Who
We Are

Guckenheimer is a leader in corporate dining experiences. We build innovative food spaces that power healthy workforces, spark collaboration, and improve employee engagement.

What We Can Do for You

We work with you to create and manage unique dining and workplace experience solutions that make your employees excited to come to the office.

Top companies across industries hire us to:

  • Build and run custom cafes with healthy, great-tasting food.
  • Create environments that foster employee engagement.
  • Run coffee and beverage services to fuel teams.
  • Set up self-serve micro-markets for nourishment at all hours.
  • Provide catering solutions for meetings, events, and more.

Meaningful, Generous and Inclusive

We believe that people connect with nutrition strategy that stands for something. Incredible things can happen when you let truth, support, meaning, and purpose guide your efforts. We respect the qualities and virtues that make our global partners who they are. Their diversity makes us who we are.

Talented, warm, and extremely loyal, our people wear the Guckenheimer brand name on their uniforms with a tremendous sense of pride. We love big, complex challenges and go above and beyond to find solutions. We look for passion and commitment from our partners and we expect to be held to the same standards of excellence.

We are avid listeners. We allow ideas to flourish and evolve through the power of collaboration. We embrace unexpected moments of genius. Our company values have never been more connected to the world than they are today. We nourish, that is the heart of service and partnership.

Companies We’ve Worked With

“Guckenheimer’s chefs have a level of
pride, ownership and creativity that I
have not experienced with typical
food service staff. It’s not just a job for
them — customer satisfaction through
great food is how they achieve
professional fulfillment.”

Scott Branstetter
Manager of Facilities, Safety & Security
Eaton

Generosity of Spirit

Transformation only happens when forward-thinking people who care about their community choose to make a difference and commit themselves to creating the change we want to achieve. It really is a higher purpose. Our people, along with our company, choose to be that instrument of change.


We innovate by exploring the best ideas…


…transforming the standards, and developing skills to help us make a difference in the market and lead the way to a better tomorrow.

We have accelerated our pace to adapt to the evolving needs of the global marketplace. Guckenheimer’s key to creating amazing partnership experiences stems from our employees’ understanding of the company’s common purpose.

400

locations

3,000+

employees

36

states

Foundational  Philosophies

Our four catalysts keep the Guckenheimer hearth humming and our foundational philosophies are the bedrock of all of the services we provide.  We believe in providing a comprehensive, immersive, and uplifting workplace experience.

 

Within the four walls of our client’s sites, we pride ourselves in being active partners in developing a culture that helps the entire organization be successful.

When you move offsite, we believe in staying connected to and in support of the surrounding communities.

As you think even more broadly, we apply Carol Sanford’s Responsible Business framework to build a responsible and conscious infrastructure that applies a living systems view to the business and inspires all of its stakeholders, including shareholders.  

Present-Day Guckenheimer

In 2017, the company was acquired by ISS, the global facility services leader based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Learn more about ISS here.

Today, Guckenheimer is on a mission to to shape the future of nutritional engagement strategy through technology and innovation. The company services over 400 corporations in 34 states (and growing), with a dedicated workforce of over 4,000 employees. Guckenheimer has partnered with dozens of corporations on Forbes’ “100 Best Companies to Work For,” including Google, Warner Bros., Barclays, and more.

Learn More About Guckenheimer

OUR STORY

When Stewart Ritchie, a Stanford medical student, and his future wife, Jeanie, sold their first gourmet sandwich on the quad of his school, they could never have imagined how far their little stand would take them. Learn about Guckenheimer’s history.

MEET THE TEAM

Our leaders are foodservice experts who are passionate about tasty food, healthy eating, and hospitality. Learn more about what they bring to the table at Guckenheimer.

WHAT’S NEW

Learn about our latest innovations to better engage your teams, find out what’s cooking in our kitchens, and more.

Careers at
Guckenheimer

Our people are our greatest asset. We hire, train, and promote team members who excel at hospitality, from fine-dining chefs, to managers, to back-of-house staff, and beyond.

Guckenheimer is proud to be part of the ISS family of worldwide facilities services companies.