More Segments http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en Former "Baywatch" Star Promotes Meatless Menu at Jail http://food-management.com/news-trends/former-baywatch-star-promotes-meatless-menu-jail <div class="field-deck"> Pamela Anderson helped serve a vegan meal to inmates at the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office Food Services factory. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Former &quot;Baywatch&quot; star Pamela Anderson helped serve a vegan meal to inmates at the Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff&#39;s Office Food Services factory on April 15 to help Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpalo promote what was characterized as the first all-vegetarian meal in an American jail. Anderson was there as a spokesperson and representative of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), a vegan diet advocacy group, which is supporting Arpaio&#39;s initiative to transition foodservice at the county&#39;s eight jails to meatless dining.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/former-baywatch-star-promotes-meatless-menu-jail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/former-baywatch-star-promotes-meatless-menu-jail#comments More Segments News & Trends Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:33:00 +0000 47091 at http://food-management.com <p>Pamela Anderson and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (2nd from r.) serving inmates a vegan meal on April 15th.</p> Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Newark Airport’s Terminal C Uses Tech to Leverage Customer Experience http://food-management.com/more-segments/newark-airport-s-terminal-c-uses-tech-leverage-customer-experience <div class="field-byline"> Corina Quinn </div> <div class="field-deck"> Through an impressive array of iPads, diners will be able to order, pay, surf the Web and receive personalized recommendations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Through an impressive array of iPads, diners will be able to order, pay, surf the Web and receive personalized recommendations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/more-segments/newark-airport-s-terminal-c-uses-tech-leverage-customer-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/more-segments/newark-airport-s-terminal-c-uses-tech-leverage-customer-experience#comments Equipment & Technology More Segments Technology Private Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:19:00 +0000 47031 at http://food-management.com <p>SURFIN&rsquo; UA: United Airlines is installing 6,000 iPads at Newark Airport for use by customers in the gate and foodservice areas.</p> Photo: OTG Celebrity Chef Looks to Highlight Fine Mess http://food-management.com/news-trends/celebrity-chef-looks-highlight-fine-mess <div class="field-deck"> "Top Chef" Padma Lakshmi engaged to develop TV program that showcases culinary talent in the military </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&ldquo;Top Chef&rdquo; star Padma Lakshmi is joining forces with the Pentagon to develop a spinoff of the hit show to highlight culinary talent in the military, <a href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/celebrity-chef-padma-lakshmi-teams-up-with-pentagon-1428688926" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Wall Street Journal</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/celebrity-chef-looks-highlight-fine-mess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/celebrity-chef-looks-highlight-fine-mess#comments More Segments News & Trends Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:15:00 +0000 46951 at http://food-management.com Xanterra Abandons National Park Trade Name Gambit http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-abandons-national-park-trade-name-gambit <div class="field-deck"> Applications to secure ownership of Grand Canyon property names have been withdrawn. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Xanterra Parks &amp; Resorts has dropped most, if not all, of its applications to trademark the names of lodgings and other concessions on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, <a href="http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2015/03/xanterra-parks-resorts-abandoning-efforts-trademark-business-names-south-rim-grand-canyon-national-p26435" target="_blank">reports</a> National Parks Traveler, which cites U.S. Patent and Trademark Office records.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-abandons-national-park-trade-name-gambit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-abandons-national-park-trade-name-gambit#comments Contractors More Segments News & Trends Xanterra Parks and Resorts Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 46681 at http://food-management.com Detroit Arena Plans "Smart Seats" that Interact with Mobile Devices http://food-management.com/news-trends/detroit-arena-plans-smart-seats-interact-mobile-devices <div class="field-deck"> Palace at Auburn Hills will install high-tech seats that will let fans order concessions with their phones. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Venue owner Palace Sports &amp; Entertainment plans to begin a three-year project in 2016 to replace all of the seats at Detroit&#39;s Palace of Auburn Hills arena with seating that will be able to communicate with fans&rsquo; mobile devices, <a href="http://www.crainsdetroit.com/print/article/20150323/NEWS/150329947/palace-of-auburn-hills-to-install-smart-seating-over-next-three-years" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Crain&#39;s Detroit Business</em>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/detroit-arena-plans-smart-seats-interact-mobile-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/detroit-arena-plans-smart-seats-interact-mobile-devices#comments More Segments News & Trends Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:17:00 +0000 46531 at http://food-management.com Report: Sportservice Lands Chargers Stadium Deal http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-sportservice-lands-chargers-stadium-deal <div class="field-deck"> Delaware North unit gets 5-10 year deal and will invest $3 million. