National Coffee Day with Keba Konte

National Coffee Day with Keba Konte of Red Bay Coffee

We fully support the idea that coffee day should be every day. However, we have waited for a full 365 for this one particular day, the best day of the year, September 29th, National Coffee Day. And to celebrate, we connected with Keba Konte, Founder and CEO of Red Bay Coffee. Keba is an artist,…

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Chef Appreciation Week

Chef Appreciation Week: Heroes Behind the Food

This year, Chef Appreciation Week takes on an even greater meaning as our Dining team’s took on the incredible responsibility of nourishing first responders, feeding essential workers and, supporting their communities, amidst a global pandemic. We are joining Compass Group in celebrating our #HeroesBehindtheFood – We are so excited to share with you the stories…

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Staying Productive and Sane During a Pandemic

Staying Productive (and Sane) During a Pandemic

Months ago, many of you found yourselves in a new office where your desk is a couch and break room, a kitchen. Others find themselves in a workplace dramatically altered by social distancing and temperature checks. It’s now March 186th, have you learned to make lemonade, yet? The break room may be different, but we’re…

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How to Make Coffee at Home or Office

Times, they are a-changin’, but your daily coffee craving doesn’t have to suffer. We know how sweet that simple cup of joe can be when you’re just starting your day, looking for a mid-morning boost, or post-lunch pick-me-up, or getting through another meeting that should have been an email, or fighting the 3 p.m. slump….

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4 tips to WFH: How to stay happy and healthy

4 Tips to Work from Home: How to Stay Happy and Healthy

So, you’re still working from home. While we’ve covered the future of safe snacking back at the office, many companies are still working from home, and some might stay that way. Being out-of-office removes many opportunities in your daily routine to meet physiological and psychological needs, many of which you find in the breakroom. Hear…

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Break Room of the Future: Returning to Work after COVID-19

Break Room of the Future: Returning to Work after COVID-19

Many things about the post-COVID workplace are going to take some considerable getting-used-to. Routine temp checks, muffled face-mask conversations, and socially distant lunch breaks change the office dynamic in dramatic ways. Gone are the days of collaborating in cozy huddle rooms.   Despite the enforced separation, the yearn for interaction, connection, and community lingers. Historically,…

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Trend REport Canteen

Trend Report: Snacking in a Post COVID-19 World

As our ‘new normal’ begins to take shape in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19), many are still left wondering where we go from here and how all of this will affect daily life in the future. We’ve been asking ourselves the same questions and our Innovation Team went to work to answer them. Someday soon…

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Return to Work

A Common Sense Guide to Returning to Work

As several states announce their plans to lessen restrictions and eventually lift shelter-in-place orders, many people are still left with questions on where we go from here, and what the new normal will look like.  Considering that our collective go-forward may be far from “normal,” know that Canteen has actively partnered with our clients, collaborated…

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Snack Hacks with Canteen Snack Boxes

Take Your Snacks Up a Notch With These Snack Hacks

By now, most of us have gotten into a good groove with the current situation surrounding coronavirus, causing us to find a new normal by staying home as much as possible.  Whether you’re working remotely or social distancing in the office, one theme has consistently come up in virtual conversations and social media feeds everywhere:…

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Jenifer Halin Canteen

Jenifer Halin’s Passionate Journey through the Food Industry

At just 29 years old, Jenifer Halin opened her first restaurant. She quickly built a following and knew the food industry would be her home for years to come. From studying abroad in Paris, France to becoming an Executive Chef at Neiman Marcus, Jenifer’s path has been nothing short of motivational and exciting. We have so many talented and inspiring women just like Jenifer at Canteen. And while the entire world celebrates International Women’s Day, a day to “celebrate…

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