Our Culture

Canteen Employees enjoying an office event

Our Culture

Canteen Employee Enjoying an Office Outing

Our Culture

A fun workplace is great, but an outstanding company culture focuses on the employee experience and is made up of so much more! At Canteen One, we encourage team comradery and collaboration, we embrace differences in beliefs and backgrounds, we foster creative thinking, and we value the ideas and opinions of our associates.  We know that an inclusive workplace inspires loyalty and confidence, generating a greater sense of trust, which is why we focus on things that matter to our associates like giving back to the community.

The Perks

In addition to Canteen’s benefits, with Canteen One, you will also enjoy these amenities!


  • Free on-site Fitness Center
  • Access to our customized C1 Wellness platform
  • Complimentary and subsidized healthy snack offerings


  • Company-sponsored social events
  • Annual department team-building
  • Frequent volunteer opportunities


  • Located less than 5 miles from downtown Minneapolis
  • Close to restaurants, shopping and bus line
  • Access to hiking, biking, running trails and more

Cherry On Top

  • MN sports tickets frequently raffled
  • Popcorn Fridays and cold-brew coffee on tap
  • Dress for your Day, every day!

A company that truly recognizes potential!

"Canteen One provides a truly national influence, cross sector with strong central presence. This gives the company a home and a soul that is unique within Compass Group.  An example of that uniqueness and culture is that Canteen One recognizes all associates with potential to earn year end incentives. There is also a social structure that exists and is welcoming to all."

- John Venegas, VP, National Accounts

Potential to grow!

"I love the people I work with. Canteen One is a very welcoming and helpful environment. There is stress along the way but each person is willing to pitch in and help when needed. I also appreciate the growth I see at Canteen One and the potential for advancement."

- Angie Tatum, Implementation Partner

Team environment!

"What I like best about working for Canteen One is the team environment. Everyone is willing to lend a hand and answer questions anytime. Also, we make time to have fun while working which helps everyone get through the day!"

- Matt Severson, Sourcing Manager

Flexibility and relaxed environment!

"Canteen One has great leadership and a great culture; very relaxed environment and I get to work with great people from several departments that make up Canteen One."

- Steve Priestley, Client Services Manager

Changing and evolving!

"Canteen One is always changing and evolving, meaning that we as employees are always challenged to think of new ways to operate! It keeps us from being complacent as the industry changes. I know I appreciate the challenge, as well as learning new things.  I also appreciate the people I work with - we are blessed with a diverse workforce, and I'm continually introduced to new ideas and ways of thinking."

- Lindsey Peterson-Smiley, Client Services Manager