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ARAMARK Increases Support of Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), Joining Top Tier of Partnership as a Catalyst

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After years of partnership with Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), the leading organization for developing talent in the foodservice industry, ARAMARK Corporation is taking its partnership to new levels, becoming a Catalyst partner of WFF. The partnership is a tremendous display of support for WFF’s mission in advancing women leaders.

“Our move to become a Catalyst with Women’s Foodservice Forum is an extension of our core beliefs as a company,” says Gary Crompton, President, Business Dining of ARAMARK. “Diverse leadership teams lead to stronger companies and more engaged employees. WFF is the leading organization in advocating for gender parity and developing diversity in the workplace, and we are pleased to partner with them.”

ARAMARK’s higher level of involvement will be critical in supporting initiatives to attract, retain and develop talented women. ARAMARK joins The Coca-Cola Company as the second of two organizations at the Catalyst level, demonstrating a remarkable commitment to developing today’s industry leaders and driving business results.

“With the support of the world’s most admired companies such as ARAMARK, the WFF is able to catapult our mission of advancing women leaders, driving growth for individuals and organizations,” says WFF President and CEO Fritzi Woods. “Our partners enable us to turn the vision of WFF into reality.”

WFF currently partners with more than 175 leading foodservice companies. Organizations interested in partnering with WFF can find more information at


The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) is the industry’s premier leadership development organization with more than 20 years of experience advancing women in the foodservice industry. WFF serves thousands of individuals and hundreds of employers in all segments of the industry including operations, manufacturing, distribution, publishing, consulting, and more. Through highly effective and educational events such as the Annual Leadership Development Conference, Executive Summit and Regional Connects as well as professional development and rich networking opportunities, WFF provides the competence and strategic connections needed to make a positive difference in the careers of women in the foodservice industry.

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Kelley Koehler, (312) 274-3538

Source: Women’s Foodservice Forum