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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

Working at Compass Group USA

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.

Our Vision
To be a world-class provider of contract foodservice and ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We’re incredibly proud and honored to be recognized as the #1 Top Workplace in Charlotte by The Charlotte Observer! Thank you to our incredible employees for all that you do! #altogethergreat

  • We are honored to be named a Forbes Best Employer for Diversity for the second year in a row! At Compass Group, we seek and value differences in people and use those differences to raise everyone higher. We are proud to be listed alongside companies that share a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. View the list here:

    Best Employers For Diversity

    Where are the most diverse places to work? We polled 30,000 U.S. employees and came up with a ranking of the top 500 large employers and the top 250 midsize ones. Is your company on the list?

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Compass Group USA – Why Work For Us?

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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. Compass Group has 28 different business sectors across multiple industries providing an opportunity to grow a lifelong career.  

Business & Industry

We have grown to serve the most respected and successful corporations in the world, many of them listed on the Fortune 500. Our companies offer flexibility, professionalism, exceptional cuisine, and superior support services.

Bon Appetit Management 




Eurest Services


Restaurant Associates

Wolfgang Puck Catering 


As recognized leaders within food service management and hospitality within the academic community, we aim to help students make the connection that their diet can affect how they feel, look and perform. Our tailored dining service operations exceed expectations and satisfy each customer’s unique needs.  

Bon Appetit Management 


Chartwells Schools

Chartwells Higher Education Services


Flik Independent Schools

Gourmet Dining

SSC Service Solutions


We are at the forefront of healthcare and senior living dining, servicing more than 2,000 hospitals, senior living communities, and integrated healthcare systems in 48 states.   

Crothall Healthcare

Flik Lifestyles

Morrison Healthcare

Morrison Community Living

Touchpoint Support Services

Sports & Entertainment      

Our industry-defining service delivers creative food done right. We serve groups large and small, and strive for excellence from preparation to presentation. Our services extend to convention facilities, concert and performance venues, racetracks, stadiums and arenas for all major sports leagues and legendary events.  

Levy Restaurants

Wolfgang Puck Catering 


Foodbuy LLC supports Compass Group's culinary needs, as well as catering to foodservice, health, and wellness trends, all while fulfilling operating patterns and customer requirements. 

At Compass, we prioritize social and environmental responsibility to ensure we’re serving the best products possible. We care deeply about the quality of the food we provide, as well as the steps we take to produce it. Each member of the Compass team adds a unique perspective that helps us create our delicious food.

Nutrition and Wellbeing

Compass Group is firmly committed to providing balanced, nutritious food options that fit every diet. Our focus on health and wellbeing is reflected in our decisions to source animal proteins raised without antibiotics, cage-free eggs, and sustainable seafood. We make healthy choices easy by providing tasty food and helpful resources that fit any lifestyle.

Diversity & Inclusion

Our strength comes from the combination of all the things we have in common – our shared values, vision, and purpose – and the experiences and perspectives that make us each unique.

Innovation with purpose and partnership is at the forefront of everything we do at Compass Group. We are committed to making it easy for our customers and clients to have great food experiences that promote well-being and are both socially and environmental responsible. We can collectively create massive positive impact in our communities – locally and globally – by incorporating technology to excite and engage our guests, inspiring better choices for both people and planet, and advocating for sustainable sourcing and animal welfare.

As we envision the future of foodservice, we continually explore new initiatives and expand on current platforms that support our four pillars of focus, which we call Envision 2020.

The four pillars of our vision are:

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.

Compass Group USA Reviews

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    "Best company I have ever worked for in a 45 year career!"

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    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!

    Advice to Management

    Continue what you’re doing. Innovating and growing.

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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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