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Back on My Feet, Along With Four Additional Charities, Earn Donations From Aramark As Part of Culinary Competition

Aramark's Sports and Entertainment Team Captures Copper Pot in 2019 Culinary Excellence Championship
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PHILADELPHIA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/Aramark’s (NYSE: ARMK) team of chefs from its Sports & Entertainment division bested its competitors to win the Inaugural National Finals of the Aramark Culinary Excellence (ACE) Competition – a showcase of the company’s domestic culinary talent and menu innovation – and take home the coveted “Copper Pot.”

Members of the winning team are:

Culinary Students Learn Latest Technology at SCE’s Foodservice Tech Center

The high school students test out energy-efficient appliances that can help save power and costs as they enter the restaurant industry.
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IRWINDALE, Calif. — Adelina Montoya, 18, has always loved to cook. As a sophomore at Bonita High School in La Verne, she was part of a team that won “best entrée” in a cooking competition and her passion was solidified.

In the fall, she will head to Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo where she will pursue a degree in food science.

“I like the whys behind the food,” she said.

Sodexo Executive Chef at Georgia Tech Earns Silver Award in National Culinary Competition

Chef Jonathan Elwell finished second in National Association of College and University Food Services national Culinary Challenge
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has long been known for its foodservice expertise at more than 850 higher education campuses throughout North America, improving the on-campus experience for students, faculty, staff and the community.

Sodexo Invites Chef Jack Witherspoon to Inspire Patients

Young chef and cancer survivor shares his story to fight cancer
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ — When Anthony Verona, a chef for Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, heard how cooking helped 16-year-old Chef Jack Witherspoon cope with battling leukemia three times, he was inspired to invite him to share his experiences with patients and families at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

Homegrown Talent Makes a Great Recipe

Michelle DiTondo, SVP of Human Resources for MGM Resorts International, Discusses New Ways the Company Is Working to Fill the 1,000+ Jobs It Has Available at Any Given Time
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By: Michelle DiTondo, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, MGM Resorts International

At any given time, MGM Resorts International may be hiring for over 1,000 positions, many requiring a combination of skills and experience that make them challenging to fill. Case in point: Finding managers and chefs for our bustling food and beverage business can be harder than making a perfect soufflé. In fact, Food & Beverage positions account for over 30 percent of our positions. 

Utah Fourth-Grader Wins Sodexo Future Chefs Contest with Boil-in-a-Bag Omelet

Madysun Christensen of Salt Lake City, UT, wins the Sodexo 2016 Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge with Boil-in-a-Bag Omelet Recipe
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Parents searching for quick healthy breakfasts for their kids need look no further. Fourth-grader Madysun Christensen of Salt Lake City, UT, has the winning recipe in Sodexo’s 2016 Future Chefs: Healthy Breakfast Challenge. Madysun, with her Boil-in-a-Bag Omelet recipe, is the national winner of the annual contest, held by Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services.

Sodexo’s Wellness Meals Make it Easy to B-Healthy at Binghamton University

B-Healthy Wellness Meals are one of the ways Binghamton University Dining Services is meeting Partnership for a Healthier America guidelines for college campuses
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ - B-Healthy Wellness Meals created by Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, are helping Binghamton University reach its campus-wide wellness goals. B-Healthy is a Binghamton University initiative focused on the overall health and well-being of students, faculty and staff.

#DardenDigest: Career Advice from our Chefs

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In recognition of National Culinary Arts Month in July, we asked our corporate chefs to share career advice for individuals looking to pursue culinary careers. Below are some of the tips they shared.

“Find the best chef in town and work for her or him. It will likely be very hard work, but it will be in this environment that you will learn the most. Spend the extra money you have on cookbooks that are written by chefs that interest you as well as going out to eat. Also, it is not always about you, but it is always about the guest.” -Chef Jim Neutzi, Olive Garden

#DardenDigest: Culinary Training for Culinary Educators

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Attending the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) ProStart Summer Institutes has been an amazing opportunity for me. I had the chance to attend two separate weeks of training through the program, and last year I was thankful to be sponsored by Darden Restaurants. These experiences have given me much more confidence and real-life examples to help my students learn how to become culinary professionals. I am not a trained chef, but I am a high school teacher who is teaching future chefs.

Five Elementary School Finalists Showcase Sodexo Commitment to Student Engagement and Achievement in Future Chefs: Healthy Salad Challenge

Finalists selected from more than 5,000 entries nationwide create videos of their award-winning healthy recipes
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Gaithersburg, Md., April 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo announced today the five finalists for its Future Chefs: Healthy Salad Challenge program. The finalists are all elementary school students from Sodexo-served school districts across the country, and each created videos of their own healthy salad creations which can be seen on a special YouTube channel. View the finalist videos and vote for your favorite today at http://bit.ly/SodexoFutureChefs. Public vote will determine the 2013 national winner.

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