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Chef Appreciation Week (Episode 1 - Culinary Podcast Series)
As the world’s largest foodservice company, we serve 9.8 million meals per day across sectors in North America alone, making our chefs the “Heart of our House.” Chef Appreciation Week is right around the corner and we are gearing up to celebrate their culinary talent from August 13 – 17th. In the premier episode of the Envision Group: Culinary Podcast Series, we sit down with Chef Cary Neff, Vice President of Culinary for Morrison Healthcare, Laura Lapp, Vice President of Sustainability &...
Eatable (Episode 3)
One in nine Americans are “food insecure.” Almost 50 million American, including 13 million children, live in households that lack the access to nutritious food on a regular basis. While our company tries to reduce waste at the source wherever possible, leftover food can be unavoidable in the foodservice industry. Why not donate? Our special guest, Mia Zavalij from Eatable, a food recovery consultant business, walks us through the food recovery process to provide us with tips on when and...
Reducing Food Waste with ReFED (Episode 2)
The statistics on food waste are alarming. Nearly all Americans are guilty of tossing edible food both before and after it hits their plates. The good news is, it’s easy to make small changes that can save a family of four up to $1,500 a year in food bills. In the second episode of the Envision Group: Sustainability Podcast Series, our special guest Chris Cochran from ReFED shares pro-tips on reducing waste in both commercial and home kitchens. Compass Group serves 9.8 million meals a day...
Sustainable Seafood Tips from Seafood Watch (Episode 1 - Part 2)
We’re back with Brian Albaum in the second installment of the premier episode of the Envision Group: Sustainability Podcast Series! On behalf of Seafood Watch, Brian discusses Compass Group’s goal to make sustainably farmed salmon available country-wide. He offers up some seafood alternatives and helpful tips for the professional chef, and home cook, if sustainable salmon isn’t yet available in your area. Want to learn more? Internal associates can visit MyCompass for guides and marketing...
Sustainable Seafood Tips from Seafood Watch (Episode 1 - Part 1)
In the first installment of the premier episode of the Envision Group: Sustainability Podcast Series, we sit down with Brian Albaum, Seafood Watch’s Business Manager, who discusses the importance of buying sustainable seafood and provides tips on sourcing sustainably. In 2007, Compass Group partnered with the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Program because of their strong scientific approach to assessing the environmental impact of seafood production. Their robust approach made...