PHILADELPHIA (August 5, 2020) – As many college campuses make arrangements to safely open amid COVID-19, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a leading food and facilities partner with hundreds of colleges and universities across the U.S., is prepared to meet the safety and hygiene standards required in today’s ever-changing environment. This includes introducing a variety of new programs and service offerings to support a safe, enjoyable campus dining experience.
“As with many other aspects of campus life, dining services will look and feel a little different this Fall,” said Jack Donovan, President of Aramark’s Higher Education business. “Knowing health and safety is imperative for returning students and faculty, as well as our employees and the broader campus community, we are working closely with our partners to tailor operations and adapt programs to help safeguard the preparation, delivery and service of meals.”
Creating A Safe Environment*
Aramark is committed to safety measures that are designed to protect the overall health of its team members, students, faculty and the campus community. The Company recently introduced EverSafe™, a holistic platform that supports the safe reopening and sustainable management of client locations. Aramark’s practices, procedures and protocols have been developed with Jefferson Health, in accordance with recommendations established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Restaurant Association (NRA), and other leading public health organizations.
Increased cleaning frequencies, enhanced protocols and regular communication with employees, clients and customers, to help sustain trust that the space is clean, are just some of the ways Aramark is supporting the reopening efforts of its clients.
Responding to Student Needs*
As the Company continuously adapts its operations and offerings for the evolving environment, Aramark is introducing new programs focused around safety, quality, health, and convenience.
To learn more about how Aramark elevates the student experience with custom campus solutions, visit https://www.aramark.com/industries/education/colleges-universities.
*The availability and implementation of services and offerings may vary by campus.
Launched by Aramark in May 2020, EverSafe™ is a multi-dimensional platform which supports the safe reopening and sustainable management of our client locations around the world. EverSafe was built on Aramark’s dining and facilities management expertise - in consultation with the medical and technical teams of leading public health expert, Jefferson Health - and developed in accordance with recommendations of the CDC, WHO, and other leading health entities. It also heavily leverages research around society’s expectations and needs for transitioning back to life, work and education.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. We deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ+), DiversityInc, Equal Employment Publications and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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