Contractors http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en Boston Arena Expansion to Include Massive Grocery Store http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-arena-expansion-include-massive-grocery-store <div class="field-deck"> The Star Market unit in the expanded TD Garden will be downtown Boston's largest. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A massive $950 million expansion of Boston&#39;s TD Garden arena complex will include a 63,000 square foot Star Market unit that will be downtown Boston&#39;s largest grocery store, <a href="http://www.bostonherald.com/business/real_estate/2015/01/boston_garden_complex_signs_up_star_market" target="_blank">reports</a> the <em>Boston Herald</em>.</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/boston-arena-expansion-include-massive-grocery-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/boston-arena-expansion-include-massive-grocery-store#comments Contractors Delaware North Companies News & Trends Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:07:00 +0000 44451 at http://food-management.com 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 Cafe Services Relocating HQ http://food-management.com/news-trends/cafe-services-relocating-hq <div class="field-deck"> Fast-growing Northeastern contract management company operates in K-12 and B&I segments. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/cafe-services" target="_blank">Cafe Services, Inc.</a>, is moving its headquarters from Londonderry, N.H., to a building in Manchester, N.H., where it will occupy about 12,000 square feet in the East Industrial Park. The fast growing contract management firm reported sales of $34 million in 2013, a substantial bump up from the $27 million it realized in <a href="http://food-management.com/caf-services-inc" target="_blank">2012</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/cafe-services-relocating-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/cafe-services-relocating-hq#comments Contractors Cafe Services News & Trends Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:01:00 +0000 44281 at http://food-management.com Centerplate Names EVPs to Head Operations in East and West U.S. http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-evps-head-operations-east-and-west-us <div class="field-deck"> Executive vice presidents Greg Fender and Sal Ferrulo will oversee Centerplate's service delivery in all of its sports, entertainment, convention and restaurant locations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Centerplate has promoted senior vice presidents Greg Fender and Sal Ferrulo to executive vice president, overseeing the company&#39;s North American hospitality service teams. Reporting directly to President/CEO Chris Verros, Fender will be responsible for the company&#39;s operations in the West and Ferrulo in the East.</p> <p>&quot;Greg and Sal are both proven operations professionals who have played a key leadership role with me over the last five years at Centerplate,&quot; Verros says. &quot;Together, they have achieved extraordinary success in every aspect of our portfolio.&quot;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-evps-head-operations-east-and-west-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-names-evps-head-operations-east-and-west-us#comments Contractors Centerplate News & Trends Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 44271 at http://food-management.com Centerplate Integrates Units Into Comprehensive Hospitality Solutions Group http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-integrates-units-comprehensive-hospitality-solutions-group <div class="field-deck"> New department aligns several disciplines, including strategic consulting, capital planning, architecture and interior design, equipment procurement and construction. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Centerplate has announced the integration of its practice teams handling facility design and construction, capital project planning, equipment procurement and strategic consulting into a single, comprehensive Hospitality Solutions Group. The new department aligns several disciplines, including strategic consulting, capital planning, architecture and interior design, equipment procurement and construction.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-integrates-units-comprehensive-hospitality-solutions-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-integrates-units-comprehensive-hospitality-solutions-group#comments Contractors Centerplate News & Trends Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:45:00 +0000 44161 at http://food-management.com Delaware North Reshuffles Top Management http://food-management.com/news-trends/delaware-north-reshuffles-top-management <div class="field-deck"> Longtime CEO Jeremy Jacobs steps down in favor of his sons. