Phladelphia, PA, March 12, 2009 – ARAMARK, a world
leader in professional services, announced today that ARAMARK Higher
Education was awarded the contract to manage The Mason Inn, located on
the campus of George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Under the terms of
the agreement, ARAMARK will be responsible for all management and
operational functions of the property.
construction, The Mason Inn will consist of a 20,000-square-foot
technologically advanced conference center, integrated with a 149-room
hotel, as well as a restaurant, lounge, ballroom and 11 meeting rooms.
It is scheduled to open in July 2010.
“We are proud to partner
with George Mason University to provide an innovative destination for
learning and leisure activities on campus,” said Michael Leone, senior
vice president, ARAMARK Higher Education.
The Mason Inn will
be built to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED) certification, and will be operated to the standards of the
International Association of Conference Centers.
For more information or to book your next trip to The Mason Inn, log onto www.aramarkharrisonlodging.com.
About ARAMARK Education
ARAMARK Higher Education is dedicated to excellence in dining,
facility, conference center, and stadium and arena services. ARAMARK
enhances the living and learning experience and environment for more
than 600 colleges and universities throughout North America. For more
information and a list of our services, visit www.aramarkhighered.com.
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. In FORTUNE magazine's 2009 list of "World's Most Admired Companies," ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers and analysts. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 260,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries.