Contractors http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Magic to Become First NBA Team to Accept Apple Pay http://food-management.com/news-trends/magic-become-first-nba-team-accept-apple-pay <div class="field-deck"> Smartphone-based payment option will debut at Amway Arena on December 19th. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Chase and E15 Group, the tech and analytics subsidiary of Levy Restaurants, will be integrating Apple Pay into the Amway Center, the home arena of the NBA&#39;s Orlando Magic. The Magic becomes the first team in the league to offer fans access to Apple Pay, which will debut in Amway Center when the Magic host the Utah Jazz on Friday, December 19, according to an NBA news release.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/magic-become-first-nba-team-accept-apple-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/magic-become-first-nba-team-accept-apple-pay#comments Contractors More Segments Compass Group News & Trends Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:04:00 +0000 43701 at http://food-management.com Centerplate Names VP for Saks Dining Unit http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-vp-saks-dining-unit <div class="field-deck"> Cathy Green will help guide Fifth Dining subsidiary as it unrolls its Sophie's fine dining concept. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/centerplate" target="_blank">Centerplate</a> has named Cathy Green vice president of its Fifth Dining subsidiary, which serves as the food and beverage partner to Saks Fifth Avenue. Green has more than 15 years of direct operational oversight of food and beverage at the Saks flagship store in New York, where she previously served as food and beverage director before expanding her role to assist in the launch of Sophie&#39;s at Saks Fifth Avenue, the new fine dining restaurant concept named in honor of Saks icon Sophie Gimbel.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-vp-saks-dining-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-vp-saks-dining-unit#comments Contractors Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:28:00 +0000 43691 at http://food-management.com Cashless Option Boosts Vending Firm's Sales 17% Year to Year http://food-management.com/news-trends/cashless-option-boosts-vending-firms-sales-17-year-year <div class="field-deck"> Five Star Food Service continues rollout of ePort devices on another 3,000 machines in the next few months after initial success. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>An analysis of the first three months, post-installation, of ePort cashless devices on approximately 2,500 vending machines operated by Five Star Food Service indicates a 17% year-over-year increase in top line cash and cashless sales. Five Star, a full-service vending, micro-markets, office refreshment services and corporate dining firm that is also the largest Canteen franchisee in the United States, recently completed the installation of an initial 3,000 ePort cashless payment devices. It is currently working with vendor USA Technologies, Inc.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/cashless-option-boosts-vending-firms-sales-17-year-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/cashless-option-boosts-vending-firms-sales-17-year-year#comments Contractors Supplier News & Trends Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:51:00 +0000 43371 at http://food-management.com Treat America Expands in Wichita Market http://food-management.com/news-trends/treat-america-expands-wichita-market <div class="field-deck"> Company will operate nine kitchen facilities in a territory it entered only three years ago. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/treat-america-food-services" target="_blank">Treat America Food Services</a> is growing its presence in the Wichita market it entered three years ago even though the Beechcraft facility contract that was its initial local foray is coming to an end, <a href="http://www.kansas.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/carrie-rengers/article4402815.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Wichita Eagle</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/treat-america-expands-wichita-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/treat-america-expands-wichita-market#comments Contractors Treat America Food Services News & Trends Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:08:00 +0000 43361 at http://food-management.com Eagles Stadium Features All Kosher Stand http://food-management.com/news-trends/eagles-stadium-features-all-kosher-stand <div class="field-deck"> Kosher Grill offers certified selections and is overseen by a rabbi. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Aramark has opened an all kosher concession stand at the Lincoln Financial Field home stadium of the NFL&#39;s Philadelphia Eagles, <a href="http://jewishexponent.com/community/2014/12/kosher-stand-gets-a-seat-at-eagles-games" target="_blank">reports</a> the Jewish Exponent. The Kosher Grill offers a menu of kosher hot dogs and sausage along with chips and various beverages, including beer. It is certified kosher dairy free and overseen by a rabbi.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/eagles-stadium-features-all-kosher-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/eagles-stadium-features-all-kosher-stand#comments Aramark Contractors More Segments News & Trends Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:46:00 +0000 43351 at http://food-management.com Compass App Provides Comprehensive Meal Program Info http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-app-provides-comprehensive-meal-program-info <div class="field-deck"> Free download application provides access to menus, nutritional information, hours of operation, news, promotions, and special events at Compass dining operations across the nation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Compass Group North America has unveiled a mobile dining application available for free download on iPhone and Android smartphones that provides access to menus, nutritional information, hours of operation, news, promotions, and special events at Compass operated cafes and dining centers across the nation. Customers also can provide direct feedback to cafe management.