Caring For Kids: An Annual Parkhurst Tradition

There are many holiday traditions that Parkhurst loves being part of (many of them involving food, of course), and one of them is Caring for Kids. Every year, our company engages in the five-week Caring for Kids fundraising campaign to benefit children’s hospitals across our 15-state footprint. Now in its 44th year, Caring for Kids… Read More Caring For Kids: An Annual Parkhurst Tradition

From “Knife Fights” to “Family Meals:” How Parkhurst Inspires Chefs with Engagement Events

To create authentic culinary experiences, we start where it counts: with our chefs! Parkhurst hosts chef engagement events throughout the year at various locations across our footprint, with themes like “Knife Fights” and “Family Meals,” to encourage collaboration and connection among our culinary artists. “At Parkhurst, chefs bounce ideas off each other all the time… Read More From “Knife Fights” to “Family Meals:” How Parkhurst Inspires Chefs with Engagement Events

Barista to District Manager: Meet Katie Boyd!

We’re proud to introduce our newest district manager, Katie Boyd, to Parkhurst Dining. Having more than 12 years of experience with the company, Katie brings an incredible depth of knowledge to this role in service to the Parkhurst higher education accounts across the Midwest region. “I literally started my career working in a snack bar,… Read More Barista to District Manager: Meet Katie Boyd!

Aguachiles to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Every year from September 15 to October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, where we honor the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans and their culture. At Parkhurst, we recognize this special month with recipes that celebrate this heritage. Carthage College General Manager Esmeralda Barajas not only shares her family recipe for Aguachiles, but also the… Read More Aguachiles to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Parkhurst’s Three E’s of Allergens

At Parkhurst, one of our core values is “We Care About People,” which comes to life in our kitchens every day. With more than 15 million Americans living with food allergies and over 3 million living with celiac disease, we are not only dedicated to providing fresh and delicious meals to our guests, but to… Read More Parkhurst’s Three E’s of Allergens

Innovation Drives the Fight Against Food Insecurity

At Parkhurst, innovation is one of our core values. We seek innovation in all we do, including how we approach problem-solving to better serve our community. Parkhurst and our client, Argo AI—a leader in autonomous driving technology—are partnering with 412 Food Rescue—a winner of Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards—on a collaboration that helps… Read More Innovation Drives the Fight Against Food Insecurity