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The city of San Diego has selected Delaware North Sportservice to operate the food services at Qualcomm Stadium, according to sources, <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/buffalo/news/2015/03/19/delaware-north-sportservice-wins-san-diego-stadium.html" target="_blank">reports</a> <em>Buffalo Business First</em>. The agreement will run five to 10 years pending negotiations, as stated in the RFP, and requires Sportservice to invest $3 million in capital and install a new point-of-sale system at the 48-year-old facility.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-sportservice-lands-chargers-stadium-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/report-sportservice-lands-chargers-stadium-deal#comments Contractors More Segments Delaware North Companies News & Trends Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:04:00 +0000 46451 at http://food-management.com Minor League Team to Self-operate Concessions http://food-management.com/news-trends/minor-league-team-self-operate-concessions <div class="field-deck"> Durham Bulls form a new company, Bull City Hospitality, that will take over F&B operations at the team's ballpark. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Durham Bulls minor league baseball team is forming Bull City Hospitality, a new company that will manage the food and beverage operation at its Athletic Park ballpark, replacing <a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/centerplate">Centerplate</a>, which had served as the team&rsquo;s concessionaire since the ballpark&rsquo;s opening.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/minor-league-team-self-operate-concessions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/minor-league-team-self-operate-concessions#comments Contractors More Segments Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:23:00 +0000 45061 at http://food-management.com Jet Blue First to Accept Apple Pay for In-flight Meals, Drinks http://food-management.com/news-trends/jet-blue-first-accept-apple-pay-flight-meals-drinks <div class="field-deck"> Service will initially be available on NY to West Coast flights. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>JetBlue Airways will become the first airline to accept Apple Pay payment off passenger iPhones for inflight meals, drinks and other amenities when the service launches on select flights beginning the week of Feb. 16th, reports USAToday. The mobile payment platform was introduced in September along with Apple&#39;s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/jet-blue-first-accept-apple-pay-flight-meals-drinks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/jet-blue-first-accept-apple-pay-flight-meals-drinks#comments More Segments News & Trends Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:24:00 +0000 44931 at http://food-management.com United Upgrades In-flight Meal Service http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-flight-meal-service <div class="field-deck"> Biggest enhancements are to meals served to premium-class customers in North America. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Beginning February 1, United Airlines will upgrade dining for North American premium cabin customers and expand North America premium-cabin meal service to include flights of at least 800 miles or 2 hours and 20 minutes during mealtimes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-flight-meal-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/united-upgrades-flight-meal-service#comments More Segments News & Trends Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:31:00 +0000 44591 at http://food-management.com <p>Chicken and sausage jambalaya with white rice and green unions will be one of United&rsquo;s new premium-cabin dishes for United First and United Business customers on flights within North America.</p> RFP Opens Books on Qualcomm Concessions Contract http://food-management.com/news-trends/rfp-opens-books-qualcomm-concessions-contract <div class="field-deck"> San Diego's football stadium generated over $15 million in concessions sales in one year, according to documents associated with securing a new contract. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Under the deal that expires in February 2015, the <a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/centerplate" target="_blank">Centerplate</a> operated concessions operation at San Diego&#39;s Qualcomm Stadium generated $15.4 million between April 2013 and March 2014, of which about 15 percent (around $2.3 million) was rebated as commission and bonus to the city, <a href="http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2015/jan/15/ticker-comcast-steal-centerplates-qualcomm-deal/#" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>San Diego Reade</em>r.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/rfp-opens-books-qualcomm-concessions-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/rfp-opens-books-qualcomm-concessions-contract#comments Contractors More Segments Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:24:00 +0000 44341 at http://food-management.com