Preferred Meal Systems was founded in 1967 under the name Mass Feeding Corporation. The company was one of the first to provide meal solutions on a large scale for schools.
The company provides meals, fresh-prepared snacks and frozen-prepared snacks, entrees, and complete meals for contract catering and home delivery, with most meals being prepared for schools and senior living associations. The company name was changed in 1984. As of May of 2016, the company operates as a subsidiary of Elior North America.
Preferred Meal Systems maintains headquarters in Berkeley, Illinois, and has offices in most major cities across the US.