Bon Appétit Management Company is proud to partner with its education clients to tackle many mutually important issues of sustainability, such as food waste and climate change. Now, with the graduation of the first recipient of a joint scholarship at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, it has added greater access to higher education to the list.
We are all familiar with the traditional version, and we wouldn’t dare try to get rid of it. But let us spread our salad wings a bit and leave the comfort of our romaine domain behind. With that, we would like to introduce to you a modern and delicious take on the original: a Brussels Sprouts Caesar.
Bon Appétit Registered Dietitian Jenny Pope shared information on healthy cooking, cooking for one, eating a balanced diet, and food safety tips.
One of the best parts about breaking bread together as a community is the chance to sit down and enjoy not just the exchange of tastes, but ideas. America’s fast food habits, which mostly involve people eating alone on the run, don’t allow that to happen. So it was a wonderful treat to have Eric Schlosser, the journalist who wrote the game-changing book Fast Food Nation—the 2001 book that exposed the unsustainable food safety, labor, and animal welfare issues of the fast food industry—visit University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA, for a talk, several farm tours, and a convivial meal.
When reports of explosions at the Boston Marathon quickly spread across the Charles River to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the entire campus community stopped what it was doing. Students and employees scrambled to attempt to reach loved ones, to check on them as well as reassure that they themselves were all right. As the city went into shock, Bon Appétit employees gathered with students around radios, televisions, and computers, waiting for news.
Since 2007, the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) has been touching down at college campuses to bring together students, youth organizations, and celebrities to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. This year, the Bon Appétit team at Washington University in St. Louis had the opportunity to host CGI U.
Bon Appétit at Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA, rolled out an e.a.t. truck in February. The “easy artisan takeout” proved as popular as expected for the busy students, and its menu features pork from Savannah River Farms, chicken from Springer Mountain Farms, and produce from Gruber Family Farm — all local gems.
Bon Appétit employees at Emmanuel College in Boston, MA, form a veritable United Nations of passion and talent. Our location brings us a diverse group of team members from Lebanon, Guinea, Bosnia, Cape Verde, Haiti, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Honduras, El Salvador, and Kenya. What’s truly astounding is how many of this diverse group of people have found a true home, and not just a job, at Bon Appétit.
Trine University in Angola, IN, recently converted the former Lakeshore Depot into a restaurant known as the Depot Grill, where Bon Appétit’s principles of fresh food and locally grown produce are an essential part of the menu. This historic landmark has been modernized structurally, but every attempt was made to maintain the architectural integrity and history of the building.