A Conversation on Coffee with Tradecraft’s Michael Kaiser

A conversation on coffee with Tradecraft's Michael Kaiser

Did you know that the average American worker spends about 24 minutes per day making and drinking coffee? Don’t worry, that’s not time wasted. Studies show caffeinated employees are actually more productive! Not to mention, “grabbing a cup of coffee” builds a sense of community among teammates. Here at Canteen, we work with our partners…

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Canteen’s Safety Culture Interview with Director of Safety, Carl Foden

It’s no secret that our people and their safety is a top priority here at Canteen. From driving trucks to hustling around in kitchens to working in warehouses, our associates are our greatest asset, ­­and creating a culture around safety is important for everyone. Today we are speaking to Carl Foden, Director of Safety, to…

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How to Create a Safer Workplace

How to Create a Safer Workplace

June is National Safety Month, and at Canteen, we pride ourselves on promising a safe workplace for our teams across America. The past year has set a whole new standard in safety. And we can all do our best to carry that into the future. And as important as safety is to us, we believe…

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Chef A.J. Moll Cooks Healthy Meals for Students

We all know that getting kids to eat healthy food can sometimes be a challenge. Canteen Chef A.J. Moll accepted the challenge and is on a mission to cook nutritious meals and snacks for the students at his school.  To top it off, Chef Moll makes sure his recipes are delicious while educating kids on…

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Celebrating Women of Canteen

International Women’s Day is every year on March 8th, but we believe women should be celebrated every day. From across the country, we wanted to bring you some hardworking women who continue to take Canteen to the next level every day. To begin this incredible list, we have Canteen Cashier Ebonee Allen. Her coworkers can…

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Canteen Unwrapped: A New Virtual Snack Competition

Canteen Unwrapped

Have you ever wondered how that bag of puff chips or that new spicy turkey jerky ended up in your micro market or pantry? A lot more goes into it than you might think, but we won’t bore you with the logistics, what we will do is tell you how we find these new and…

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Caring for People and Planet with Bella Hughes of Shaka Tea

Caring for People and Planet with Bella Hughes of Shaka Tea

We’re continuing to highlight some of the great products and suppliers and how they’re not only creating fantastic products but making changes in the world around them. This month, we caught up with Bella Hughes, President and Co-founder of Shaka Tea. On top of making fantastic teas brewed with māmaki (more on that in a…

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Canteen Veterans: Recognizing Those Who Have Served Our Country

canteen veterans

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 in the United States. It’s a day dedicated to paying our respects and showing our gratitude to those who have courageously served our country. At Canteen, we celebrate Veterans Day with a company-wide Town Hall meeting where we share the stories of our people, the success of…

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Chef Appreciation Week: Heroes Behind the Food

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’s Passionate Journey through the Food Industry

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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