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Mike Hits the (Ara)mark: Reliable Data Sources, Aramark's Innovation, and ASF
This week Laura interviews Mike Banas, Global Cost Forecasting Manager at Aramark. They discuss Aramark's new offerings at sports stadiums, how he selects reliable data, African swine fever, and Laura's favorite - french fries...
Aramark Gears Up for 2019 Back-to-School Season on College Campuses Across the Nation
As millions of college students prepare to return to campus to start the new school year, they’ll be looking for fresh, nutritious, on-trend food when they hit the books. Aramark, the award-winning food and facilities partner of more than 400 colleges and universities across the U.S., is ready to welcome back three million higher education students to campus, by introducing a new wave of offerings customized to the ever-changing needs of Gen Zers.
“Every year, our higher education team members elevate the student experience with custom campus solutions tailored for them,” said Jeff Gilliam, president of Aramark’s Higher Education business. “Our culinary team puts innovation first, to create healthy, fresh recipes that students love, and we’re excited for students to see...
Aramark Tackles Game Day with 35 of the Hottest Items on Menus at NFL Stadiums
Game days are back and Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of 11 NFL teams, is ready to welcome six million fans back to stadiums for the most awaited and delicious time of the year, football season.
Aramark, which serves more football fans than any other hospitality company, scouted recipes and food trends from coast to coast, to create new menus that reflect the flavor and tradition of the hometown teams and communities where they reside. Food trends and fan feedback guided Aramark’s culinary team through the off-season, which resulted in a fresh roster of...
Aramark Acquires On-Demand Food Delivery Service, Good Uncle
Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, today announced the acquisition of privately-held Good Uncle, an innovative, app-based on-demand food delivery service that brings freshly prepared, restaurant quality meals to conveniently located pick-up points around college campuses. The addition of this concierge service to the Aramark portfolio furthers the company’s commitment to advancing innovation through culinary-and technology-driven solutions that better serve customers and clients.
“We are pleased to welcome the Good Uncle team to the Aramark family. As consumer dining habits evolve, we’re continually looking for new ways to disrupt the marketplace with innovative services,” said Eric J. Foss, Aramark’s Chairman, President and CEO. “Good Uncle strengthens our ability to offer...
Aramark Reports Third Quarter Results
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) today reported third quarter fiscal 2019 results.
“Our performance in the third quarter was strong and broad-based, anchored in a relentless focus on innovative growth strategies that directly engage the millions of consumers we serve every day,” said Eric J. Foss, Aramark’s Chairman, President and CEO. "We continue to advance our brand and product offerings as part of our commitment to combine technology, convenience and curation across our portfolio. This disciplined approach, combined with the exemplary efforts of our global team members, drove solid year-to-date results, positioning us well to achieve our full year expectations.
“The foundation we are creating provides us with ample opportunity to infuse sales growth and optimize our investments to scale the business,” Foss added. “As a testament to our enhanced...
Employed Americans Desire to Eat More Healthy Lunches
More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three quarters (77%) say they're more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, and Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company.
The survey was conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of the American Heart Association and Aramark as part of their joint initiative, Healthy for Life® 20 By 20, among 907 employed U.S. adults aged 18 or older who say they typically eat lunch during work hours.
"Understanding what employees are eating for lunch on a typical workday and what factors influence their choices helps us develop strategies to improve dietary intake with multi-level approaches through...
Aramark Launches its First Dedicated Plant-Forward Dining Concept, the Twisted Beet
Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company, is putting a twist on comfort food, with the launch of its first dedicated plant-forward dining concept, The Twisted Beet.
Proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, The Twisted Beet’s plant-forward comfort food menu puts a healthy spin on dishes like meatball subs and mac and cheese, and emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes, but still offers a proportionately small quantity of animal protein.
Aramark research shows that 60 percent of consumers want to reduce their meat intake and 62 percent want to eat more vegetables. In response to growing demand, Aramark has expanded its menu selections to ensure it’s providing the choices that ...
Final Four Signature Snacks Unveiled for NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at U.S. Bank Stadium
When the 2019 Men’s Final Four in Minneapolis tips off this weekend, there will be plenty for fans to cheer about both on and off the court. Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the food and beverage provider for U.S. Bank Stadium, has created four signature items that pay tribute to the teams vying for the national championship.
“The Final Four is the pinnacle of the college basketball season, so we strove to create a menu that celebrates the occasion and embodies the fans’ school spirit with signature snacks inspired by each team’s hometown ...
Aramark Loads the Bases with More than 40 New Menu Items for Opening Day
Major League Baseball’s Opening Day is just around the corner, and Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine MLB teams, is unveiling its 2019 ballpark menu highlights, full of new takes on ballpark favorites and better-for-you options. New technology and innovative concepts will debut to further drive fan engagement.
“Our chefs spent the off-season developing new recipes and innovative concepts to further enhance the game day dining experience for fans,” said Carl Mittleman, President of Aramark’s Sports and Entertainment division. “With a focus on quality, health, convenience and personalization, the new menu items we are introducing offer ...
Aramark Partners with JUST on New, Plant-Based Egg Product
JUST, an innovative food company, has announced today that it has partnered with Aramark, a global food leader, to produce JUST Egg, a plant-based protein product to corporate, healthcare, and higher education cafes. JUST Egg is plant-based, cholesterol-free, and dairy-free. After five years of development, JUST’s team of Michelin-starred chefs have created a product that they say looks and tastes just like the fluffy, filling, savory breakfast staple that consumers love. The JUST Egg breakfast patty will be available to consumers for a limited time at select locations, managed by Aramark, beginning October 22...
Aramark Heats Up Arenas with 25 New Menu Items for the NHL and NBA Seasons
To kick off arena season, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) -- the food and beverage provider at nine NHL and NBA arenas, who will serve nearly eight million fans attending NHL and NBA games -- is heating up the ice and hardwood with new menus stocked with everything from hometown hot dogs to vegetarian poke bowls.
Some of the new menu items Aramark is introducing at the arenas it serves include...
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