May 16, 2019
-- Georgia Tech has announced Aramark as its new on-campus dining services provider effective July 1st.
The partnership comes after a collaborative RFP proposal process including input from students, faculty and staff. Aramark serves hundreds of educational institutions, sports teams and businesses around the world.
“We are excited to work with Aramark to improve food service opportunities for the campus community,” said Associate Vice President for Campus Services Kasey Helton. “The collaboration will transform the dining program while maintaining high-quality standards, reasonably priced options and a variety that support the diverse needs of the Tech community.”
Aspects of the new contract will include the following:
Hyper-local partnerships with area celebrity chefs and restauranteurs
New technology to streamline service and wait times
More creative menus/varied choices focused on quality, health, convenience and personalization
Renovations of dining facilities
“Aramark is extremely proud to partner with the Institute,” said Jeff Gilliam, President of Aramark’s Higher Education division. “We look forward to helping the Institute with its campus transformation of the Wenn Student Center and ultimately enhancing the living and learning experience and environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors.”
About The Georgia Institute of Technology
The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is one of the nation’s leading research universities — a university that embraces change while continually creating the next. The next generation of leaders. The next breakthrough startup company. The next life-saving medical treatment.
Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It offers degrees through the Colleges of Computing, Design, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.
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