Service Foods Once Again Named as One of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta-based Service Foods is named to the exclusive ranking of the 50 most employee-friendly companies for the second time
ATLANTA, September 19--Service Foods, a leading provider of all-natural, high-quality organic food for home delivery, has been name as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work by Atlanta Business Chronicle, a foremost business publication that provides executives and professionals indepth stories about the industries, business trends, events and people in Metro Atlanta. This marks the second time Service Foods has been recognized with the award, the first being in 2009.
The winners of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work Awards were announced during a ceremony held on September 16 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. In addition to the awards ceremony, the event included breakfast and a keynote address by Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines.
Each year, the Atlanta Business Chronicle partners with Quantum Workplace to survey the metro area’s employers to find Atlanta’s Best Places to Work. This year readers nominated nearly 500 companies and organizations. Quantum then surveyed employees at participating companies and organizations, using analytical tools to rank the top 100 employers in three categories: Large Employer, Medium-Sized Employer and Small Employer. Criteria for being selected included level of employee engagement, benefits packages offered to employees, work environment, corporate culture, empowering employees to reach their personal and company goals, and ensuring employees know and feel they are a top company priority.
Service Foods was recognized in the Small Employer category, which recognizes organizations with 10 to 100 employees. The company places a strong emphasis on healthy living for both its clients and employees. Service Foods’ team of health professionals work with employees both as a group and individually to help them live healthier lifestyles.The company’s registered dietitian provides health assessments, and the in-house registered nurse, certified fitness experts and trained chefs help with additional details of the individual programs.The services are offered to employees at no charge, and are designed to address each individual’s health concerns, such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
Service Foods employees are also encouraged to participate in various company-wide health and wellness initiatives, including “The Biggest Loser” and the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes. Furthermore, the company’s fully aged, all-natural Black Angus beef; super-select pork; Grade-A, free-range poultry; sashimi-grade seafood; and Grade-A natural and organic fancy vegetables are provided to employees at cost.“Being named as one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Best Places to Work for the second time is truly an honor,” said Service Foods CEO Dr. Keith Kantor. “It’s always been our goal to provide our valuable employees with a fulfilling, enthusiastic workplace they can enjoy. It’s thanks to them that Service Foods has continued to grow and find success.”
About Atlanta Business Chronicle
Founded in 1978, Atlanta Business Chronicle is one of the nation’s top business newspapers. Written for local business executives and professionals, it reports in-depth stories about the industries, business trends, events and people in Metro Atlanta. The Atlanta Business Chronicle is owned by American City Business Journals, which publishes 41 weekly business journals in major U.S. markets. For more information, visit www.bizjournals.com/atlanta.
About Service Foods
Service Foods offers a full line of all-natural foods free from growth hormones, preservatives, steroids, antibiotics and colorings. The company provides free delivery directly to customers’ homes. In addition, dietitians, nurses, doctors, dentists and fitness experts are on staff to counsel clients in leading a healthier lifestyle. Service Foods has been in business since 1981 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia, with warehouses in several states.