Subsidy Tracker: Industry Summary Page

Major Industry: 
restaurants and foodservice
Subsidy Total: 
$92,370,235
Number of Awards: 
588
Time Period: 

Earliest year of data: 1995. Availability of data for earlier years varies greatly from program to program. The majority of the listings for this industry are for the period since 2011.

Notes: 

The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. Dollar totals do not include awards for which no subsidy value is disclosed.


Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Subsidy $Number of Awards
Gordon Food Service$21,109,32722
Dine Brands Global$12,584,1415
Aramark$11,417,17044
Darden Restaurants$6,803,01049
Maines Paper & Food Service$6,668,44453
Sodexo$5,746,59526
Wendy's$4,629,20616
Texas Roadhouse Inc.$4,060,5806
McDonald's$4,026,03745
Starbucks$2,928,5449


Individual Subsidy Records:

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Company Parent Location Subsidy Source Year Subsidy Valuesort icon Loan/Bailout Value Type of Subsidy
Dine Equity, Inc. Dine Brands Global Missouri state 2011 $9,864,745 tax credit/rebate
GFS Central States, LLC Gordon Food Service Kentucky state 2004 $7,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Aramark Corporation Aramark Tennessee state 2013 $6,000,000 training reimbursement
Wendy's International, Inc. Wendy's Ohio state 2011 $3,868,650 tax credit/rebate
Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Texas Roadhouse Inc. Kentucky state 2018 $3,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Michigan state 2010 $2,565,625 tax credit/rebate
Darden Restaurants, Inc. Darden Restaurants Florida state 2006 $2,500,000 tax credit/rebate
Aramark Corporation Aramark Pennsylvania state $2,100,000 grant
Darden Restaurants, Inc. Darden Restaurants Florida state 2006 $2,000,000 grant
Sodexo, Inc. Sodexo Maryland state 2014 $1,941,463 grant/loan hybrid program
Cheesecake Factory Bakery, The Cheesecake Factory North Carolina state 2008 $1,784,047 tax credit/rebate
Compass Group USA, Inc. Compass Group North Carolina state 2011 $1,755,000 grant
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Michigan state 2010 $1,732,883 tax credit/rebate
SODEXO OPERATIONS LLC Sodexo Maryland local 2014 $1,500,000 grant/loan hybrid program
DINEEQUITY, INC. (APPLEBEE'S HEADQUARTERS) Dine Brands Global Missouri state 2013 $1,412,203 training reimbursement
Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel, Inc. Aramark Kentucky state 2006 $1,370,000 tax credit/rebate
Starbucks Manufacturing Corp. Starbucks Nevada state 2002 $1,339,857 tax credit/rebate
GFS Florida LLC Gordon Food Service Florida state 2010 $1,098,000 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Wisconsin state 2008 $1,000,000 grant
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Wisconsin state 2009 $1,000,000 grant
Delaware North Companies, Inc. Delaware North Companies New York local 2015 $933,175 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Michigan local 2010 $910,443 tax credit/rebate
DineEquity, Inc. Dine Brands Global California state 2016 $900,000 tax credit/rebate
MCDONALDS REAL ESTATE McDonald's Indiana local 2008 $811,700 property tax abatement
Jamba Juice Company Jamba Inc. Texas state 2016 $800,000 grant
Aramark Corporation Aramark Pennsylvania state $750,000 tax credit/rebate
MCDONALDS REAL ESTATE McDonald's Indiana local 2009 $743,380 property tax abatement
Starbucks Coffee Company Starbucks Nevada state 2006 $737,295 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Florida state 2010 $726,980 grant
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Florida state 2011 $726,980 grant
MCDONALDS REAL ESTATE McDonald's Indiana local 2010 $616,640 property tax abatement
Yum Restaurant Services Group, Inc. Yum Brands Kentucky state 2004 $600,000 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service - Cleveland, Inc. Maines Paper & Food Service Ohio state 2012 $554,178 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Michigan state 2010 $551,000 tax credit/rebate
Texas Roadhouse, Inc. Texas Roadhouse Inc. Louisiana state 2011 $529,035 enterprise zone
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Pennsylvania state $500,000 grant
WENDYS INTERNATIONAL INC Wendy's Ohio state 2012 $500,000 grant
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Pennsylvania state 2015 $498,000 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Pennsylvania state $490,000 grant
Sodexho Inc. Sodexo Maryland state 2007 $485,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Maines Paper & Food Service 1999 project Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2006 $469,120 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2008 $464,625 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2007 $463,974 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Delaware North Companies, Inc. Delaware North Companies New York state 2002 $450,000 enterprise zone
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Pennsylvania state 2015 $430,000 grant
T, WILLIAMS ENTERPRISES, INC/MCDONALDS REAL ESTATE CO McDonald's Indiana local 2011 $418,600 property tax abatement
Delaware North Companies, Inc. Delaware North Companies New York state 2004 $400,000 enterprise zone
