Between 34.3 percent and 37.4 percent of districts say reimbursements for student lunches and breakfasts are not sufficient to cover the cost to produce the meals, according to the annual Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education report. To overcome this problem, many K-12 districts have discovered a solution: turning to a dining partner with deep expertise and vast experience in transforming school dining programs from running a deficit to generating surplus funds. School districts that do are able to recover general funds to improve educational programs. Learn more in this enlightening guide.
Dining staff play a critical role in students’ health and wellbeing, but retaining and engaging these employees can be difficult. Discover how three school districts have overcome this challenge using high-impact strategies, including improved onboarding and training, employee recognition and ongoing communication.
October 11, 2019 – Aramark has named Kris Reinhardt (preferred name Alyx), a Senior Telecommunications Analyst, the 2019 Pride of Aramark awardee, in recognition of her commitment to advancing the Aramark PRIDE employee resource group (ERG) and supporting the LGBT community.
October 10, 2019 — Aramark is taking the lead in addressing food insecurity in the higher education space through a multiyear commitment to support Swipe Out Hunger, a national nonprofit who partners with colleges and universities to provide financially and logistically efficient anti-hunger programs.
October 7, 2019 -- Aramark announced today that John J. Zillmer, a proven executive with a track record of driving market-leading business results, will return to the Company as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
October 1, 2019 - Lockheed Martin announced today Aramark, has been selected to manage comprehensive hospitality services for Lockheed Martin’s Center for Leadership Excellence (CLE).
September 26, 2019 – The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of more than 440 large U.S. employers, has honored Aramark for providing one of the best workforce health and employee well-being organizational initiatives in the nation.
September 23, 2019 – The New York Mets and Aramark, the food and beverage provider for Citi Field and eight other MLB ballparks, today announced a collaboration with CLEAR, the secure identity company that uses biometrics to build a frictionless and secure world, and Mashgin, a creator of self-checkout kiosks that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to scan multiple items at once, to transform the concessions experience at Citi Field.
September 19, 2019 – Today, more than 12,000 Aramark team members across the globe will volunteer their time at 350 service projects in 15 countries during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day). This year, Aramark will join the National Football League’s (NFL) Huddle for 100, a volunteer campaign that encourages fans to partner with them, the players and teams to donate 100 minutes of time.
Aramark today announced the names of its Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) 30/30 honorees, who are being recognized for their commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment that encourages workforce engagement and creates memorable consumer experiences.