Centerplate has signed a merger agreement with the Boston Culinary Group, with the transaction slated for early 2010. BCG boasts more than a hundred clients in the sports/entertainment segment, including venues like Dolphin Stadium, home of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins and Major League Baseball’s Florida Marlins; the Bank Atlantic Center, home of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
BCG also adds its dozen university accounts to the 17 held by Centerplate. These clients include the University of Florida, the University of Louisville, the University of Alabama, Virginia Tech, Kansas State University, the University of Mississippi, Yale University and Harvard University.
Joseph O'Donnell, founder and Chairman of BCG, will serve as chairman of Centerplate's board of directors.