Chef Appreciation Week

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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Jenifer Halin Canteen

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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The 29 days in our shortest month of the year are packed with love and well wishes – the aisles in every store are full of heart-shaped candy, roses are being bundled into bouquets and grand gestures are made to show the ones we love most how much they mean to us. While we can’t…

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Thanksgiving has arrived and while it’s a time to share what we’re grateful for, it’s also time to eat. Before we sit down and write our Thanksgiving dinner grocery list, we talk to Vice President of Culinary, Chef Russell Szekely, about his favorite holiday recipe and his career with Canteen. Russell joined Compass Group in…

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Welcome to the first edition of Food For Thought, a blog where we interview Canteen’s executives and learn more about their professional and personal lives. First up, Jessi Moffitt, let’s take it away.   Jessi Moffitt Director of Innovation   First things first, you’re moving to the Bay Area,the mecca of Canteen Pantry! How big…

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You’ve seen it depicted in movies, TV, and books – working in the world of culinary is no easy feat; you need to be tough, creative, and most of all, passionate. And that’s exactly what our female culinarians are! We are spotlighting four of our hard working female chefs, in conjunction with Compass Group’s Chef…

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Canteen Employee of the Month - Tammy Stokes

As a former coach, Tammy is someone who knows the importance of working together to reach one goal, and we’re glad she’s a part of our team! Here’s what she had to say about her experience with us: “I am starting my 5th year with Canteen as the Regional Director supporting the office coffee business…

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Curious to meet the man behind the coffee? From Route Driver to Customer Service Manager for our office coffee services (OCS) in Indiana, meet John Hynes. John is an example of hard work, dedication, and outstanding customer service. He started his career over six years ago as a driver at his local vending branch. “At…

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Let us introduce you to Chris Taylor, a Division Operations Manager in our Mid-South Division who is passionate about Avenue C and his growing career. Take it away, Chris: “Because of how common my name is in the Canteen world, those who know me call me Chris “J” Taylor. I am a UNC Wilmington Alumnus,…

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Brooke Hall Camp Soar

Say hello to Brooke Hall. She’s a Field Marketing Specialist for Canteen in the Mid-South Division, and has a strong appreciation for good food puns. Now, lettuce learn more about Brooke and why she loves being a part of the Canteen family. I received the advice, “be forward thinking,” just over a year ago as…

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