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

10 Easy steps to getting an Avenue C Micro-market

So you’ve heard about us and our micro-markets, but aren’t ready to make the leap of faith to contact us. That’s ok. We hope this step by step guide to getting an Avenue C Micro-Market will show you exactly how our process works from beginning to end. It’s relatively simple and will automatically update your break room with over 300 … Read More

USA Technologies and Five Star Food Service Announce Landmark Deal for Unattended Retail Market with a Five-Year Strategic Agreement

Agreement Includes Nearly 9,000 ePort Interactive Devices, Positioning Them as a Leader in the Emerging Unattended Retail Advertising Market MALVERN, Pa. & CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAT) (“USAT”), a payment technology provider of cashless and mobile transactions in self-serve retail, today announced a landmark strategic agreement with Five Star Food Service, a progressive full-service vending, micro markets, office … Read More

Introducing Community® Coffee…

Community® Coffee - Five Star

Five Star is thrilled to introduce the Community® Coffee brand and line of products to its customers! The recent acquisition of Southern Coffee Service makes Five Star the exclusive Community® Coffee provider in the north Georgia and Chattanooga region. Community® Coffee is available from Five Star in the following counties across the region: Georgia: Dade, Catoosa, Whitfield, Murray, Fannin, Chattooga, … Read More

Five Star Celebrates the New Year with 600th Market

Five Star 600 micro market

CHATTANOOGA, TN – With 2016 in the rearview, Five Star begins 2017 celebrating another milestone, the opening of its 600th micro-market. This year has the makings to be the most exciting in Five Star’s history. “The opening of our 600th micro-market marks another significant milestone for our micro-market business. 2016 was a busy year for us, but we are very … Read More

Five Star Acquires Local Coffee Legend

Five Star acquires southern coffee service

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five Star Food Service is pleased to announce the acquisition of a Chattanooga coffee service legend, Southern Coffee Service or as the locals call it, “Southern”. Long a staple in the coffee and water service industry in Chattanooga, Southern and former owner Robert Berman are perhaps as well-known for its civic engagement and philanthropy across the region. … Read More

Five Star Food Service Acquired by PNC Riverarch Capital

PNC Riverarch Capital Acquires Five Star Food Service

Five Star Food Service announced today its partnership with PNC Riverarch Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm which invests in well-positioned companies across a variety of industry sectors including consumer products and services. Founded in 1993, Five Star serves more than 5,500 customers across vending, micro-market, office coffee, and dining operations. Through customized foodservice offerings tailored to a variety … Read More