Willie T's Seafood Shack is officially open in Fort Lauderdale!! Come in and enjoy a lobster roll or one of our amazing platters!
Thompson Hospitality is the largest minority-owned Food Service, and one of the largest Retail Food
"It isn’t simply what you do in your life that matters,
it’s who you are." This was the creed of Thompson patriarch and teacher, Fred Thompson, Sr. And this is how his children, Warren, Fred Jr., 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. We look at every person and
project as the most important one of the day. And we are always adding services, products, and systems that make your life easier.Recognized as “Company of the Year” in 2010 by Black Enterprise Magazine, we’re a company whose performance is guided by six simple standards
Serve the Highest Quality Food Provide World-Class Service
Maintain Flexibility to Better Serve Our Clients
Be Accountable For Our Actions
Give Back to Our Communities
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Willie T's Seafood Shack is officially open in Fort Lauderdale!! Come in and enjoy a lobster roll or one of our amazing platters!
We are so happy to announce that Milk & Honey in Dulles 28 Centre is now open! Come in and enjoy some delicious brunch meals and cocktails!
Please enjoy this remarkable story about our great CFO, Ali Azima.
Ali Azima, an immigrant from Iran, faced many challenges before rising in the ranks at Thompson Hospitality. This is his story.
Thompson Hospitality is growing quickly! Join our expanding team to create positive experiences and grow with us. The human resources team is looking for: Recruiter, Recruiting Assistant, Engagement Manager, and Human Resources Specialist.
Thompson Hospitality is a minority-owned Food Service provider, and one of the largest Retail Food and Facilities Management companies in the country.
Congratulations to our President and Chairman on being named a member of 2022's Power 100 Class in the Washington Business Journal!
October 10th is World Mental Health Day. Click the link below to learn more about World Federation for Mental Health.
Women's Mental Health Section Webinar held on 26 July 2022 Human Trafficking of Girl Children and Women & Impact on Mental Health
We are excited to share this quarter’s Minority Business Spotlight! We are highlighting the McBride Sister's with McBride Sisters Wine Company. Please see the attached flyer to learn more about them, their business, and how they got to where they are today.
We are delighted to celebrate our 30th anniversary on October 2. Thank you to all our employees and partners for helping us reach this milestone!
As Thompson Hospitality and Compass Group approach their 25th partnership anniversary, take a look at the video below to see the impact the partnership has.
This is "Compass Group and Thompson Hospitality: A Game-Changing Partnership" by Compass Group USA on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people…
Today is International Literacy Day — a U.N.-recognized event since 1967. According to UNESCO, the day is meant “to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society.” There are various organizations working to further this cause, including one from the Queen of Country herself, Dolly Parton. The singer’s Imagination Library has gifted more than 188 million books to over 2 million children worldwide since launching in 1995. Click the link below to learn more!
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth until they begin school in participating areas.
We are excited to share this quarter’s Minority Business Spotlight! We are highlighting Ralph Sampson with Winner’s Circle. Please see the attached flyer to learn more about Ralph, his business, and how he got to where he is today.
In the Petersburg, VA area and looking for a job? We are currently looking to hire a Catering Director at our VSU location. Apply at the link below. 5K SIGN ON BONUS!
This position comes with a Sign-on bonus of $5,000! Who We Are: Thompson Hospitality is the nation’s largest minority-owned food and facilities management company. Our services include hospitality, full dining and quick service restaurants, campus dining, diversity consultation, facility operation...
Looking for a career change? Norfolk State University is currently looking to hire a Catering Director. $5K Sign-on bonus included! Click the link below to apply!
This position comes with a Sign-on bonus of $5,000! Basic Function/Scope: The Catering Director will work closely with the Chef to assure creative food presentation and quality. The Catering Director will help with the training of all front of the house service associates, including proper serving t...
We are so excited to spread the word that Milk & Honey in Clinton, MD is OPEN! Come in and enjoy some delicious Chicken and Waffles or any of our other mouth watering bunch items!
Six of our restaurant brands are nominated for WTOP’s Top 10 Restaurants of 2022! Please help us by voting for your favorite Thompson Hospitality Brand.
Best Brunch: matchbox & Hen Quarter
Best Pizza: matchbox & Wiseguy Pizza
Best Burger: Big Buns
Best Place to Get a Drink: Makers Union
Join me in helping local area restaurants win $1,000 with the WTOP Top 10 Contest! Vote for your favorite restaurant in each of 10 categories today. Your votes decide the winners! Winners will be announced Aug. 17 at WTOP.com
We are happy to announce that Big Buns at Point 50 in Fairfax is now OPEN! Come over and indulge in one of our delicious burgers or magnificent milkshakes!
Congratulations to our Milk & Honey team for showing off some amazing meals to WUSA9 and participating in Black Restaurant Week!
Zandrique Harrold and Kurtis Johnson give us a taste of Milk & Honey to celebrate Black Restaurant Week now - July 31st, 2022.
We’re excited for our restaurants to be featured on WUSA9 as participating in Black Restaurant Week! Be sure to show your support and visit other black owned restaurants in the area!
The two-week event highlights Black-owned eateries.
