kaericher has joined Aramark from Compass Group NAD as President & CEO of its Healthcare division. Kaericher previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Retention & Strategic Partnerships for Compass Group’s Morrison and Crothall business, where he was instrumental in driving…

Finance

Championing Young Talent

11.05.2021, 15:37 Championing Young Talent The inaugural Aramark Young Professionals 40 Under 40 Awards have recognised the talent and commitment of individuals nominated by leadership teams across the enterprise. Awards were presented during a special virtual symposium of the Aramark Young Professionals (AYP) employee resource group which engages and develops young professionals – one of the…

Environment

Championing Workplace Mental Health

05.05.2021, 12:17 Championing Workplace Mental Health Aramark Northern Europe is introducing Mental Health Champions as part of its long-standing effort to support employees struggling with mental health difficulties. The new champions will support all businesses that come under the Aramark Northern Europe structure in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and offshore.   Following…

News

Chris Garside Joins Aramark

28.04.2021, 12:00 Chris Garside Joins Aramark Chris Garside, the former CEO of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has been appointed as Head of Sales and Business Development by Aramark International with effect from May 17. Garside comes to Aramark following a successful career with Compass Group. As a member of the Executive Board of Compass…

Appointments

Appointment of Sarosh Mistry as Rentokil Non-Exec Director

04.03.2021, 15:35 Appointment of Sarosh Mistry as Rentokil Non-Exec Director Rentokil Initial has appointed Sarosh Mistry to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2021.   Mistry, who will also become a member of the company’s Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee from this date, has extensive experience as a senior executive,…

Environment

Reducing Our Impact on the Planet

04.02.2021, 15:02 Reducing Our Impact on the Planet Aramark has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 15 per cent from 2019 levels by the end of 2025. The company’s latest announcement extends commitments contained in the Be Well. Do Well sustainability initiative unveiled last year by further reducing the group’s carbon footprint. Despite challenges associated…

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