Guest Services, Inc.


Ranking #8

Originally founded in 1917 to provide government facilities in Washington with foodservices, Guest Services today operates in multiple segments. It manages cafes in public institutions (National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Holocaust Museum, National Museum of the Marine Corps), operates concessions in public spaces (National Park Service on the National Mall), at state and National Park accounts (Big Sur State Park, Bear Mountain Inn, Mt. Rainier National Park), government accounts (HUD, Bethesda Naval Hospital, GSA's Regional Office Building, Defense Intelligence Agency) and at private businesses (Northrup Grumman, General Dynamics, numerous prestigious Washington law firms).

In the past year, the company introduced Guest for Life, a multi-faceted program for all business lines that focuses on health, community and sustainability, as well as Healthy Course, a menu program with items consistent with different defined nutritional criteria. Guest Services has also inked a partnership with Tara Thai, a local restaurant chain, to use its menu offerings at catered special events.




Major Segments Served:
Government (45%), B&I (30%), Parks/Recreation Centers (10%), Military (8%), Museums/Perf. Art Ctrs. (5%), Senior Dining (1%), College/University (1%)

No. of Contracts
2010: 111
2009: 105

Sales Volume
2010: $350
2009: $330

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