Five Star Senior Living Announces Collaboration With Compass Group to Transform Five Star’s Residents’ Dining Experience

Five Star Senior Living Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE) announced a collaboration with Compass Community Living, a division of Compass Group, a global leader in food and support services, whereby Compass will assume management of dining services operations at all of Five Star’s senior living communities. The collaboration advances Five Star’s commitment to delivering differentiated, customer-focused experiences.

“At Five Star, we are focused on continuously enhancing the resident experience at our communities,” said Katherine Potter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Five Star Senior Living Inc. “After carefully evaluating options for our dining services, we are excited to partner with Compass Community Living to provide fresh, nutritious, made-from-scratch cuisine for our residents. Compass has over 120 years of global dining and hospitality experience and we are confident that our new Five Star culinary program, featuring chef-inspired menus and farm-to-table ingredients, will transform the dining experience for all our residents.”

Richard B. Schenkel, Chief Executive Officer of Compass Community Living, said, “At Compass Group, we care deeply about the quality and preparation of the food we serve. The relationships we foster through sharing food are an important element of every community, and we could not be more excited to collaborate with Five Star to further elevate the culinary experience for their residents.”

The transition of Five Star’s dining services operations will begin on February 1, 2022 and is expected to be completed by year end 2022. As part of the transition, it is expected that Five Star employees currently working in dining services will become employees of Compass Community Living.