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Aramark

 
Overview
ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world.

In 2012, FORTUNE magazine again recognized ARAMARK on its list of "America's Most Admired Companies." ARAMARK has consistently ranked since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers and analysts. Also in 2012, ARAMARK was honored as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 250,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries. Learn more at the company's website: www.aramark.com.
Culture
ARAMARK’s success is based on the strength of our people. That’s why we foster an entrepreneurial culture where the best people want to work. We strive to hire talented, driven individuals who are ready for the unique opportunities ARAMARK has to offer. Key to our people strategy is Kaleidoscope – ARAMARK’s commitment to diversity. Through Kaleidoscope, we seek to retain, develop, and recruit a diverse, high performing team. We are proud of our numerous training and professional development programs that help our team members grow their careers within ARAMARK.
Benefits
ARAMARK offers a full array of benefits that add value to your compensation package, and protect you and your family. Programs such as medical, dental, vision, employee assistance, and paid vacation and holidays provide for personal well being, while retirement savings, disability income, and life insurance help contribute to financial security. It’s a well-balanced approach to help address your needs in all aspects of life.
Vision
Our Vision

A company where the best people want to work.

Customers who recommend us to others because we constantly exceed their expectations.

Success measured in the growth of our company, its earnings and ourselves.

The world leader in managed services.

Our Guiding Principles

Because we value our relationships, we treat customers as long-term partners, and each other with candor and respect.

Because we succeed through performance, we encourage the entrepreneur in each of us, and work always to improve our service.

Because we thrive on growth, we seek new markets and new opportunities, and we innovate to get and keep customers.

And because we're ARAMARK, we do everything with integrity.
Products
ARAMARK Corporation serves its diverse base of customers in two key areas:

ARAMARK Food and Support Services
ARAMARK’s Food and Support Services business encompasses a growing number of interrelated services – including food, refreshment, and other support services, and through ARAMARK ServiceMaster, facility services – for businesses, healthcare facilities, school districts, colleges and universities, conference and convention centers, national and state parks, sports and entertainment venues and correctional institutions.

Business & Industry
ARAMARK provides comprehensive food services, including executive dining, catering, convenience stores, meeting planning services and facility services to more than 1,200 corporate locations and government institutions. ARAMARK also provides vending and office coffee programs, serving one billion cups of coffee to business and industry clients each year. In addition, ARAMARK’s Harrison Lodging division manages more than 40 conference centers and collegiate hotels. ARAMARK provides food service and a wide range of facility services and community-based Meals on Wheels programs to more than 325,000 inmates in more than 325 correctional facilities in North America.

Education
ARAMARK provides residential dining services, catering, food court, convenience store, coffee kiosks and facility services for more than 350 higher education institutions, serving more than 200 million meals annually. In addition, ARAMARK provides food service programs and facility services, designed to increase meal participation and boost satisfaction at more than 300 K-12 school districts across the country.

Sports and Entertainment
ARAMARK provides comprehensive services including food and beverage concessions, facility services, event planning, premium banquet and catering, cafes, retail merchandise and novelty sales and recreational and lodging services to millions of people annually at more than 170 premier sports, entertainment and recreational facilities, including sports stadiums and arenas, convention centers, concert venues, museums, national and state parks, resorts and tourist attractions.

Facilities and Healthcare Services
ARAMARK manages facility services such as plant operations and maintenance services for the business and education sectors across North America. In the healthcare sector, ARAMARK partners with more than 1,200 customers to provide food and nutrition services, environmental services such as laundry and housekeeping, facility services such as plant operations and maintenance services, and clinical equipment maintenance.

International
ARAMARK provides food and facility services in 17 countries outside the United States, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Korea, Japan and Ireland. ARAMARK also provides lodging, food service, and commissary and facility management at remote sites, such as oil drilling platforms and mining camps.

ARAMARK Uniform and Career Apparel
ARAMARK's Uniform and Career Apparel Group provides uniforms, career and image apparel, specialized equipment, work clothes and accessories to meet the needs of clients in a wide range of industries in the United States, including manufacturing, transportation, construction, restaurants and hotels, public safety, healthcare, and many others.

Uniform Services
ARAMARK creates uniforms, career apparel and accessories for employees at more than 300,000 customer locations every day through rental, purchase or lease programs.

Galls
ARAMARK caters to the special needs of law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical workers, and corrections and security personnel through America's largest mail order supplier to this segment of the population.

WearGuard-Crest
ARAMARK provides distinctive uniforms to workers in a variety of industries, including healthcare, restaurants and hotels, as well as manual laborers. WearGuard-Crest also provides image apparel for business events.
Contact
Contact Us

ARAMARK World Headquarters
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Diversity
ARAMARK understands that a mosaic of backgrounds, styles, perspectives, values and beliefs adds value to our workforce, our workplaces and our business partners.

We are comprised of unique individuals who, together, make the company what it is and what it can be in the future. Only when all individuals contribute fully can the strength and vision of ARAMARK be realized.

Our Principles for Valuing Diversity

  • Because we are committed to being a company where the best people want to work, we champion a comprehensive diversity initiative.
  • Because we thrive on growth, we recruit, retain and develop a diverse workforce.
  • Because we succeed through performance, we create an environment that allows all employees to contribute to their fullest potential.
ARAMARK’s Commitment to Supplier Diversity

Understanding and mirroring the diversity of our clients and customers -- in various communities around the world -- allows us to provide superior service offerings, effectively utilize diverse suppliers, and differentiate ourselves from our competitors. As an employer, we represent the full range of the world’s diverse population and believe our suppliers should also represent the diversity of the communities in which we live and work.

ARAMARK looks for high-performance companies offering superior quality, reliability and value. We are committed to pursuing, developing and supporting strategic partnerships with businesses owned and operated by minorities and women, as well as small disadvantaged organizations, who share our values.

ARAMARK is a member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the Multi-Cultural Food and Hospitality Alliance, the National Urban League and the Women’s Business Enterprise Council.
Fun Facts about Aramark
Fun Facts:

  • Serving clients in 22 countries
  • Approximately 250,000 employees
  • Named one of "America's most admired companies" by Fortune Magazine each year since 1998.