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2011-06-09 13:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth Grade twins who started an organization to celebrate families moving out of homeless shelters; and a twelfth grader who started knocking on her neighbor's doors to collect food for the hungry in her community are two of the five national Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship recipients recognized by the Sodexo Foundation at its annual fundraising dinner in Washington, D.C. on June 9. The Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm...

2011-06-06 12:39:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade and a half ago the revolutionary concept that hospital patients could eat "what they want, when they want it" rather than set menus at pre-determined times was a revolutionary concept. Today, 350 Sodexo client hospitals across North America ranging from 18 to 944 beds are now empowering their patients -- and increasing satisfaction with their dining services an average of 42 points -- by offering them At Your Request-Room Service...

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...

2011-05-11 18:11:00

WINCHESTER, Va., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Chandler of Shenandoah Valley Westminster was named one of five finalists in Sodexo's Recipes for a Better Tomorrow Culinary Competition, where chefs were tasked with creating appealing dishes that have a low environmental impact, supporting Sodexo's goals for the environment, community, health and wellness. Chef Chandler's recipe for cider glazed pork loin with white sweet potato and carrot swirl puree secured his opportunity to advance...

2011-05-11 18:08:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Jesse Kraft of St. Barnabas Medical Center was named one of five finalists in Sodexo's Recipes for a Better Tomorrow Culinary Competition, where chefs were tasked with creating appealing dishes that have a low environmental impact, supporting Sodexo's goals for the environment, community, health and wellness. Chef Kraft's recipe for pan seared cod filet with beet vinaigrette and pumpkin quinoa risotto secured his opportunity to advance to...

2011-05-11 17:55:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Cox of Harvard Kennedy School was named one of five finalists in Sodexo's Recipes for a Better Tomorrow Culinary Competition, where chefs were tasked with creating appealing dishes that have a low environmental impact, supporting Sodexo's goals for the environment, community, health and wellness. Chef Cox's recipe for all natural Vermont roast turkey with organic quinoa pilaf and citrus secured his opportunity to advance to the finals,...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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