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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion at Gordon Food Service

Our vision is to grow and sustain our business by creating an organization that can meet the needs of the increasingly diverse customers, suppliers, and communities we serve. Strategically, we focus our attention toward initiatives that will attract and retain diverse talent to our organization, provide training and professional development for the enhancement of employees, and actively cultivate a diverse network of suppliers.

Vision Statement

We embrace diversity and leverage inclusion because we believe it strengthens our workforce, maximizing our ability to serve our customers, and be a leader in our industry.

Guiding Principles

Leadership: We are committed to finding and developing leaders who have the skills to serve a diverse workforce and customer market.

Workplace: We will develop and maintain a culture that supports diversity and inclusion as a priority, enhancing our ability to develop fresh ideas, and grow a stronger business.

Workforce: We will engage a highly skilled and performance focused workforce that value results and relationships, and who increasingly reflect the markets we serve.

Suppliers: We will actively seek suppliers that recognize how important it is to reflect, respect, and support the communities in which we serve.

Community: Through involvement and action, we will serve our communities, reflect our corporate and social responsibilities and live out our cornerstone values.

Communication: We will embrace diversity and inclusion as an integral component of our culture by utilizing our communication networks to educate and inform employees, customers, and the community.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Gordon Food Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Gordon Food Service, while privately owned, has chosen to employ Affirmative Action plans, diversity awareness training, and EEOC reporting to demonstrate our passion for increasing the diversity culture within our organization.

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