Contractors http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Binghamton to Extend Sodexo Another Decade http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade <div class="field-deck"> Company has been campus dining services provider for 30 years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Sodexo is poised to extend its dining services contract with <a href="http://food-management.com/colleges-universities/college-power-players-binghamtom">Binghamton University</a> for another decade, through June 2025,&nbsp; after being the only vendors to respond to a recent RFP, <a href="http://www.bupipedream.com/news/49033/sodexo-seals-deal-for-10-year-contract-with-bu" target="_blank">reports</a> the school&#39;s Pipe Dream campus paper. The company and its antecedents have managed campus dining at BU for 30 years.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/binghamton-extend-sodexo-another-decade#comments Colleges & Universities Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 45271 at http://food-management.com Creative Dining Services Names New President/CEO http://food-management.com/news-trends/creative-dining-services-names-new-presidentceo <div class="field-deck"> Former President Steve Hiligan to remain with firm until June 30, when he plans to retire. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/creative-dining-services" target="_blank">Creative Dining Services</a> has named Jim Eickhoff president and CEO, effective February 16, with previous president Steve Hiligan taking the title of founding partner. Hiligan will remain with Creative Dining in a consultative role until June 30, 2015, when he will retire.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/creative-dining-services-names-new-presidentceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/creative-dining-services-names-new-presidentceo#comments Contractors Creative Dining Services News & Trends Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:39:00 +0000 45111 at http://food-management.com <p>New Creative Dining Services President/CEO Jim Eickhoff.</p> Sodexo’s Food Truck Concept Rolls into Rock Hill Schools http://food-management.com/news-trends/sodexo-s-food-truck-concept-rolls-rock-hill-schools <div class="field-byline"> by Mike Buzalka </div> <div class="field-deck"> Street Eatz offers K-12 clients a high-impact alternate point of sale. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s hard to get teens to take school meals seriously even if they are on closed campuses. But the coolness factor associated with food trucks seems to be a good way to put a dent in that mindset and Sodexo is giving it the old high school try with a truck concept called Street Eatz.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sodexo-s-food-truck-concept-rolls-rock-hill-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sodexo-s-food-truck-concept-rolls-rock-hill-schools#comments Contractors K-12 Schools Sodexo News & Trends Private Tue, 17 Feb 2015 13:49:00 +0000 45101 at http://food-management.com Minor League Team to Self-operate Concessions http://food-management.com/news-trends/minor-league-team-self-operate-concessions <div class="field-deck"> Durham Bulls form a new company, Bull City Hospitality, that will take over F&B operations at the team's ballpark. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Durham Bulls minor league baseball team is forming Bull City Hospitality, a new company that will manage the food and beverage operation at its Athletic Park ballpark, replacing <a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/centerplate">Centerplate</a>, which had served as the team&rsquo;s concessionaire since the ballpark&rsquo;s opening.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/minor-league-team-self-operate-concessions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/minor-league-team-self-operate-concessions#comments Contractors More Segments Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:23:00 +0000 45061 at http://food-management.com Centerplate Lands Columbus Convention Center Deal http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-lands-columbus-convention-center-deal <div class="field-deck"> Company to manage food and beverage opeerations at all restaurants and events at 1.7 million sq.ft. facility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Centerplate has announced a new agreement with the&nbsp; Greater Columbus Convention Center for food and beverage services at all public and private events and restaurants at the 1.7 million square foot venue beginning on February 25.</p> <p>&ldquo;The new relationship with Centerplate is a critical step in our strategy to enhance the experience at the Convention Center,&rdquo; says Sally Bloomfield, chair of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority. &ldquo;We conducted a rigorous search and Centerplate was across-&shy;the‐board the strongest applicant.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-lands-columbus-convention-center-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-lands-columbus-convention-center-deal#comments Contractors Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:02:00 +0000 45031 at http://food-management.com Unidine Acquires Regional Contract Firm FAME Food Mgt. http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-acquires-regional-contract-firm-fame-food-mgt <div class="field-deck"> Deal extends the company's services into the government and education sectors while adding to its business in healthcare, senior living and corporate dining. