PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, all around the world, Aramark chefs, cashiers, hawkers, servers, route drivers, custodians and many others work diligently in schools and universities, hospitals, sports venues, on delivery routes and in businesses of all kinds. These dedicated, talented, and hard-working professionals are the heartbeat of Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms. To honor those who serve its clients and customers and deliver outstanding service, the company is recognizing 200 of its best of the best from around the world, as part of its second annual Ring of Stars celebration.
"Being one of the world's leading service companies, it is essential that we reward and honor our talented associates and managers for their accomplishments," said Eric J. Foss, Aramark's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The Ring of Stars program allows us to recognize and commend the tremendous efforts of our Service Star team members who make a daily effort to live out our mission to enrich and nourish lives."
The Ring of Stars program provides winners and a family member or loved one, a special trip where their contributions are acknowledged and celebrated by the company's executive leadership team. Each recipient also receives a special ring to commemorate their accomplishment and their story is included within a permanent Ring of Stars display at the company's global headquarters in Philadelphia.
This year's Ring of Stars program is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Red Rock Casino Resort. The four day event is full of recognition, celebration, entertainment and relaxation.
Associates and managers honored were chosen from more than 1,400 nominees. Winners were nominated by coworkers, managers and business leaders and were selected for demonstrating excellence in living Aramark's core values and/or for delivering greatness at the moment of truth, innovating the everyday and demonstrating a high degree of involvement in the communities they serve.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) delivers experiences that enrich and nourish people's lives through innovative services in food, facilities management, and uniforms. United by a passion to serve, our 270,000 employees make a meaningful difference each day for millions of people in 21 countries around the world. Aramark is recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, rated number one among Diversified Outsourcing Companies, as well as among the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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