Delaware North Companies, Inc. Delaware North Companies New York state 2003 $400,000 enterprise zone
DINEEQUITY, INC. (APPLEBEE'S HEADQUARTERS) Dine Brands Global Missouri state 2012 $393,158 tax credit/rebate
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurants, Inc. Cheesecake Factory Louisiana state 2014 $356,695 enterprise zone
Starbucks Manufacturing Corporation Starbucks Georgia state 2013 $350,000 grant
Delaware North Companies, Inc. Delaware North Companies New York state 2005 $340,000 enterprise zone
MCDONALD'S CORPORATI McDonald's New York local 2011 $316,391 property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service - William Maines Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2004 $311,036 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Sodexho Laundry Services, Inc. Sodexo New York state 2012 $310,351 enterprise zone
Sodexho Laundry Services, Inc. Sodexo New York state 2011 $308,915 enterprise zone
GFS Chain Alliance, LLC Gordon Food Service Florida state 2006 $308,000 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service - William Maines Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2005 $303,316 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Aramark Corporation Group Aramark Pennsylvania state $300,000 tax credit/rebate
Food Services of America Services Group of America Colorado state 2013 $298,094 training reimbursement
Gordon Food Service, Inc. Gordon Food Service Pennsylvania state $294,000 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service - William Maines Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2003 $282,036 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2009 $278,049 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Aramark Aramark Pennsylvania state 2017 $260,609 tax credit/rebate
Sodexho Laundry Services, Inc. Sodexo New York state 2009 $255,903 enterprise zone
Sodexho Laundry Services, Inc. Sodexo New York state 2010 $254,660 enterprise zone
Shamrock Foods Shamrock Foods Virginia state 2013 $250,000 grant
Sodexho Marriot Sodexo Maryland local $250,000 grant/loan hybrid program
Shamrock Foods Shamrock Foods Virginia state 2014 $250,000 grant
Burger King Corporation Restaurant Brands International Florida state 2005 $240,000 tax credit/rebate
Darden Restaurants Inc. Darden Restaurants New York local 2014 $230,379 tax credit/rebate
MCDONALDS REAL ESTATE COMPANY/T, WILLIAMS ENTERPRISES, INC DBA SOUTHTOWN MCDONALDS McDonald's Indiana local 2012 $223,250 property tax abatement
Delaware North Companies, Inc. Delaware North Companies New York state 2001 $201,500 enterprise zone
Florida SE, Inc Darden Restaurants Florida state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Florida SE, Inc. Darden Restaurants Florida state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Florida SE, Inc. Darden Restaurants Florida state 2011 $200,000 tax credit/rebate
Gordon Food Service, LLC Gordon Food Service Georgia state 2013 $200,000 grant
Gordon Food Service, Inc. through its affiliated entities, Gordon Food Service Georgia state 2014 $200,000 grant
Sodexho Laundry Services, Inc. Sodexo New York state 2008 $198,884 enterprise zone
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2014 $181,360 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2014 $181,360 tax credit/rebate
STARBUCKS MANUFACTURING CORP Starbucks Washington state 2010 $179,812 tax credit/rebate
Hard Rock Cafe International (STP), Inc. Hard Rock International Louisiana state 2014 $175,357 enterprise zone
MCDONALDS REAL ESTATE COMPANY/T. WILLIAMS ENTERPRISES, INC DBA SOUTHTOWN MCDONALDS McDonald's Indiana local 2013 $174,720 property tax abatement
Gordon Food Service Gordon Food Service Kentucky state 2007 $174,000 training reimbursement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2015 $166,882 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2015 $166,882 tax credit/rebate
Compass Group USA, Inc. Compass Group North Carolina state 2008 $166,173 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2012 $166,002 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2012 $166,002 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2016 $162,875 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2016 $162,875 tax credit/rebate
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2011 $161,643 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2013 $161,604 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2013 $161,604 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2010 $156,680 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2010 $156,680 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Addition to Corporate Office Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2011 $155,963 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Starbucks Starbucks South Carolina state $152,424 training reimbursement
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. - Maple Drive Facility Maines Paper & Food Service New York local 2008 $150,115 tax credit/rebate; property tax abatement
Compass Group USA, Inc. Compass Group North Carolina state 2014 $145,853 tax credit/rebate
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