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MAGGIE FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Management of Epicurean and Co. changed to Aramark, GU's food service provider, this fall.

Aramark Begins Managing Epicurean and Company and Bulldog Tavern

Aramark, Georgetown University’s food service provider, initiated management of on-campus dining locations Epicurean and Company and Bulldog Tavern beginning Aug. 23.  The transition comes months after about 30 Georgetown food service employees protested and striked Feb. 27 and April 4 after their contract with Aramark expired in December 2018. As[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CHARLIE GOETZMAN FOR THE HOYA | Members of the Georgetown community rallied in honor of a tentative contract agreement between Aramark and campus food service workers.

Aramark, Food Service Workers Reach Tentative Contract

After months of negotiations, Georgetown University food service workers reached a tentative contract agreement with Aramark, the university’s food service provider, on April 15. Student activists and other community members celebrated at a victory rally in Red Square on Tuesday in honor of the tentative agreement between Aramark and Unite[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALISON HERR/THE HOYA | Student activists from the Georgetown Solidarity Committee hung a banner in O'Donovan Hall on April 10 in support of campus food service workers negotiating their labor contract with Aramark.

Leo’s Workers Plan Protest as Contract Talks Remain Unresolved

  Campus food service workers are preparing to picket and rally outside O’Donovan Hall on April 16 after months of protest and negotiation with campus food service provider Aramark. Workers’ complaints include low wages, short break times and disrespect from their managers, according to several workers who requested anonymity because[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, Features, News
ALLISON HERR FOR THE HOYA | Students said their advocacy is limited by the few opportunities to speak with university dining workers without their managers present.

Students Advocate for Workers Amid Contract Renegotiations

Workers rights student activists expressed grievances of low wages on behalf of Georgetown food service workers at a Feb 14. open forum about ongoing labor contract negotiations. Georgetown food service workers at O’Donovan Hall, Leavey Court and Einstein’s Bagels in Car Barn are represented by the Washington, D.C. branch of[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
UNITE HERE Local 23, the Aramark workers' union, and two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a suit against Epicurean and Co. alleging workers' rights violations in the contract transition from Aramark to Epicurean and Co.

Former Bulldog Tavern Employees File Suit Against Epicurean

UNITE HERE Local 23, the labor union representing Aramark employees, along with two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a lawsuit Aug. 20 against Epicurean and Company for alleged workers’ rights violations. Plaintiffs Edward Williams and Lisa Moriolé are filing suit with Unite Here Local 23 against Vigor Restaurant[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Renovations to the top floor of O’Donovan Hall began last week and are slated to continue through the summer.

Construction Begins For Dining Overhaul, New Chick-fil-A

To prepare for summer renovations that include the opening of an on-campus Chick-fil-A, several main campus dining locations are slated to close for the summer beginning in April and May. As part of the Hoya Hospitality dining initiative, renovations to O’Donovan Hall began Thursday with the placement of temporary walls[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Avoid Forking Over for Campus Meal Plans

The past academic year has seen the successful implementation of long-anticipated dining reforms and the promise of further renovations by fall of 2017. However, students continue to skewer Auxiliary Business Services over the limitations of its campus meal plan. The university needs to deliver more than just upgraded menus to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
University Renews Aramark Contract

University Renews Aramark Contract

Aramark will remain the university’s dining contractor for the next 10 years, with plans to expand meal exchange options and convert the first floor of O’Donovan Hall into a food court this summer. The contract, announced by Chief Operating Officer Christopher Augostini in a campuswide email Tuesday, concludes a yearlong[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Trump Hotel Opening Spurs Labor Protests

Trump Hotel Opening Spurs Labor Protests

More than 400 people protested the grand opening ceremony for the Trump International Hotel in on Pennsylvania Avenue to demonstrate against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s stances on issues ranging from labor rights to concerns about his treatment of women last Wednesday. Protesters remained outside the building while the opening[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
The new meal exchange options offered by Aramark this academic year, expanding options for students beyond Leo's, above, have been met with enthusiasm despite discrepancies in pricing.

Students Commend Dining Changes Despite Value Gaps

With Aramark’s new meal exchange policy, students may not receive the actual monetary value of their meal swipes when using them at Hoya Court and Cosi. Aramark’s dining policy reforms this year saw an increase in food options and added flexibility for meal swipes and have been received positively by[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top