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Sodexo Becomes a Leading Player in Sports & Leisure Globally With the Acquisition of Centerplate

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., PARIS, and LONDON, November 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, and Olympus Partners announced today that Sodexo has signed an agreement to acquire Centerplate, Inc. a provider of food and beverage, merchandise and hospitality services at sports facilities, convention centers and entertainment facilities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Spain, for 675 million US dollars from Olympus Partners.

Three Quality of Lifehacks for Honoring Veterans in the Workplace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

Every year on November 11, we honor those who have made sacrifices to serve our country in the military. Americans know this day as Veterans Day, and we honor those who have served and are still with us. In Canada it’s called Remembrance Day, and we honor those who have sacrificed their lives for their country.

This year, some offices are closed on Friday in honor of the holiday on Saturday. For those that remain open, it’s a great opportunity to recognize and honor the veterans who work alongside us.

Sodexo Earns High Score on Annual Diversity Best Practice’s Inclusion Index

Sodexo’s focus on diversity and inclusion has earned recognition on Diversity Best Practice’s inaugural Inclusion Index
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 9, 2017/3BL Media/ — Sodexo, a food and facilities management company, announced today that it achieved a score of over 70 percent on the inaugural Diversity Best Practices (DBP) Inclusion Index. The Inclusion Index reports data and provides insight into how participating companies met and excelled in three areas: company culture, demographic transparency and best diversity and inclusion practices in recruitment, retention and advancement.

Examining the Value of Traditional Campus Services in an Increasingly Technology-Centric World

By: Jim Jenkins
Blog

Technology has had a dramatic and undeniable impact on almost every facet of modern life, and higher education is no exception. From how lectures and course materials are delivered to the immense wealth of learning resources that are available from anywhere at any time, technology has enabled greater access to education than ever before.

Sodexo and The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Sign Extension Through 2027

Sodexo will bring an ocean of new dining options to the Aquarium
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the leader in Quality of Life services, has signed a 10-year extension to continue as the exclusive food service provider and caterer at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, VA. As part of the contract renewal, Sodexo is adding new dining options featuring sustainable seafood and local, seasonal ingredients as well as renovating the popular Osprey Café.

How Many More Sleeps Mommy? – The Other Hidden Barrier to Women at Work

By: Charlotte Jensen
Blog

Some of the buzz these days surrounds women in the workplace and the various barriers to their professional advancement. My personal experience over the years, probably like many others, has varied between amazing bosses and mentors who encouraged me to grow, and of course the not so great bosses and the leaders who felt threatened and excluded me. Over the past 9 years, my journey has been more about the evil two words we call “mommy guilt.”  It’s the other hidden barrier that so many of us share which often holds women back from the next big promotion.

FORTUNE Magazine Recognizes Sodexo for Its Commitment to People With Disabilities

The honor is the latest of many that celebrates the work the company is doing to increase accessibility and raise awareness of issues important to those with disabilities
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, was included on FORTUNE magazine’s annual “Change the World” list for its commitment to and leadership in hiring and supporting employees who have disabilities.

Eight Sodexo-Operated College Dining Programs Named to Daily Meal’s Best Colleges for Food List

Liberty University #3 and Northwestern #5 on the List
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Daily Meal named eight Sodexo-operated dining programs to its list of Best Colleges for Food in 2017.  Liberty University premiered on the list at number three and was praised for sourcing locally-grown produce and humanely-raised meat.

An Ally at the Intersection

By: Gerri Mason Hall
Blog

Imagine a room with 4,000 people from every state and 40 other nations. It’s a giant room which intersects many ages, genders, races, abilities and ethnicities along with a diverse range of talents, experience and professions. In fact, they come from more than 250 employers including my own, Sodexo. You might wonder what makes this global business conference unique?

James Beard Award Winner and Celebrity Chef Jimmy Bannos, Jr. to Serve as Sodexo’s Culinary Ambassador at Northwestern University

Bannos will make guest appearances, create signature dishes and more
Press Release

CHICAGO, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, in partnership with Northwestern University Dining, today announced that one of Chicago’s own celebrity chefs and owner of The Purple Pig, Jimmy Bannos, Jr., will serve as Northwestern Dining’s new culinary ambassador for the upcoming school year. Working alongside Northwestern Dining’s Executive Chef Chris Studtmann and his 13 chefs, Chef Bannos brings an exceptionally creative and exciting lens to the student dining experience.

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