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Compass Group USA Overview

Charlotte, NC
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Catering & Food Service Contractors
$10+ billion (USD) per year
As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group North America is a family of companies building experiences for all of our customers. We serve award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more. In addition, we are ... Read more

Mission: Everyone in Compass Group is committed to consistently delivering superior service in the most efficient way, for the shared benefit of our customers, shareholders, and associates.

To be a world-class provider of contract foodservice and support services ... Read more

Company Updates

  • ​Introducing Compass Group's new candidate experience! Today we launch our brand new careers website. Whether you are seeking a job or want to get to know us better, we invite you to explore the site:

    Home - Compass Group Careers

    We are a growing family of companies and a team of passionate individuals delivering the best in food, hospitality, and support services. Build a great career in one of the restaurants, corporate cafés, hospitals, schools, arenas, and museums where we serve. You can also join the team behind the scenes at our corporate headquarters.

  • This week is National Farmworker Awareness Week. Join us in supporting the farmworkers who work to feed us. This week, we are highlighting their contributions to our community--and purchasing Fair Food all year long. Learn more:

    Compass Group and The Coalition of Immokalee Workers Partnership

    Compass Group and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) signed a landmark agreement on September 25, 2009, that would forever change the food industry and the hearts and minds of Compass associates. Compass Group agreed to pay an additional 1.3 cents per pound for all the tomatoes purchase from Florida annually, with one cent per pound being passed from the supplier directly to the harvesters.

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Compass Group USA – Why Work For Us?

A Family of Companies

We are a family of great companies delivering the best in food, hospitality, and support services.
At Compass Group, we care deeply about the quality of the food we provide, as well as the steps we take to produce it. We prioritize social and environmental responsibility to ensure we’re serving the best products possible. Each member of the Compass family adds a unique perspective and attention to detail that helps us create an unforgettable experience. 
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The people who work with us are the heart and soul of our business. By being intentional about inclusion, we commit to the growth and development of all our people. The unique talents, experiences, and abilities each person brings are essential to building our strong and innovative teams. 

Whether you're looking to start your career with us or grow in your current role, you've come to the right place! Explore job postings, training and development opportunities, as well as our Sharing Our Stories blog, featuring stories and advice from across our company to help you succeed.

Careers at Compass

At Compass Group, you have a broad range of career opportunities. To help you find your next position, take advantage of our great resources.

Join our winning team! As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is building a family of experiences for all of our customers. We provide award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, remote sites, and more. In addition, we are proud to provide state-of-the-art self-service and office coffee solutions. Our reach is continually expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation.

Building a team that’s up to this challenge requires people with the hunter mindset.
Great people obsessed with uncovering new business and driving new sales is what fuels our company’s success.

Why are we the best? We have the best people!

Learn more about what makes them great  Meet Our Team

Compass Group USA Reviews

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Compass Group USA CEO Gary Green
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    "Best company I have ever worked for in a 45 year career!"

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    I worked at Compass Group USA full-time (More than 8 years)


    People, people and people! This is a company that cares about, nurtures, trains and develops their people.


    That I hadn’t started working for them sooner!

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    Continue what you’re doing. Innovating and growing.

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Compass Group USA Photos

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Compass Group USA Interviews



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    Catering Manager Interview

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Compass Group USA.


    Had to visit the location in person 3 times and I was sent to another location for the follow up interview as well. Interviews followed by Security and Background Check

    Interview Questions

    • How can you handle working with demanding staff?   2 Answers
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Compass Group USA Awards & Accolades

  • The Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes, 2018
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2018
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Silver), National Business Group on Health, 2016
  • Change The World List, Fortune Magazine, 2016
  • FM 50 2016: #1, Food Management, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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