February 7, 2017 – E&I Cooperative members can now take advantage of new competitively awarded contracts with Canteen, Chartwells, and Levy Restaurants. Each of these companies is a division of Compass Group – the world’s largest foodservice company.
Canteen contract offers self-checkout micro-market solutions
With over 200 locations in 48 states, Canteen provides snacks, drinks, fresh food, and healthy vending options utilizing innovative solutions and state-of-the-art technology. The company’s Avenue C and Smart Market solutions provide alternative vending options that surpass all client expectations. Canteen’s refreshment services portfolio includes coffee service, water filtration systems, coffee machines and equipment.
Chartwells contract offers foodservice management, hospitality and guest services
Chartwells has partnered with over 280 academic institutions across the country to deliver foodservice management, hospitality and award-winning guest services. Their dining programs serve as centers of campus academic life and create social spaces for all campus constituents.
Member benefits include nutritious and delicious cuisine selections, Generation Z-focused marketing engagement, and an emphasis on wellness and sustainability.
Levy contract offers solutions for athletic facilities
Levy is the leading provider of concessions and premium area catering services for professional and collegiate stadiums, arenas and ballparks. From the Super Bowl to the Kentucky Derby, and every major league championship game in between, Levy has pioneered the idea of premium dining at over 100 incredible locations. Highlights of the E&I Levy contract include concession services, alcoholic beverage services, and suites and catering services.
E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) is the member-owned, not-for-profit sourcing cooperative delivering expertise, solutions and services to education and related institutions. E&I provides members with access to a diverse portfolio of competitively awarded contracts, electronic procurement solutions and consulting services to help them source effectively. By leveraging the knowledge and expertise of more than 4,000 member institutions, E&I helps members reduce costs and optimize supply chain efficiencies. The Cooperative’s member-driven competitive solicitation process has been validated by the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP) as being in compliance with generally accepted public procurement standards.