Aramark http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6644/more en Aramark Funds Cooking Skills Study at Philly Children's Hospital http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-funds-cooking-skills-study-philly-childrens-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="http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-funds-cooking-skills-study-philly-childrens-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-funds-cooking-skills-study-philly-childrens-hospital#comments Aramark Contractors Healthcare News & Trends Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:06:00 +0000 39651 at http://food-management.com <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> ARAMARK Becomes aramark http://food-management.com/news-trends/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="http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-becomes-aramark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-becomes-aramark#comments Aramark Contractors News & Trends Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:34:00 +0000 38381 at http://food-management.com Jersey Mike's Completes Successful First Year at Monmouth http://food-management.com/news-trends/jersey-mikes-completes-successful-first-year-monmouth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Jersey Mike&rsquo;s Subs franchise at Monmouth University, its first campus-based unit, which opened in September of 2013, has outpaced the other six stations and stand-alone the Grille Works at Monmouth&#39;s Rebecca Stafford Center Food Court, as it accounted for 27% of all food sales in the student center building. It is consistently ranked number one in satisfaction surveys.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/jersey-mikes-completes-successful-first-year-monmouth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/jersey-mikes-completes-successful-first-year-monmouth#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors News & Trends Fri, 13 Jun 2014 18:48:00 +0000 38311 at http://food-management.com Waste Is a Particular Thing to Mind at Boston U. http://food-management.com/news-trends/waste-particular-thing-mind-boston-u <div class="field-deck"> School boasts not one, not two, but three 4-star Certified Green Restaurants, while commencement is a zero-waste event. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>When Boston University opened its spectacular Marciano Commons two years ago, it not only replaced three aging dining halls but also put itself near the forefront of the sustainability movement on America&rsquo;s college campuses. That&rsquo;s because included in Marciano are three venues&mdash;a dining hall, a bakery and a late-night restaurant&mdash;that are all 4-star Certified Green Restaurants (CGR), the only ones, reportedly, at a university. (There is also a 3-star CGR food court elsewhere on campus.)</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/waste-particular-thing-mind-boston-u" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/waste-particular-thing-mind-boston-u#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors News & Trends Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:57:00 +0000 38281 at http://food-management.com UK Moves Ahead With Aramark Compact http://food-management.com/news-trends/uk-moves-ahead-aramark-compact <div class="field-deck"> Deal includes $70 million in capital project investments by 2017-18 school year. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The University of Kentucky is moving forward with a 15-year, nearly $250 million contract with Aramark to provide dining services for the school. As part of the agreement, UK&#39;s Board of Trustees has approved some $70 million in private dining capital project investments, including $40 million in new facilities, that Aramark will make by 2017-18.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/uk-moves-ahead-aramark-compact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/uk-moves-ahead-aramark-compact#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors News & Trends Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:31:00 +0000 38271 at http://food-management.com WKU Removes Temporary Dining Facility http://food-management.com/news-trends/wku-removes-temporary-dining-facility <div class="field-deck"> Topper's Cafe no longer needed after completion of renovations to the Downing Student Union. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Western Kentucky University is removing its temporary Topper Caf&eacute; from its South Lawn and restoring the green space to its former verdant glory as a recreation space, <a href="http://wkuherald.com/news/article_c589ab8c-f0e3-11e3-b45b-001a4bcf6878.html" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>WKU Herald</em> campus paper. Topper Caf&eacute; was first constructed in the summer of 2012 to provide dining services during renovations to the Downing Student Union.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/wku-removes-temporary-dining-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/wku-removes-temporary-dining-facility#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors News & Trends Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:38:00 +0000 38211 at http://food-management.com Aramark Names Gary Crompton to Head Healthcare Unit http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-names-gary-crompton-head-healthcare-unit <div class="field-deck"> Former head of the company's B&I unit will oversee all of the retail and patient foodservices, environmental services and plant operations and maintenance services the company offers to the healthcare segment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Former head of the company's B&I unit will oversee all of the retail and patient foodservices, environmental services and plant operations and maintenance services the company offers to the healthcare segment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-names-gary-crompton-head-healthcare-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-names-gary-crompton-head-healthcare-unit#comments Aramark Contractors News & Trends Thu, 22 May 2014 15:05:00 +0000 37721 at http://food-management.com Philly Zoo Beefs Up Dining Options With Food Truck, Action Station http://food-management.com/news-trends/philly-zoo-beefs-dining-options-food-truck-action-station <div class="field-deck"> Truck will serve Mexican favorites on weekends while Aramark's 34th Street Market concentrates on local, seasonal, fresh-prepared items. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Philadelphia Zoo has ramped up dining options with two new dining locations, <a href="http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/food_department/Distrito-Taco-Truck-now-a-fixture-at-Phila-Zoo.html" target="_blank">reports</a> philly.com. The Distrito Taco Truck, operated by an outside vendor, will be parking onsite on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the summer serving Mexican fare like tacos, nachos, burritos and churros.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/philly-zoo-beefs-dining-options-food-truck-action-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/philly-zoo-beefs-dining-options-food-truck-action-station#comments Aramark Contractors More Segments News & Trends Tue, 13 May 2014 14:43:00 +0000 37431 at http://food-management.com UK to Begin Dining Contract Talks With Aramark http://food-management.com/news-trends/uk-begin-dining-contract-talks-aramark <div class="field-deck"> Announcement follows more than a year of assessments on campus dining service options. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has announced that dining service contract negotiations with Aramark would begin immediately, with the goal of executing a contract this summer.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/uk-begin-dining-contract-talks-aramark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/uk-begin-dining-contract-talks-aramark#comments Aramark Colleges & Universities Contractors News & Trends Private Mon, 12 May 2014 13:12:00 +0000 37381 at http://food-management.com Aramark Correctional Contract in Michigan Survives Union Challenge http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-correctional-contract-michigan-survives-union-challenge <div class="field-deck"> However, a union spokesman indicates a move to state courts may be next. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Michigan&rsquo;s Civil Service Commission deadlocked 2-2 on a union challenge to the state&rsquo;s privatization of its prison food service, <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20140507/NEWS06/305070181/Embattled-Michigan-prison-food-vendor-survives-union-challenge-2-2-vote" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Detroit Free Press</em>. That means a three-year, $145-million contract with Aramark Correctional Services will remain in place and the contract, which generates an estimated annual savings of $12-$16 million, remains in force.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-correctional-contract-michigan-survives-union-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/aramark-correctional-contract-michigan-survives-union-challenge#comments Aramark Contractors More Segments News & Trends Thu, 08 May 2014 12:56:00 +0000 37291 at http://food-management.com