Bon Appétit Management Company
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|Founded||1987 (Palo Alto, CA)|
|Headquarters||Palo Alto, California, United States|
|Fedele Bauccio, CEO|
Michael Bauccio, President
Bon Appétit Management Company is a Palo Alto, California-based on-site restaurant company, that provides café and catering services to corporations, colleges, and universities. The company is a subsidiary of the British multinational corporation Compass Group since 2002, and operates over 1,000 cafes in 34 states.
Its corporate and college clients include Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, Google, LinkedIn, Adobe, Twitter, Oracle, Best Buy, Nordstrom, Starbucks, and dozens of others. It serves the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, Emory University, the University of San Francisco, University of Chicago, Case Western Reserve University, Washington University in St. Louis, Reed College, and more than 100 others. Bon Appétit also operates restaurants and cafés for cultural institutions, including at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Getty Center, the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and serves Oracle Park (home of the San Francisco Giants) and Chase Center (the new home of the Golden State Warriors). Its fine-dining restaurants include The Commissary, Arguello, STEM Kitchen and Garden, and Foundry & Lux, all in San Francisco; Genesis Kitchen and Drinks in San Diego; LC Kitchen in Plano, TX; and many others.
Bon Appétit chefs cook from scratch, including sauces, stocks, and soups. In May 2018 Bon Appétit became the first food service provider and major restaurant company to ban plastic straws in all of its locations (with an exception for people with disabilities).
Bon Appétit has developed programs with Environmental Defense, the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch, the Humane Society of the United States, and other conservation organizations. It promotes the use of compostable materials.
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