By combining fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent, Compass Group continues to set the standards for food and service excellence. Operating in 90 countries and employing more than 428,000 associates, Compass Group PLC was named the world’s 17th largest employer by Fortune magazine.
FLIK DINING SERVICES
Globally recognized Flik Dining Services was founded in 1971 by Rudiger Flik in the US. FLIK provides dining services to local, regional and national companies within the Business & Industry markets, including employee dining centers, on-site catering, executive dining rooms, hotel and conference centers, airport lounges and Platinum Reception services. FLIK's unique niche of providing upscale and authentic foodservice sets it apart from others in the industry. The client list includes some of the most prestigious B&I institutions including many fortune 500 companies.
A partner of Compass Group since 1997, Thompson Hospitality Corporation is one of the largest minority-owned contract foodservice companies in the US. While dedicated to demonstrating the value that diversity brings, this partnership has helped strengthen both companies' client relationships and better address the changing needs of our customers. Thompson Hospitality has been recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the country’s top 100 minority businesses for several years since 1994, and in 2010 was awarded the coveted 'Company of the Year'.
CANTEEN VENDING SERVICES
Compass Group’s vending network is the largest and most comprehensive in the US with 18,000 locations in 48 states. Established in 1929 in Chicago with five-cent candy bar machines, Canteen has revolutionized the industry with its cutting-edge Market Central designs, Fresh To You fresh food options and exclusive partnerships with popular national and international brands. Canteen is the only vending company in the US with a franchise system that serves clients in vending, dining and Office Coffee Service (OCS) locations.