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/delaware-north-companies" target="_blank">Delaware North</a> Chairman Jeremy Jacobs, Sr., has announced that his sons, Louis and Jeremy, Jr., will succeed him as co-CEOs of the company while a third son, Charlie, will become CEO for Delaware North&rsquo;s Boston Holdings unit, which includes the TD Garden arena in Boston, New England Sports Network (NESN), the Boston Bruins NHL team and strategic real estate holdings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/delaware-north-reshuffles-top-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/delaware-north-reshuffles-top-management#comments Contractors Delaware North Companies News & Trends Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:50:00 +0000 43851 at http://food-management.com Xanterra Grand Canyon Suit Dismissed http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-grand-canyon-suit-dismissed <div class="field-deck"> However, company also makes bid to retain ownership of iconic park property names. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/xanterra-parks-and-resorts" target="_blank">Xanterra Parks &amp; Resorts</a> and the National Park Service (NPS) have <a href="http://tucson.com/news/state-and-regional/lawsuit-over-grand-canyon-contract-dismissed/article_f3a8dd8e-806e-54fd-8408-600df474f135.html" target="_blank">agreed on the dismissal</a> of <a href="http://www.xanterra.com/xanterra-files-for-preliminary-injunction-to-keep-visitor-services-open-at-grand-canyon/" target="_blank">Xanterra&#39;s lawsuit</a> charging that an RFP for new 15-year contract for services at </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/xanterra-grand-canyon-suit-dismissed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/xanterra-grand-canyon-suit-dismissed#comments Contractors More Segments Delaware North Companies News & Trends Xanterra Parks and Resorts Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:44:00 +0000 43801 at http://food-management.com <p>Concessionaires are in the process of claiming rights to the names of iconic national park properties such as the Ahwahnee Hotel at Yosemite National Park.</p> National Park Service Dolphins Fans Tweet Beer Orders From Seats http://food-management.com/news-trends/dolphins-fans-tweet-beer-orders-seats <div class="field-deck"> The service, tested in two sections at the NFL team's last home game, is partnership with concessionaire Centerplate and brewer Anheuser-Busch. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Miami Dolphins, their concessionaire Centerplate, Anheuser-Busch, Twitter and tech vendor Appetize have been testing a new in-seat delivery system called Tweet-a-Beer that allows fans to order beers by sending a Twitter message through their mobile devices, <a href="http://www.sportingnews.com/nfl/story/2014-12-31/miami-dolphins-nfl-twitter-beer-anheuser-busch-appetize-centerplate" target="_blank">reports</a> The Sporting News.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/dolphins-fans-tweet-beer-orders-seats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/dolphins-fans-tweet-beer-orders-seats#comments Contractors More Segments Centerplate News & Trends Fri, 02 Jan 2015 16:05:00 +0000 43791 at http://food-management.com Top Five Five Stories of 2014 http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-five-five-stories-2014 <div class="field-deck"> From school lunch battles to technology’s growing impact, these are the five stories that shaped the onsite foodservice industry in 2014. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From school lunch battles to technology’s growing impact, these are the five stories that shaped the onsite foodservice industry in 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-five-five-stories-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/top-five-five-stories-2014#comments Back to School Book Reviews Business & Industry Colleges & Universities Contractors Healthcare K-12 Schools Market Trends Opinions Supplier News & Trends Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:03:00 +0000 43781 at http://food-management.com Thinkstock Sterling Spoon's Metz Named 2015 NRA Show Chair http://food-management.com/news-trends/sterling-spoons-metz-named-2015-nra-show-chair <div class="field-deck"> Recipient of the 2013 IFMA Gold Plate heads Atlanta-based firm that manages B&I dining operations for a number of clients along with commercial restaurants. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The National Restaurant Association has selected John C. Metz, CEO, executive chef and co-founder of Atlanta-based <a href="http://food-management.com/management-companies/sterling-spoon-culinary-management" target="_blank">Sterling Spoon Culinary Management</a>, to serve as its convention chair for the 2015 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and the 2015 Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants (previously known as the International Wine, Spirits &amp; Beer Event).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/sterling-spoons-metz-named-2015-nra-show-chair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/sterling-spoons-metz-named-2015-nra-show-chair#comments Contractors News & Trends Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:27:00 +0000 43751 at http://food-management.com