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About Us

Aramark delivers experiences that enrich and nourish people’s lives through innovative services in food, facilities management, and uniforms. We provide award-winning services to healthcare institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses in 22 countries around the world.

Our Employees 

Our mission is to be a company where the best people want to work.  Our 270,000 service stars are a rich mosaic of individuals who together make us what we are.

What Makes Us Unique

As a leader in a large, growing market, Aramark proudly serves its blue chip client base through high quality service and innovation to meet their evolving needs.
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It takes a very empathetic person to work in this industry - it's all about supporting the customers and each other.

Sadra Lemons

Aramark Food Service Manager (currently in the Accelerate to Leadership (A2L) program)

Sadra Lemons knew from her very first job working at a country club that she wanted to work in hospitality. When she realized she could intern with Aramark at her favorite vacation spot — Lake Powell — she knew it was going to be a good match. She now uses that on-the-job training in her role as a food service manager at a pharmaceutical company, where she oversees everything from the café to parties and catering.

Discuss your early experiences working with Aramark.

I was surprised by the scope of my work. As an intern, I wanted to put my hands on everything and be everywhere — and I was pleasantly surprised by how hands-on the work was. I was gaining exposure to all parts of the hospitality industry, from planning weddings to serving students at a cafeteria, and I found that I especially enjoyed events and catering. When I had an opportunity to choose my career path, I asked for a catering position.

And now you’re in the Accelerate to Leadership (A2L) program?

Yes. It’s a yearlong management and training program where you rotate through up to three locations. Because of the diversity of Aramark's business, the A2L program isn't limited to specific majors — participants are recruited for competency, and placed in a role that's right for them. Right now I’m in business dining, but I could potentially rotate to our Sports & Entertainment business, or possibly to a different line of business entirely, to help me become more well rounded. 
What do you enjoy most about your current A2L location?

Our location is unique: It’s a health-driven café with a sustainable focus, so we go for cage-free, hormone-free meats and healthy snacks. I also love the people I work with. It takes a very empathetic person to work in the industry because it’s all about supporting the customers and each other. 

What’s your favorite type of event to cater?

Since I’m at a pharma company, it’s exciting when they receive FDA approval for a new drug. It creates a lot of excitement, and is celebrated with elaborate decorations and a diverse menu. They’re very busy events (and are often last-minute), but are so much fun.