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Valley Services was founded.
Valley signs Hinds Community College contract.
Valley begins producing frozen and shelf-stable meals.
Valley provides disaster relief meals for hurricane Katrina victims.
Valley celebrates 50th anniversary.
Valley merged with TrustHouse Services Group.
Valley as part of TrustHouse Services Group merges with Elior.
Valley Partners with Elior
Valley, as a part of TrustHouse, partners with Elior in 2013. Elior is a prominent provider of contract and concessions catering. This partnership strengthens Valley's position as a market leader in contract food service management.

Jim Walt

Mr. Hogg

Jim Walt has been in the food service industry for more than 20 years.  Jim is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Administration.



In 1989, Jim joined Valley Services and became President and Chief Executive Officer of Valley in 2004. He has managed Valley's expansion beyond the Southeast to 21 states from California, Maryland, Michigan to South Texas.


Under Jim's leadership, Valley focuses on delivering exemplary service, culinary innovations using local teams and global resources. Valley emphasizes an enhanced guest experience in a cost efficient operation throughout all market segments.