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 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.
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.