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2011-06-09 13:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sodexo Foundation, the anti-hunger charitable arm of Sodexo, Inc., named eight Sodexo employees as 2011 Heroes of Everyday Life for their exemplary efforts fighting hunger in America.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-05-24 12:04:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minister of Social Protection in Colombia has fined Sodexo $2,678,000 pesos ($1,425.00 US Dollars) each day they refuse to negotiate with Sinaltrainal and ordered Sodexo to "start direct talks with trade union organization National Union of Agro-System SINALTRAINAL without delay." Sodexo workers in Colombia have been trying to form a union to bargain higher wages, payment for overtime and other benefits for more than a year.

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.

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.

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.

2011-05-11 18:08:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Jesse Kraft of St.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.