Contractors en Aramark Funds Cooking Skills Study at Philly Children's Hospital <div class="field-deck"> Initiative seeks to teach parents the necessary skills to cook healthy meals at home and will analyze the impact on child obesity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Children&rsquo;s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Aramark are partnering on a research study called Home Plate that is anchored by a $750,000, three-year grant from The Aramark Charitable Fund to the Healthy Weight Program at the hospital. Home Plate seeks to teach parents the necessary skills to cook healthy meals at home and is part of CHOP&rsquo;s Healthy Weight Program. The initiative is designed to help combat childhood obesity in low-income families with preschoolers through a community-engaged, peer mentor led model to improve family health through good nutrition.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aramark Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:06:00 +0000 39651 at <p>Aramark President/CEO, Eric Foss spends time with a family at the announcement of Aramark&rsquo;s partnership with The Children&rsquo;s Hospital of Philadelphia on Home Plate, an innovative three-year study designed to combat childhood obesity by enhancing family health and well-being through good nutrition.</p> AVI to Open Bob Evans Express Units in Two Malls <div class="field-deck"> Company, which is primarily an onsite foodservice and vending contract management firm, already operates Evans Express units in two B&I locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">AVI Foodsystems, Inc.</a>, in partnership with Bob Evans Farms, Inc., plans to open two Bob Evans Express locations in shopping malls this year, at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, OH, and Millcreek Mall in Erie, PA.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AVI Food Systems, Inc. Contractors News & Trends Private Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:32:00 +0000 39381 at Takin' It From the Street <div class="field-deck"> A food truck inspired station concept adds variety to the menu Restaurant Associates offers at the U.S. Senate's Dirksen Cafe. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Restaurant Associates launched a food-truck-inspired menu program to freshen up the choices in the U.S. Senate&#39;s Dirksen Cafe that it operates on Capitol Hill. The first three days of the promo July 14-16 featured Indian, Salvadoran and Vietnamese specialties, respectively, of the type one might find from ethnic cuisine based food trucks.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business & Industry Contractors Compass Group News & Trends Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 39241 at Bob Evans Plans to Expand Express Concept to more Onsite Locations <div class="field-deck"> Up to 10 new locations in hospitals, manufacturing plants, airports and malls planned for coming year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">Bob Evans</a> plans to expand its hybrid Bob Evans Express concept to up to 10 new locations, many in &quot;nontraditional&quot; environments like hospitals, manufacturing plants and airports, over the coming year, <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Columbus Business Journal.</em> Currently, there are two outlets, both in B&amp;I environments&mdash;one at a BMW plant in South Carolina and the other at the <a href="http://www.thisw</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> AVI Food Systems, Inc. Business & Industry Contractors News & Trends Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 39111 at Washington DC Settles Lawsuit With Former Head of School Food Services <div class="field-deck"> Former District FSD Jeffrey Mills had alleged mismanagement of foodservice contract and been fired. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The District of Columbia has agreed to pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the former head of food services for the Washington DC Public Schools, who had alleged he was fired for raising alarms about the system&rsquo;s mismanagement of its dining services contract with Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality, <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Washington Post.</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors K-12 Schools Compass Group News & Trends Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:49:00 +0000 38831 at DNC Opens 'Mega Food Court' at Atlanta Airport <div class="field-deck"> The bright, airy space features two levels and about 15 new restaurants and shops, including local favorites like Grindhouse Killer Burgers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Delaware North Cos. Travel Hospitality Services and airport officials recently celebrated the opening of a new mega-food court on Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport&#39;s Concourse D, part of the airport&rsquo;s massive overhaul of its concessions operations, <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors More Segments Delaware North Companies News & Trends Sun, 29 Jun 2014 11:25:00 +0000 38671 at Sodexo Reverses on Dropping Workers from Healthcare Plan <div class="field-deck"> Company says reversal was part of a standard review of major policy decisions, but it also faced a union organizing drive and campus protests. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Sodexo has reversed course on removing thousands of college cafeteria workers from its health-care plan because of the federal Affordable Care Act, <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Washington Post</em>. Julie Peterson, Sodexo&rsquo;s vice president for benefits, said on June 26th that the company will make changes for next year to restore eligibility for many of those affected.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors Sodexo News & Trends Sun, 29 Jun 2014 11:14:00 +0000 38661 at San Francisco Giants Open Edible Garden at Ballpark <div class="field-deck"> The new 4,320-sq.ft. space will supply fresh-picked greens, vegetables and fruit for Bon App├ętit's menus at AT&T Park. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>San Francisco Giants and concessionaire Bon Appetit Management Co. have opened The Garden at AT&amp;T Park, which will supply fresh-picked greens, vegetables and fruit for Bon App&eacute;tit&#39;s ballpark menus, and serve as a culinary and nutritional classroom for children in the community and as a unique gathering place for fans before and during games.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors More Segments Compass Group News & Trends Private Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:40:00 +0000 38621 at Legends Hospitality Lands Devil of a Deal <div class="field-deck"> Concessionaire to manage all foodservices for New Jersey Devils at Newark's Prudential Center arena. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Legends Hospitality Management has signed a multi-year deal with the National Hockey League&#39;s New Jersey Devils to run all foodservice at the Devils&#39; Prudential Center home arena in Newark. Legends will take over concessions operations in early July with a full rollout of new offerings this fall. Foodservice at Prudential Center had previously been operated by Aramark after the Devils canceled their contract with Centerplate in January 2013.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors More Segments News & Trends Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:22:00 +0000 38511 at Flint Schools Contract With Sodexo Magic <div class="field-deck"> Partnership between Sodexo and Magic Johnson's firm will take over management of Flint Schools previously self-operated dining services on July 1. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Flint, MI, Board of Education has approved a $3.36 million contact with Sodexo MAGIC to operate food services in the district&#39;s schools, <a href="" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Flint Journal</em>. The company is a joint venture between Sodexo Education Services and former NBA superstar Earvin &quot;Magic&quot; Johnson, who is the majority partner with 51% of the stock.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors K-12 Schools Sodexo News & Trends Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:58:00 +0000 38501 at