PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 13, 2015) – Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of award-winning services in food, facilities management and uniforms, won a five year contract extension to manage in-house catering, hospitality sales and events at GUINNESS STOREHOUSE, Ireland’s number one visitor attraction and event destination, it was announced today. The company was chosen through a competitive bid process and is operating the business through its Irish hospitality group called “Seasons.”
Paul Carty, Managing Director GUINNESS STOREHOUSE said, “Aramark has been providing our visitors and event guests with high quality, delicious food since 2000. We’re at the forefront of welcoming tourists visiting Ireland and we work to ensure that our visitors and guests have a great experience. Aramark enables us to deliver that experience, every day.”
GUINNESS STOREHOUSE recently received ‘Europe’s leading tourist attraction’ recognition in the prestigious “World Travel Awards” and caters to more than 1.4 million customers who visit annually. The venue also hosts meetings throughout the year for businesses from around the world.
“GUINNESS STOREHOUSE is an iconic landmark not just in Ireland, but globally and we are delighted to continue to serve them into the future” said Quenten Wentworth, President of Aramark Europe. “Our aim is to continue to enrich and nourish lives by delivering service excellence to visitors that enhance the overall customer experience.”
Visitors can expect to see a range of new concepts with foods that pair well with a pint of Guinness. Cuisine will also be brought to life through a new theatre style kitchen in the Gilroy’s restaurant, where visitors can watch chefs prepare foods as they wait.
About Aramark in Ireland
Aramark is one of the country’s leading suppliers of facilities, food and property management services and one of the country’s largest US multinational employers with over 5,000 people throughout the island of Ireland and EMEA. Aramark is headquartered in Dublin, with regional offices in Cork, Limerick and Belfast.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because our culture is rooted in service, our employees strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. Aramark has been named to DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.