Services provided by Aramark in America’s schools include: on and off-site breakfast, lunch and dinner, after school snacks, catering and nutrition education; implementing complex nutrition guidelines, while increasing student participation in food programs; providing maintenance, custodial, grounds, energy and construction management; and building commissioning.
In its K-12 Education business, Aramark strives to improve childhood nutrition and enrich and nourish lives through creative menus featuring healthier versions of student favorites, as well as through initiatives like the Healthy Bites program, which encourages students to try free samples of unfamiliar foods to help them develop healthy eating habits.
In facility services, Aramark innovation includes the company’s environmentally friendly Blue Cleaning® Program, which uses electronically activated water to kill bacteria in half the time required by traditional chemicals, while reducing the school’s carbon footprint. This process also eliminates the risk of allergic reactions by students to harsher cleaning chemicals.
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 www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
August 9, 2018 - We are introducing new sustainability commitments, healthier menu items and innovative programs, to fit Gen Zers’ desires.
What do today’s students expect from school food and nutrition programs? With tastes and trends constantly evolving, it’s not always easy to tell — but we’ve got the inside scoop. Here are 10 insights you need to know, based on our annual Student ViewPOINT survey results.