Bon Appétit is mentioned as one of the top North American Sustainable Seafood companies, having made the first and one of the largest commitments to sustainable seafood purchasing. Bon Appétit has partnered with the Aquarium since 2002, removing red list species from menus and making green list species first choice for purchasing long before ocean conservation and human health issues were on the radar of most food businesses.
USDA announces 2010 Agricultural Outlook Forum, featuring CEO Fedele Bauccio on forum panel.
Bon Appétit has developed a guide for aspiring student farmers to help them build good business relationships with their best potential customers—the college food service providers that are right in their backyards. The guide will be made available to students in garden groups all over the country and on the company’s website.
Bon Appétit Management Company’s Eat Local Challenge aims to solve the healthcare crisis through flavor. Chefs at the sustainable food service company’s more than 400 university, corporate, and specialty venue cafés know that the best way to ensure diners make healthier choices is to first appeal to their palates.
As a new crop of college graduates worries about finding that all-important first job, and students flock to internships in food and farming, Bon Appétit Management Company has established a program that brightens new graduates’ job prospects.
Bon Appétit Management Company Leads Food Service Industry in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Food Waste
From the nation’s first experiment with trayless dining in 2005 to a 20% total reduction in food waste in 2009, Bon Appétit Management Company is first in reducing food waste in public dining.
Bon Appétit Management Company is proud to announce it has signed a 10-year contract extension with Case Western Reserve University. Bon Appétit will continue to work with the university to provide students with exceptionally high quality food, innovative sustainability programs, and healthy cooking initiatives.
Bon Appétit Management Company becomes the first food service company to establish fair labor requirements for tomato growers that integrate: minimum fair wage, worker empowerment stipulations, and incentives to growers who exceed minimum requirements of the agreement.
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) highlighted environmental innovations that are helping companies cut costs, create business opportunities and carve out competitive advantage in a challenging economy, including Bon Appétit Management Company’s Low Carbon Diet program.
The company is announcing they’ve exceeded their reduction goals for 2009, just in time for their Low Carbon Diet Day on April 22, and are well on their way to achieving their overall reduction commitment of 25% by April 2010.