Welcome to the Aramark ASCEND Supplier Diversity Registration Portal

Aramark is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of businesses in our supply chain, local communities and millions of people in 19 countries around the world every day.

If you are a small or diverse owned company such as minority, women, people with disability, and service-disabled veteran-owned and operated companies, you can submit your preliminary information for review. Please note that taking part in this process does not guarantee that your company will become an Aramark supplier. Our business needs may not necessitate that we contact you in the future. If there is an opportunity during a category review that warrants outreach to your company, an Aramark associate will contact you at that time.


Registration Process

This profile form should take you approximately 15 - 20 minutes to complete. To complete your registration, please ensure you have the following information:

  • General Company Information
  • Demographic Information
  • Annual Sales for the past 3 years
  • NAICS and SIC codes
  • Diversity Certification Information

Qualification for Registration

In order to register, your business must meet the following criteria:

  • 51% or greater ownership by a U.S. or Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident who is diverse OR Business classified as a small business as defined by the SBA’s definition(U.S.) or Industry Canada for Canadian-based businesses
  • Have a certification or self-classification form that you can attach to your profile. Aramark accepts small and diversity certification from third party certification agencies, Federal, State, County, and City Governments


Companies that are certified are required to report any changes in ownership that occur within the certification period.

For Supplier Diversity program related questions or issues contact Aramark.
For assistance with technical issues contact CVM.

Register My Company

  • Minimum 8 characters.
  • At least one digit (0-9).
  • At least one lowercase ('a'-'z').
  • At least one uppercase ('A'-'Z').
  • At least one non-letter ('!', '$', etc).