Awards and Honors

Environmental Awards/Certifications

GREEN BUSINESS CERTIFICATION

Certified as a Green Business by the County of Santa Clara Green Business Program. The certification honors businesses that “demonstrate environmental stewardship that goes above and beyond the minimum required by local regulations.”

GOVERNOR’S ENVIRONMENTAL & ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP AWARD

Earned the State of California’s most prestigious environmental honor, the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, for our Waste Not Program. Through this program, we’re eliminating plastic and food waste, reducing vehicle miles, and using food that is healthy and produced in the least environmentally damaging manner possible.

FAIR TRADE

We serve Fair Trade certified products at all our corporate and educational locations. In conjunction with Fair Trade Campaigns, we’re helping our education campuses to achieve Fair Trade status.

GREENTOWN CO-OP, 2014

In conjunction with GreenTown Los Altos, created the GreenTown Co-op, a buyer’s cooperative that provides 100% certified compostable containers, cups and cutlery to all our facilities and to Bay Area businesses.

SLOW FOOD BUSINESS SUPPORTER

Slow Food USA is happy to have Epicurean Group as a Small Business Supporter. This member post highlights a great example of how a business can help bring good, clean, fair food to all. Read More >


Management Awards

TOP 50 CONTRACT MANAGEMENT COMPANIES

The FM Top 50 is the definitive listing of the contract foodservice industries largest firms.

FM 50 2017: No. 37 Epicurean Group
FM 50 2016: No. 37 Epicurean Group
FM Top 50 2015: No. 36 Epicurean Group
FM 50 2013: No. 44 Epicurean Group
6 Companies to Watch, 2016


CEO/Founder Awards

SLOW FOOD DELEGATE, 2016

Slow Food USA invited Epicurean Group founder and CEO Mary Clark Bartlett to be a U.S. delegate to Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, the global Slow Food conference. The conference was held September 22–26, 2016 in Turin, Italy. Read More >

GREENTOWN ENVIRONMENTAL HERO, 2016

Epicurean Group CEO and founder Mary Clark Bartlett was honored with the Environmental Hero award for her ecological leadership, presented by the Bay-Area non-profit GreenTown Los Altos. 

WOMEN OF INFLUENCE, 2014

Epicurean Group founder and CEO Mary Clark Bartlett was named a 2014 Silicon Valley Business Journal Woman of Influence for her business acumen and success, as well as her strong commitment to the environment and to the Silicon Valley community.

ANTONIN CARÊME

The Chef’s Association of the Pacific Coast, Inc., honored Mary Clark Bartlett, CEO and founder of Epicurean Group, with the prestigious Antonin Carême medal. The award honors “individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the culinary profession, to education, or the advancement of gastronomy and to the culinary arts.”