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Our Story

Since 1996, Eurest has been elevating the workplace experience for the nation’s workforce, partnering with clients working for Fortune 100 companies and in every business and industry setting.

Our History

Elevating the Workplace Experience

Eurest stands for European Restaurants created in Europe in 1970 from a partnership with a food business and a luxury travel operator. Eurest is Compass Group’s biggest brand and one of its originals, now represented in 48 countries across the world.

In the United States, Eurest serves a wide variety of clients including more than 58% of the Fortune 100, financial institutions, technology, life sciences, manufacturing, oil and gas, healthcare, casinos and airport lounges.

We are proud to serve America’s workforce through our unique food experiences in employee dining centers, on-site and off-site catering and executive dining rooms while offering state-of-the-art self-service and office coffee solutions.

Serving premier healthcare systems, respected educational institutions, world-renowned cultural centers, popular sporting and entertainment venues, and Fortune 500 organizations the world over, Compass Group always finds a way to deliver excellence in nearly any vertical.


Connect with People

As a hospitality leader, we put people first and are inclusive of all cultures, preferences and backgrounds. Listening, learning and understanding allow us to execute tailored, memorable experiences.

Inspire through Food

Our chefs create a one-of-a-kind food experience with our global flavor profiles, regional cuisines and quality ingredients that make their creations the star of the show.

Create Solutions

We are innovators who use our industry knowledge and expertise to execute bold ideas and answer questions before they’ve been asked.

Live Our Promise

We are people who live by our word: “A great guest experience starts with me.”

Culinary Philosophy

Our culinary mission is to inspire through food. We strive to be the greatest in culinary innovation. We are committed to crafting seasonal ingredients into trend-forward menus with local, regional and global flair.

Through our Food with Purpose platform, our journey of simple ingredients and sustainable sourcing, we are committed to improving the lives of people and our planet because we care about what we feed our guests.

Food With Purpose

Food with Purpose is Eurest’s exclusive wellness and sustainability platform. Our purpose is to create positive change in the food system through meaningful food experiences that are good for people and the planet.

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Better Together

Our power comes from our people and partners, and the many cultures, experiences and strengths that make them who they are. When we leverage those strengths and value their differences, we are better.

This is the spirit behind Better Together, our DE&I platform.


The heart of our service culture lies in our service promise, “A great guest experience starts with me.”

This attitude of ownership and personal responsibility guides our associates in every interaction with guests, clients and fellow team members.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Our leaders are committed to find a way forward, prioritizing purpose, people and performance. They have decades of experience in foodservice and hospitality and continue to innovate for the modern workplace.

Meet the Team


As a division of Compass Group, we are proud to operate under the many accolades and national recognitions Compass Group has earned through decades of collaboration, innovation and dedication.