Bringing federal workers more healthy food choices at work, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded a 7-year contract to operate the food services at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington, D.C. to Maryland-based Sodexo Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions. Sodexo began operations at two cafes in January for the 5,000+ federal employees in the FAA's Independence Avenue, SW headquarters.
Sodexo successfully engages customers to make informed decisions about their food choices by offering healthy menu options that take into consideration factors such as consumer behavior, work schedules, market trends and geography. Updated choices at the FAA include:
UFood Grill: grilled and steamed and never fried, UFood Grill prepares healthy burgers, un-fries, wraps, salads, paninis and smoothies. The wide variety of menu items include vegetarian, reduced sodium and fat, gluten-free, low-calorie and low-carb options.
Global Roots: authentic, unique flavors including pan-Asian, Latin, Mediterranean and Indian cuisine at a display cooking station that leverages Sodexo's Your Health, Your Way® menu items.
ZeBi Zest Bakery: nutritional meals from sustainable sources, featuring flatbread sandwiches, soups, fresh baked goods, Aspretto coffee and Numi teas.
AFC Sushi: prepared fresh daily with quality ingredients, AFC sushi is conveniently packaged for customers on a tight schedule and features specialty items such as Edamame salad.