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/unidine-corporation" target="_blank">Unidine Corp.</a> has completed the acquisition and integration of Boston-based <a href="http://food-management.com/fame-food-management-inc-2012" target="_blank">FAME Food Management, Inc.</a>, an acquisition that extends the company&#39;s services into the government and education sectors while adding to its business in healthcare, senior living and corporate dining. FAME&#39;s portfolio of clients in Massachusetts, Washington, D.C. and Maryland includes the U.S.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-acquires-regional-contract-firm-fame-food-mgt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/unidine-acquires-regional-contract-firm-fame-food-mgt#comments Contractors News & Trends Unidine Corporation Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:45:00 +0000 44851 at http://food-management.com Boston Arena Expansion to Include Massive Grocery Store http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-arena-expansion-include-massive-grocery-store <div class="field-deck"> The Star Market unit in the expanded TD Garden will be downtown Boston's largest. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A massive $950 million expansion of Boston&#39;s TD Garden arena complex will include a 63,000 square foot Star Market unit that will be downtown Boston&#39;s largest grocery store, <a href="http://www.bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/2015/01/boston_garden_complex_signs_up_star_market" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Boston Herald</em>.</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/boston-arena-expansion-include-massive-grocery-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-arena-expansion-include-massive-grocery-store#comments Contractors Delaware North Companies News & Trends Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:07:00 +0000 44451 at http://food-management.com RFP Opens Books on Qualcomm Concessions Contract http://food-management.com/news-trends/rfp-opens-books-qualcomm-concessions-contract <div class="field-deck"> San Diego's football stadium generated over $15 million in concessions sales in one year, according to documents associated with securing a new contract. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Under the deal that expires in February 2015, the <a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/centerplate" target="_blank">Centerplate</a> operated concessions operation at San Diego&#39;s Qualcomm Stadium generated $15.4 million between April 2013 and March 2014, of which about 15 percent (around $2.3 million) was rebated as commission and bonus to the city, <a href="http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/jan/15/ticker-comcast-steal-centerplates-qualcomm-deal/#" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>San Diego Reade</em>r.</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/rfp-opens-books-qualcomm-concessions-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/rfp-opens-books-qualcomm-concessions-contract#comments Contractors More Segments Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:24:00 +0000 44341 at http://food-management.com Cafe Services Relocating HQ http://food-management.com/news-trends/cafe-services-relocating-hq <div class="field-deck"> Fast-growing Northeastern contract management company operates in K-12 and B&I segments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/cafe-services" target="_blank">Cafe Services, Inc.</a>, is moving its headquarters from Londonderry, N.H., to a building in Manchester, N.H., where it will occupy about 12,000 square feet in the East Industrial Park. The fast growing contract management firm reported sales of $34 million in 2013, a substantial bump up from the $27 million it realized in <a href="http://food-management.com/caf-services-inc" target="_blank">2012</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/cafe-services-relocating-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/cafe-services-relocating-hq#comments Contractors Cafe Services News & Trends Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:01:00 +0000 44281 at http://food-management.com Centerplate Names EVPs to Head Operations in East and West U.S. http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-evps-head-operations-east-and-west-us <div class="field-deck"> Executive vice presidents Greg Fender and Sal Ferrulo will oversee Centerplate's service delivery in all of its sports, entertainment, convention and restaurant locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Centerplate has promoted senior vice presidents Greg Fender and Sal Ferrulo to executive vice president, overseeing the company&#39;s North American hospitality service teams. Reporting directly to President/CEO Chris Verros, Fender will be responsible for the company&#39;s operations in the West and Ferrulo in the East.</p> <p>&quot;Greg and Sal are both proven operations professionals who have played a key leadership role with me over the last five years at Centerplate,&quot; Verros says. &quot;Together, they have achieved extraordinary success in every aspect of our portfolio.&quot;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-evps-head-operations-east-and-west-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-evps-head-operations-east-and-west-us#comments Contractors Centerplate News & Trends Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 44271 at http://food-management.com