Five Star Food Service Grows Partnership with Chattanooga Community Kitchen

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five Star Food Service recently presented a gift of nearly $13,000 to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, the company’s largest contribution to the organization to date. For the past four years Five Star has partnered with the Community Kitchen on its quest to feed and serve the physical, social and spiritual needs of the homeless and less fortunate … Read More

Five Star Food Service Opens 300th Micro-Market

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five Star Food Service, Canteen Vending’s largest franchise, has opened its 300th micro-market becoming one of nation’s first independent operators to surpass that threshold. Since installing its first micro-market in January 2011, Five Star has expanded the concept throughout Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. Micro-markets are the evolution of the vending industry. They are unattended convenience stores placed … Read More

Promotions- Get in the Game

Why are promotions so important? Promotions give customers a motive to purchase products. Whether the promotion simply calls out a price decrease for a limited time or just brings the product to the forefront of the customer’s mind, it works. People can easily forget about product if they are not regularly reminded. The vending industry has not seen many successful … Read More

5 Star Tips for this Holiday Season

1. Defrost your car before it’s time to leave Don’t get caught running late just to find out your car is iced over. If so, you better get out the ice scrapper and put some muscle into it! 2. Dry your hair before going outside If you were like me this morning you did neither of the above. I was … Read More

Five Star Food Service Inc. Taps ConocoPhillips/Circle K’s Zane Power As Vice President Of Unattended Markets

Five Star Food Service Inc. based in Chattanooga, Tenn. has named Zane Power vice president of unattended markets. Power brings more than 20 years with “C” Store regional operations management, and category management for convenience stores, plus many special projects during his tenure with Conoco. His background was most recently with ConocoPhillips Circle K group. Alan Recher, president of Five … Read More