Aramark Partners With Starr Restaurant OrganizationDecember 9, 2021
Aramark has entered into a strategic collaboration with the Philadelphia-based Starr Restaurant Organization (Starr Restaurants).
Per the terms of the agreement, Aramark will have exclusive licensing to operate designated Starr Restaurants concepts and brands within multiple lines of its business, while providing national visibility to the independent restaurant group. The two organizations will exchange creative and operational knowledge among culinary and senior leadership teams. Aramark will also maintain a minority ownership position in Starr Restaurants.
“Aramark and Starr Restaurants are both rooted in a passion for service and in providing unforgettable experiences for our clients and customers,” said Marc Bruno, Aramark chief operating officer for U.S. food and facilities. “Being based in Philadelphia, we have had a front-row seat as Stephen Starr [Starr Restaurants owner]—one of the culinary pioneers of our city’s food scene—elevated the dining experience and helped make Philadelphia one of the best food cities in the country. Through this strategic collaboration, we look forward to furthering Aramark’s culinary authority by infusing our kitchens and concepts with the creativity and innovation that Starr Restaurants is famous for.”
Aramark provides food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.aramark.com.