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“IT ISN’T SIMPLY WHAT YOU DO IN YOUR LIFE THAT MATTERS, IT’S WHO YOU ARE.”

– FRED THOMPSON SR.  

THIS WAS THE CREED OF THOMPSON PATRIARCH AND TEACHER, FRED THOMPSON SR. THIS IS HOW HIS CHILDREN – WARREN, FRED AND BENITA – HAVE CHOSEN TO LEAD THIS COMPANY SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN 1992. WHAT WE DO EVERY DAY IS IN SERVICE OF OUR MANY CLIENTS, CUSTOMERS AND COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. RECOGNIZED AS “COMPANY OF THE YEAR” IN 2010 BY BLACK ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE, WE’RE A COMPANY WHOSE PERFORMANCE IS GUIDED BY FIVE SIMPLE STANDARDS  

• PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY SERVICES 

• MAINTAIN FLEXIBILITY TO BETTER SERVE OUR CLIENT 

• BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR OUR ACTIONS 

• CELEBRATE DIVERSITY 

• GIVE BACK TO OUR COMMUNITIES

1992

FOUNDED AS A RESTAURANT COMPANY

1993

ENTERED CONTRACT FOOD SERVICES ARENA


1997

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FORMED WITH COMPASS GROUP


2003

MADE FIRST ACQUISITION: CAMPUS CHEFS


2006

ACQUIRED AUSTIN GRILL CHAIN

2007

ENTERED FACILITIES SERVICES MARKET


2008

OPENED AN AMERICAN TAP ROOM


2010

BLACK ENTERPRISE AWARD, COMPANY OF THE YEAR

2011

LAUNCHED brb BURGER



2013

RANKED #7 ON BE LIST

2014

RANKED #8 IN FOOD MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE

2015

OPENED WILLIE T’S

2016

OPENED HEN QUARTER RESTAURANTS

2017

LAUNCHED HATTIE MAE’S / HEN PENNY

2017

NAMED #1 MINORITY OWNED COMPANY