Emerald Brand Announces Partnership with Five Star Food Service as Authorized Distributor in Tennessee

Emerald Brand, maker of everyday sustainable products, and Five Star Food Service have announced a partnership to deliver Emerald’s sustainable food service program throughout their network of over 750 locations in their service area. Five Star Food Service is a regional leader in micro-markets, full-service vending, coffee services, full-service dining, and catering. Corporations are adhering to stricter environmental and CSR … Read More

Five Star, LightSpeed, G&J Launch Vision Partnership

Five Star to deploy 850+ Vision devices Since the advent of micro markets, technology has been driving disruption and innovation across the convenience services industry. One of the largely untapped innovations and same store sales growth drivers for operators is the execution of consumer-facing product promotions and advertising them digitally inside break rooms. To date, many retail-minded operators like Five … Read More

Five Star Shines in 2017, Completes 9 Acquisitions

The pursuit of achieving measurable improvement from the prior year is the basis of nearly all new year’s resolutions. In 2017, Five Star set out to have the best year in the company’s 24-year history. While a few goals were left unmet, by many measures, last year could be considered the company’s greatest. Highlights include continued top and bottom line … Read More

Five Star Launches Non-Profit, Donates $30,000 to Local Food Bank

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Have you eaten today? Better yet, have your kids? Chances are if you’re reading this (and you have kids), you answered “yes”. Unfortunately, nearly 20% of the U.S. population answers “no” to both daily. In April, a seed was planted inside Five Star Food Service for a need so large and so widespread it immediately started to … Read More

Five Star Partners with TriTeq Locks to Safeguard Fresh Food

TriTeq Lock & Security LLC, a solution provider of electronic locks and monitoring technology in vending and micro-market retail, today announced a comprehensive agreement with Five Star Food Service, a forward-looking micro market, vending, coffee, and corporate dining services company. Five Star is a franchise of Canteen and one of the nation’s largest independent convenience service operators. Five Star has begun … Read More

Fun In The Sun… UPGRADED: Five Star Food Service Improves One Lucky Individual’s Summer With A WaveRunner Giveaway!

Randall Guinn never could have expected that he would be the winner of Five Star’s WaveRunner giveaway, but when he finally sat on the Yamaha engineered personal watercraft, it was easy to see that he was more than willing to accept this unexpected surprise. Guinn was the lucky winner of Five Star Food Service’s July micro-market WaveRunner promotion. The promotion being … Read More

Five Star Soars Past 750 Markets, 850 is on the horizon

Micro Markets

CHATTANOOGA, TN – In January, there was a promise to make this year (2017) the most exciting in company history. When it comes to micro markets at Five Star, there has certainly been no lack of excitement. Entering the final quarter of the calendar year Five Star is growing its micro market line of business at the fastest pace it … Read More

Payment Security in your breakroom

PCI Certified Five Star Micro Markets

We have officially entered the age of digital everything and that includes how we pay for things. Let’s be honest, the days of the mass majority using cash are quickly going (or have gone) by the wayside. Paying for goods and services via credit/debit cards, mobile wallets, and other forms of digital payment is taking over like millennials in the … Read More