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2011-06-02 15:14:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo applauds the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for adopting the balanced plate as the new graphic representation for good nutrition with the new MyPlate icon. Sodexo, a student well-being champion that serves more than 480 school districts across the country, began teaching students about good nutrition using a balanced plate concept at the start of the 2010-2011 school year. Sodexo uses the balanced plate concept to...

2011-05-31 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year Sodexo, Inc. has been named to the Working Mother 2011 Best Companies for Multicultural Women. This recognition reflects the company's continued commitment to diversity and inclusion that is making it the leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions and a preferred employer for multicultural women. "With the hiring of multicultural women outpacing losses for the fourth year in a row, the Best Companies for...

2011-05-20 13:11:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo's launch of the company's latest m-commerce solution--two new mobile apps--will eliminate wait times, increase customer engagement and build brand loyalty for two Retail Brand Group restaurants, Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery and SubConnection. The Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery app, currently available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad is widely available for download for free in the iTunes store and will become available for the Android...

2011-05-16 11:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. and its Education segment received a Virtual Event Excellence Award from ON24, Inc. for its 2010 virtual summer training, a program that brought together more than 4,500 Sodexo employees from across the country to share operational best practices in student well-being and the overall student experience. ON24, the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, created the Virtual Event...

2011-05-10 10:42:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers at Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery have another way to get their coffee fix today as the award-winning coffeehouse launches 'At Home' an online store selling a selection of Jazzman's proprietary line of specialty coffees. After a successful pilot earlier this spring, the online store is now accessible to consumers via jazzmanscafe.com or Jazzman's Facebook page. In addition, the store is conveniently accessible from smart phone mobile...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of a successful introduction of the Meatless Monday initiative to more than 900 hospitals nationwide, Sodexo, the world leader in quality of daily life solutions, is now extending it to more than 2000 corporate and government client locations in North America, including Toyota, Northern Trust Bank and the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Meatless Monday initiative is part of Sodexo's ongoing effort to enhance health and...

2011-04-15 10:22:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. has been named a 'Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers' by Working Mother Magazine for having a culture and programs in place that help hourly workers succeed and advance. The magazine's list reflects best practices across a spectrum of employer policies and programs including health benefits, employee assistance programs, paid leave and training. Sodexo earned top 10 rankings in career...

2011-04-12 13:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, and the Kent Denver school, a college-preparatory day school in Englewood, Colo., unveiled today the first LEED Platinum free-standing dining facility in the world. The Kent Denver dining hall is first-of-its-kind in that it will use approximately 50 percent less energy and water than a typical building, and was constructed using environmentally-friendly, sustainably-produced,...

2011-04-11 13:01:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition provider and student well-being champion Sodexo partnered with Birmingham Public Schools in Birmingham, Mich. to help the district's eight elementary schools earn Bronze-level certification in the United States Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge, a program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity. To earn HealthierUS School Challenge certification, Birmingham Public Schools worked with...

2011-03-31 11:31:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dulcie Robertson, 9, a fourth-grader from the Helena School District in Montana won Sodexo's first-ever Future Chefs: Healthy Snack Challenge, a nationwide program that teaches students about good nutrition and encourages them to make healthy choices by creating their own nutritious snack recipes. Robertson won the national challenge when the video for her yummy Dulcie's Wrap Duo received the most votes on the program's YouTube page....


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