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-app-provides-comprehensive-meal-program-info" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/compass-app-provides-comprehensive-meal-program-info#comments Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:22:00 +0000 43331 at http://food-management.com Law School Cafe Brought Under General Dining Program at WUSL http://food-management.com/news-trends/law-school-cafe-brought-under-general-dining-program-wusl <div class="field-deck"> Washington University at St. Louis and Bon Appetit revamp retail operation to accept meal plan points for first time. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Washington University of St. Louis Dining Services and its dining services provider Bon Appetit Mgt. Co. have taken over operation of the Law Cafe in the university&#39;s law school, <a href="http://www.studlife.com/news/bon-apetit/2014/12/04/dining-services-takes-over-law-cafe-operations-to-open-new-cafe-in-brown-school-next-fall/" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Student Life</em> campus paper. The cafe, formerly managed by Aramark under a separate contract, now accepts meal points from the general student dining plans, making it more attractive to undergraduates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/law-school-cafe-brought-under-general-dining-program-wusl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/law-school-cafe-brought-under-general-dining-program-wusl#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:32:00 +0000 43141 at http://food-management.com Neubauer to Step Down as Aramark Chair http://food-management.com/news-trends/neubauer-step-down-aramark-chair <div class="field-deck"> President/CEO Eric Foss will assume comany's board chairmanship next February following annual shareholder meeting. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Joseph Neubauer is stepping down as chairman of Aramark effective at the conclusion of the company&#39;s annual meeting of shareholders next February 3. He will be succeeded by current President/CEO Eric Foss. Neubauer, 73, had held Aramark&#39;s chairmanship for 30 years, through a series of ownership transitions that saw the firm go from publicly to privately held and back several times, most recently in 2013, when it again&nbsp; became a publicly held company.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/neubauer-step-down-aramark-chair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/neubauer-step-down-aramark-chair#comments Aramark Contractors News & Trends Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:01:00 +0000 43121 at http://food-management.com <p>President/CEO Eric Foss will succeed longtime Joseph Neubauer as chairman of Aramark&#39;s board of directors in February.</p> Levy to Operate Retail at Chase Field http://food-management.com/news-trends/levy-operate-retail-chase-field <div class="field-deck"> Deal with Arizona Diamondbacks also includes a new mobile retail truck. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Arizona Diamondbacks announced a new partnership with Levy Restaurants Retail Group to manage all retail merchandising operations at Chase Field, including an off-season renovation of on-site retail facilities. Already the D-backs&#39; official dining and hospitality partner, Levy began renovations of the venue&#39;s retail spaces in November in partnership with HKS Architects, Shawmut Design &amp; Construction and the 555 International design, development and fabrication firm.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/levy-operate-retail-chase-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/levy-operate-retail-chase-field#comments Contractors More Segments Compass Group News & Trends Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:12:00 +0000 43091 at http://food-management.com <p>A new walk-in retail truck offering exclusive merchandise and memorabilia will serve as the fans&#39; primary outlet to purchase D-backs merchandise during the holiday season while renovations take place on the Team Shop at Chase Field.</p> Duval County Schools Launches Student-Designed "Brainfood" Food Truck http://food-management.com/news-trends/duval-county-schools-launches-student-designed-brainfood-food-truck <div class="field-deck"> Mobile eatery will rotate visits to the district's high school sites to promote healthy meal options. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/2013-k-12-power-players-datatable?view=row&amp;page=21" target="_blank">Duval County (Fla.) Schools</a> and Chartwells-Thompson School Dining Services, which operates the district&#39;s school meal program, have rolled out a food truck called Brainfood <a href="http://www.actionnewsjax.com/news/news/local/student-wins-food-truck-design-contest-duval-schoo/nhrFX/#__federated=1" target="_blank">designed by</a> one of the district&#39;s students, <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/news/eat/food-trucks-are-now-serving-better-lunch-outside-schools/112414" ta</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/duval-county-schools-launches-student-designed-brainfood-food-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/duval-county-schools-launches-student-designed-brainfood-food-truck#comments Contractors K-12 Schools Compass Group Thompson Hospitality News & Trends Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:34:00 +0000 42991 at http://food-management.com