Around the country, food service companies, grocers and entrepreneurs passionate about fighting food waste are rallying to buy up fruits and vegetables excluded from the produce aisle because of their defects.
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Our very own Jim Dodge, director of specialty culinary programs, heads the group that will choose the recipient of the first Julia Child Award!
Brutti Ma Buoni — “ugly but good” — is the name for lumpy, beige Italian almond cookies that don’t look pretty, but taste great.
That phrase also describes a lot of the produce grown in this country, except unlike the cookies, it rarely gets eaten. Until now.
Top Stories About Bon Appétit Management Company
At Bon Appétit Management Company, we’ve been lucky enough to get some great press. Writing in the New York Times, Mark Bittman has called us “the most principled food services company in the country” and the “future of cafeteria food.” The Washington Post said that we’re “working to reshape American agriculture.” Our CEO Fedele Bauccio “often doesn’t get credit outside the industry for being a trailblazer. But let me tell you: His impact on the local-sustainable movement is big. Like 136.5-million-meals-served-just-last-year big,” according to a profile in 7×7.
Latest Press Releases
Innovative new purchasing program for cosmetically challenged produce fights food waste and helps farmers.
New community program emphasizes hands-on learning to build real-food knowledge and skills San Francisco, CA (February 12, 2015) – The San Francisco Giants and their award-winning food service partner, Bon Appétit Management Company, will launch an outdoor culinary education program for children in the Garden at AT&T Park on Wednesday, February 18. Children from the […]
STEM features Californian-Mediterranean inspired cuisine, incredible Bay views, and an on-site edible garden San Francisco (November 21, 2014) – Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. (ARE) and Bon Appétit Management Company today opened STEM Kitchen & Garden in the rapidly growing Mission Bay neighborhood. STEM is a casual yet elegant farm-to-table restaurant that celebrates seasonal and local […]
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Bright citrus and crunchy fennel balance this roasted chicken and whole grain salad. Serves 4 as a meal.
As this year’s Farmworker Awareness Week approaches, hundreds of Bon Appétit cafés around the country are preparing to spread the word about how few pennies per pound farmworkers earn for commonly picked produce items, and 20 locations are hosting a screening of the documentary Food Chains.
Latest Issue of Bravo, Our Company Magazine
Bravo is our “almost quarterly” internal company magazine. With 80 to 100 pages’ worth of fun and informative news about our Farm to Fork vendors, kitchen gardens, and special events held at Bon Appétit accounts around the country, it showcases our commitments in action — day in and day out.