Aramark Extends Contract with Ireland’s GUINNESS STOREHOUSE

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 13, 2015) – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, won a five year contract extension to manage in-house catering, hospitality sales and events at GUINNESS STOREHOUSE, Ireland’s number one visitor attraction and event destination, it was announced today. The company was chosen through a competitive bid process and is operating the business through its Irish hospitality group called “Seasons.”

Paul Carty, Managing Director GUINNESS STOREHOUSE said, “Aramark has been providing our visitors and event guests with high quality, delicious food since 2000. We’re at the forefront of welcoming tourists visiting Ireland and we work to ensure that our visitors and guests have a great experience. Aramark enables us to deliver that experience, every day.”

GUINNESS STOREHOUSE recently received ‘Europe’s leading tourist attraction’ recognition in the prestigious “World Travel Awards” and caters to more than 1.4 million customers who visit annually. The venue also hosts meetings throughout the year for businesses from around the world.

“GUINNESS STOREHOUSE is an iconic landmark not just in Ireland, but globally and we are delighted to continue to serve them into the future” said Quenten Wentworth, President of Aramark Europe. “Our aim is to continue to enrich and nourish lives by delivering service excellence to visitors that enhance the overall customer experience.”

Visitors can expect to see a range of new concepts with foods that pair well with a pint of Guinness. Cuisine will also be brought to life through a new theatre style kitchen in the Gilroy’s restaurant, where visitors can watch chefs prepare foods as they wait.

About Aramark in Ireland
Aramark is one of the country’s leading suppliers of facilities, food and property management services and one of the country’s largest US multinational employers with over 5,000 people throughout the island of Ireland and EMEA. Aramark is headquartered in Dublin, with regional offices in Cork, Limerick and Belfast.

About Aramark
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We work to put our sustainability goals into action by focusing on initiatives that engage our employees, empower healthy living, preserve our planet and build local communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


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