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Eurest Overview

Charlotte, NC
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Catering & Food Service Contractors
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Eurest provides dining services to local, regional and national companies within the Business & Industry markets, including employee dining centers, on-site catering, executive dining rooms, and other managed services.

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Eurest – Why Work For Us?

Who are we?

The globally recognized Eurest launched in the US in 1996 and provides dining services to local, regional and national companies within the Business & Industry markets. These services include employee dining centers, on-site catering, vending, executive dining rooms, and other managed services. Eurest is proud to serve the world’s most respected and successful corporations, including many of the Fortune 500.

Eurest is a $1.65 billion food and vending organization with 1,900 locations and more than 18,000 associates throughout the US. Eurest serves more than 800,000 customers daily and is a division of North Carolina-based Compass Group North America. Compass Group North America is the leading foodservice management and support services company with $16 billion USD in revenue in 2016. With over 500,000 associates worldwide, its parent company, UK-based Compass Group PLC had revenue of $25.7 billion in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016.

Career Opportunities

We provide dining services to local, regional and national companies within the Business and Industry markets, including employee dining centers, on-site catering, vending, executive dining rooms and other managed services. We proudly serve the world’s most respected and successful corporations, including many of the Fortune 500.

Eurest is a division of Compass Group, the world’s largest food service company and the world’s 11th largest employer. We operate in more than 50 countries, with market positions in the UK, Europe, Australia, South America and Asia.

If you are looking for a professional career within the foodservice industry, whether in operations, leadership or executive capacity, no one offers more opportunities than Compass Group.

Promise and Commitment

Our promise is our declared vision and is what we value most within the Eurest organization.

"connect with people. inspire through food. create solutions. live our promise."

The Eurest Commitment
Embracing an ownership mindset, we leverage our global resources, promote our local presence, and enrich the community to provide:

  • Customized solutions that deliver holistic value for our clients
  • Authentic experiences for our customers
  • Growth opportunities for our associates

Our Clients

Our Customers

Our Associates

We provide more than a marketplace. We provide an environment where people choose to be. It is a space that promotes community and collaboration, powered by great tasting food that also happens to be healthy. We want our customers to be able to make responsible food choices, take ownership of their well-being, experience a connection with food, and promote productivity and collaboration. Additionally, we want to leverage technology and enable customers to customize their food experience based on their personal dietary requirements. Making it easy for customers and clients to live well and thrive is the cornerstone of our vision. We have established foundational pillars that drive that vision – 



Our Associates

Eurest associates are the foundation of our success. The strength of our culture comes from our associates’ pride and empowerment to be business owners, which is engrained throughout the organization thanks to the ‘Experience Eurest’ training module. This philosophy enables Eurest to remain at the forefront of the foodservice industry. As a result, growth opportunities for our associates are endless.
Engaging and connecting with our associates is vital. Our associates benefit from the Eurest foundation of regional Town Halls, Compass Zone Meetings and Regional Connects, which provide the atmosphere to assemble with regional, divisional and executive representatives to openly connect with one another.​

Eurest’s Annual Associate Engagement Survey is our platform for sincerely asking all associates to provide their honest feedback on how to improve Eurest as an organization. Action plans are developed based on the feedback and improvements are made year upon 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 proud to offer state-of-the-art self-service and office coffee solutions.

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Compass Group North America has the privilege of serving such prestigious clients as IBM, United Technologies Corp., SAP, Mount Sinai Hospital NYC, Louisiana State University, and Texas A&M University. In addition, Compass provides catering to special events such as the US Open and the Academy Awards®. Compass Group was the official catering services supplier for the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

Eurest Reviews

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    Awesome company culture and teamwork at the managerial/regional level. Units are highly independent which allows for flexible service models.


    Line level employees are often hard to find and perform poorly. Technical Support is sometimes rude, or no help.

    Advice to Management

    Pay entry level cooks more to attract quality applicants.

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Eurest Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview




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    Catering Attendant Interview

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Eurest.


    The managers and supervisors interview ask you a few questions. Ask you how would you improve the company . Do you like to move in a fast pace. Do you like working with food . Ask you about previous job experiences.

    Interview Questions

    • What catering experience do you have?   2 Answers
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Eurest Awards & Accolades

  • Best Renovation, Food Management, 2017
  • Sara Rowe Prostart Company Of The Year, Food Industry News, 2016
  • Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes, 2018
  • Best New Facility, Food Management, 2016
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