Who We Are

AS THE LEADING FOODSERVICE AND SUPPORT SERVICES COMPANY, COMPASS GROUP NORTH AMERICA IS A FAMILY OF GREAT COMPANIES BUILDING EXPERIENCES FOR ALL OF OUR CUSTOMERS. WE SERVE AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANTS, CORPORATE CAFES, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS, ARENAS, MUSEUMS, AND MORE.

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OUR VISION
To be a world-class provider of contract food and support services, renowned for
our great people, our great service and our great results.

OUR MISSION
Everyone in Compass is committed to consistently delivering superior service in the most efficient way,
for the shared benefit of our customers, shareholders and associates.

OUR VALUES
Openness, Trust and Integrity
Passion for Quality
Win through Teamwork
Responsibility
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OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Safety, Health and Environment First
Delivering for Clients and Consumers
Developing our People and Valuing Diversity
Profitable Growth
Constant Focus on Performance and Efficiency

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Compass Group is the global leader in contract foodservice and hospitality serving millions. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service.

We have grown to serve the most respected and successful corporations in the world, many of them listed on the Fortune 500®. Our companies offer flexibility, professionalism, exceptional cuisine, and superior support services.

As recognized leaders in foodservice management and hospitality within the academic community, we aim to help students make the connection that their diet can affect how they feel, look, and perform. Our tailored dining service operations exceed expectations and satisfy each customer’s unique needs.

We are at the forefront of healthcare and senior living dining, serving more than 2,000 hospitals, senior living communities, and integrated healthcare systems in 48 states.

Our industry-defining service delivers creative food done right. We serve groups large and small, and strive for excellence from preparation to presentation. Our services extend to convention facilities, concert and performance venues, racetracks, stadiums and arenas for all major sports leagues, and legendary events.

Between the corporate and franchise network, Canteen operates more than 200 locations across the country. While Canteen has been an industry leader in vending for over 80 years, it has also grown into new lines of business, including Avenue C micro markets and office coffee service.

Even in the most remote locations – from coastal logging camps in B.C. to summer Cadet camps in the Yukon – ESS Support Services is there leading the market. No matter how extreme the environment may be, ESS Alaska and ESS Gulf support every aspect of daily community life for our clients’ resident workers: 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

We excel at providing unforgettable dining experiences that are unique to each of our partner museums and performing arts centers. Each of our menus is crafted to best complement the world-class venues to make each visit a memorable occasion.

 

Foodbuy LLC support Compass Group’s culinary needs, as well as catering to foodservice, health, and wellness trends, all while fulfilling operating patterns and customer requirements.

Thompson Hospitality Corporation, one of the largest minority-owned contract foodservice companies in the US, has been a strategic partner with Compass Group North America since 1997. In 2010, Thompson Hospitality was awarded the coveted ‘Company of the Year’ by Black Enterprise magazine.

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STATEMENT OF ANTI-DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, RETALIATION, AND BULLYING

Compass Group is committed to providing a work environment for all associates that is free from discrimination and harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, color, disability, age, pregnancy, childbirth or any related condition, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other unlawful factor. We believe an inclusive and welcoming work environment helps to attract and retain the best talent to better serve our clients and guests across all 50 states where we do business. To that end we support public policies and legislation that support nondiscrimination.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Diversity Timeline

Our diversity and inclusion journey through the years…

Our Business Model

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Diversity and Inclusion is at the core of what Compass Group USA is about. We believe a diverse and inclusive environment supports innovation and collaboration, and benefits our associates, clients, and customers.