July is UV Safety Month! We are encouraging our employees to stay safe in the sun this summer and we hope you will join us. Use the link below for some tips to help you get started!
Happy 4th of July weekend! We would like to thank all of our military personnel for their service. We wish everyone a safe holiday!
We’re thrilled to welcome Wiseguy Pizza to the Thompson Hospitality Group family! We’ve partnered with Wiseguy Pizza and founder Nuri Erol. The Wiseguy Pizza brand is an exceptional compliment to our ever-growing restaurant portfolio. We’re excited to grow and evolve this brand with Nuri while staying true to the magic that made Wiseguy Pizza what it is today.
We are pleased to announce the opening of Slice of Matchbox location in Fairfax, VA at Point 50! Please use the link below to view the address, hours, and menu.
Juneteenth honors the end of slavery in the United States. Short for "June Nineteenth," Juneteenth marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people be freed. In June 2021, Congress passed a resolution establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday.
We are looking for a Hospitality Recruiter to join our team at our corporate office in Reston, VA! If you or anyone you know are interested, please use the link below to apply.
Be sure to stop Makers Union in Reston to try their Frozen Rainbow Pride Mule in honor of Pride Month! Makers Union has partnered with Reston Pride to bring you this drink, and $1 from each Frozen Rainbow Pride Mule that is sold during the month of June will be donated to Reston Pride!
This June we are observing Pride Month and Juneteenth (June 19th). In celebration of diversity and inclusion, Thompson Hospitality has donated $4,000 to the following causes:
The “BURG” Family Reunion Club at Ida Lee park in Leesburg, VA: https://thebfrc.com/juneteenth-celebration
Juneteenth Festival/St. Mary’s Caring 5k in Lexington Park, MD: https://www.raceentry.com/juneteenth-festivalst-marys-caring-5k/race-information
My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBKA):
Black Lives Matter:
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Sisters Tracey and Kellye started the Black-owned, women-owned Lillie’s of Charleston 20 years ago. Today, they celebrate national distribution thanks to the Compass Group partnership and Foodbuy Supplier Diversity Accelerator Program. We are proud to be part of their growth journey. Listen to their story on the latest episode of Diversity Matters, driving equity through conversation.
We are pleased to announce the opening of our newest Big Buns location in Vienna, VA at Danor Plaza! Please use the link below to view the address, hours, and menu.
Alex Brown, General Manager of Makers Union, was featured on WUSA9’s Get Up DC! Follow the link below to watch Alex create new cocktails and show off some popular menu items!
It's one of many eateries across the area!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We are encouraging our employees to improve or maintain their mental health and we hope you will join us. Use the link below for nine tips to help you get started!
We have recently joined Instagram! Make sure to give us a follow .hospitality!
Many of our restaurant locations are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with specials and limited time menu items! Make sure to visit us tomorrow whether it’s at Austin Grill for $7 Taquitos and $5 frozen margaritas, American Tap Room for a Fiesta Burger, or Big Buns for a Mexican Chocolate Churro Shake!
We are pleased to announce the opening of our newest Big Buns location in Herndon, VA at Franklin Farm! Please use the link below to view the address, hours, and menu.
Located in the Franklin Farm Village Center. Enjoy covered outdoor patio space, a large island bar and plenty of parking!
We are excited to share this quarter’s Minority Business Spotlight! We are highlighting Christopher Smoot with Playbook Sports & Entertainment. Please see the attached flyer to learn more about Christopher, his business, and how he got to where he is today.
We are pleased to announce the opening of our newest Matchbox location in Fort Lauderdale, FL! Please use the link below to view the address, hours, and menu for Matchbox Las Olas.
matchbox Las Olas will be opening soon for brunch, dinner, and social hour. Come and enjoy our 3.6.9 mini burgers, blazing hot pizzas, or one of our chef-crafted dishes. We have something for everyone.
We are proud to share this partner highlight featuring Compass Group COO, Rick Post. Please use the link below to learn more about Rick, and the 25-year long partnership he created with Thompson Hospitality.
We were excited to join the Greater Washington Partnership on March 30 at Howard University for a landmark announcement. We were joined by Vice President Kamala D. Harris, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella C. Guzman. The event served as a celebration for the $4.7 billion commitment made by companies and organizations throughout the Capital Region to support underrepresented communities and Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs). Through the combined strengths and assets of the leaders behind these commitments and the community partners impacted by them, we can help realized shared prosperity for all. Please use the link below to view Greater Washington Partnership’s video on commitment to shared prosperity, featuring our own Senior VP and Vice Chairman, Benita Thompson-Byas.
Twenty-five Partnership organizations have collectively allocated a landmark $4.7 billion over five years to support underrepresented communities and Minorit...
We are pleased to share we have lots of opportunity to join our growing company! If you are interested in joining our team, use the link below to search for openings in your area!
We are looking for a Director of Training and Development to join our team at our corporate office in Reston, VA! If you or anyone you know are interested, please use the link below to apply.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are sharing this story about Benita Thompson-Byas, the Vice Chair and Senior Vice President at Thompson Hospitality.
In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History month, we are sharing stories of our associates and partners who are breaking the bias,...
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