ARAMARK Management Deal in New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA, PA - June 2, 2003 - Educational Testing Service, owner of the Chauncey Conference Center, has selected ARAMARK Harrison Lodging to partner on the operation of this world class Princeton, New Jersey conference facility. Nestled on 370 acres, Chauncey offers technologically advanced conference space for up to 200 people with 100 newly renovated guestrooms. Its serene location provides attendees with a distraction-free environment well suited for training and meetings of all kinds.

“We are pleased to enter this partnership with ETS on their Chauncey Conference Center,” said Rory Loberg, executive vice president of ARAMARK Harrison Lodging. “This exceptional facility is a wonderful addition to our portfolio and we are confident that the marketing and operational strengths that ARAMARK Harrison Lodging brings to the table will be a great benefit to Chauncey.”
“ARAMARK brings a very substantial well of resources to draw on,” says ETS president and CEO Kurt Landgraf. “That’s an important added value, particularly in the Princeton area’s highly competitive conference services market.”

A charter member of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), the Chauncey Conference Center provides an exceptional environment for meetings including a comfortable room design with ergonomic chairs and plenty of space to spread out, room set-up, continuous refreshment service, Complete Meeting Package (CMP) pricing and a dedicated staff of meeting professionals. There are a number of options for recreation such as tennis, jogging paths, bicycles, nature trails and a new fitness center. Attendees also enjoy private golf club privileges. A 170-seat dining room with a fireplace, a private dining room as well as the more casual Mad Hatter’s Bistro provide excellent variety. The separate Laurie House Executive Retreat is a beautifully restored, self-contained 19th-century farmhouse perfect for senior-level executive groups of up to 15.

ETS is the world’s largest private educational testing and measurement organization and a leader in educational research. The company is dedicated to serving the needs of individuals, educational institutions, and government bodies in almost 200 countries. ETS develops and administers more than 12 million tests worldwide.

Offering a collection of the world’s most effective environments for learning, communication and personal growth, ARAMARK Harrison Lodging operates more than 50 conference centers, corporate training centers, and specialty hotels in educational environments - each strategically located close to leading business destinations. The company supports the stringent standards of IACC and harnesses the power and expertise of its founding entities to expand its contributions to the industry.


ARAMARK, the parent company, is a world leader in providing managed services—including food, facility and other support services, uniform and career apparel. ARAMARK has leadership positions serving the business, education, healthcare, government, sports and recreation segments. In FORTUNE Magazine`s 2003 survey of the “Most Admired Companies in America,” ARAMARK ranks No. 1 in the outsourcing services category and is No. 10 among all companies included in the survey by overall score as evaluated by peers within the industry. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 200,000 employees serving clients in 18 countries.

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