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

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

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

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

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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post featured image food for thought

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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