GATE GOURMET AIRLINE MEALS COMPANY CLOSING PHILA. SITE, LAYING OFF 27
Philadelphia Business Journal - by Peter Van Allen Staff Writer
Gate Gourmet Inc., a company that provides airline meals through the Philadelphia International Airport, will close local operations next month, ending 27 jobs.
Gate Gourmet will shutter its site at 8350 Executive Ave. in Philadelphia Feb. 3, according to a notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Total payroll for the location was $824,378.
On its Web site, Gate Gourmet claims to be the world’s largest independent provider of catering and “provisioning” services for airlines and railroads. Its global headquarters is in Zurich, Switzerland, while Gate Gourmet North America is based in Reston, Va.
Source - Business Journal