Management Companies en 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 The Globetrotting Chefs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hot on the trail of new menu ideas, a group of onsite chefs travel around the world on a culinary quest. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> K-12 Schools Menu Trends Taher, Inc. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 38791 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 Appétit'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 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 Boston's Franciscan Children's Hospital Signs Foodservice Deal With Unidine <div class="field-deck"> Company charged with upgrading patient and retail dining with additions of fresh, healthy choices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Franciscan Hospital for Children in Boston has chosen <a href="" target="_blank">Unidine Corp.</a> to operate its dining program. Unidine will assume the management of more than 400 meals daily, with increased healthy and fresh options readily available to in-patient units and guests, onsite schools, residential programs and daycares. The transition began on June 15 and will be completed over the course of the following six months.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Unidine Corporation Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:39:00 +0000 38481 at ARAMARK Becomes aramark <div class="field-deck"> Company's sign change on its headquarters reflects new branding campaign. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As part of a new branding campaign, Aramark has installed a new sign above its headquarters in Philadelphia. Instead of presenting the company name in all caps (ARAMARK), the new sign, which debuted the evening of June 16th, is all lower case, though the company&#39;s red &ldquo;star person&rdquo; remains part of the logo.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aramark Contractors News & Trends Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:34:00 +0000 38381 at Gourmet Deli Helps Keep Customers Onsite at Corporate Park <div class="field-deck"> A'viand’s The Point gourmet deli concept boosts sales over 600% at former coffee shop site. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The challenge for many corporate dining operators is to keep customers onsite.</p> <p>At the multi-tenant, growing Metropoint Corporate Campus in St. Louis Park, MN, dining services provider A&rsquo;viands has so far met this challenge by converting a former coffee shop space into The Point Original Sandwich Company, a retail concept offering an onsite alternative to the cafeteria for lunchtime customers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business & Industry Contractors Trusthouse Services Group News & Trends Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:11:00 +0000 38361 at <p>Some of the upscale grab and go available at A&#39;viand&#39;s The Point gourmet deli concept at the Metropoint Corporate Campus in St. Louis Park, MN.</p> Trisha Yearwood Lends Culinary Voice to Sodexo Program <div class="field-byline"> Tara Fitzpatrick </div> <div class="field-deck"> The country music and cooking show star shares recipes with colleges, healthcare and B&I. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 595px; height: 397px;" /></p> <p>Watching Trisha Yearwood&rsquo;s TV show, Trisha&rsquo;s Southern Kitchen, you can&rsquo;t help but feel like she really is that nice, that down-to-earth, that&hellip;down home. She makes classic Southern dishes in creative ways that still feel authentic.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Marketing Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Sodexo Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:43:00 +0000 38351 at