Centerplate http://food-management.com/taxonomy/term/6652/more en 19 game-changing new NFL stadium eats http://food-management.com/news-trends/notable-new-food-items-debut-nfl-stadiums-fall <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s not just the rookie players who were new when the National Football League kicked off its 2016 season in early September. The league&rsquo;s various concessionaires have also spent the offseason concocting new and notable additions to bolster their food and beverage lineups for fans to enjoy.</p> <p>Here&rsquo;s a photo gallery of some of the Rookie of the Year candidates on the concessions front.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://food-management.com/news-trends/notable-new-food-items-debut-nfl-stadiums-fall#comments Aramark Food & Beverage Centerplate Compass Group News & Trends Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:45:00 +0000 65251 at http://food-management.com Photo gallery: 26 new outlandish ballpark foods http://food-management.com/food-beverage/photo-gallery-26-new-outlandish-ballpark-foods <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Just when you thought ballpark food couldn&rsquo;t get crazier or more way out there, along comes an oversized bacon cheeseburger forcibly mated with a pepperoni pizza, Buffalo wings and bacon cheeseburgers grafted into a Bloody Mary, Fruit Loops topping a hot dog that&rsquo;s already topped with mac n cheese and&hellip;well, you get the idea. Check out our photo gallery for these and other culinary&hellip;um, innovations?&hellip;coming to Major League ballparks this summer.</p> </div> http://food-management.com/food-beverage/photo-gallery-26-new-outlandish-ballpark-foods#comments Spectra Food Services & Hospitality Aramark Food & Beverage Centerplate Top 50 Contract Companies News & Trends Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:39:00 +0000 61231 at http://food-management.com FM 50 2016: No. 5 Centerplate http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-50-2016-no-5-centerplate <div class="field-deck"> STAMFORD, CONN. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Leading Management Companies Ranked by Revenue</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-50-2016-no-5-centerplate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/top-50-listings/fm-50-2016-no-5-centerplate#comments Centerplate Top 50 Contract Companies Private Wed, 16 Mar 2016 15:46:00 +0000 60081 at http://food-management.com Super Bowl stadium chefs plan celebratory specialties http://food-management.com/menu-trends/super-bowl-stadium-chefs-plan-celebratory-specialties <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Centerplate chefs plan for Super Bowl food to include vegetarian barbecue and local vegetables.</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/super-bowl-stadium-chefs-plan-celebratory-specialties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/super-bowl-stadium-chefs-plan-celebratory-specialties#comments Menu Trends Centerplate Tue, 02 Feb 2016 20:22:00 +0000 58341 at http://food-management.com Major League Food-a-looza (Part 1) http://food-management.com/menu-trends/major-league-food-looza-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>What is it about sports venues that prompts chefs to turn their talents to evil? </div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/menu-trends/major-league-food-looza-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/menu-trends/major-league-food-looza-part-1#comments Aramark Menu Trends Centerplate Compass Group Top 50 Contract Companies News & Trends Private Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:32:00 +0000 47111 at http://food-management.com FM Top 50 2015: No. 5 Centerplate http://food-management.com/centerplate/fm-top-50-2015-no-5-centerplate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Leading Management Companies Ranked by Revenue</div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/centerplate/fm-top-50-2015-no-5-centerplate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/centerplate/fm-top-50-2015-no-5-centerplate#comments Centerplate Top 50 Contract Companies Private Tue, 10 Mar 2015 19:15:00 +0000 45741 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> <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 Centerplate News & Trends Private Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:23:00 +0000 45061 at http://food-management.com Centerplate Lands Columbus Convention Center Deal http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-lands-columbus-convention-center-deal <div class="field-deck"> Company to manage food and beverage opeerations at all restaurants and events at 1.7 million sq.ft. facility. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Centerplate has announced a new agreement with the&nbsp; Greater Columbus Convention Center for food and beverage services at all public and private events and restaurants at the 1.7 million square foot venue beginning on February 25.</p> <p>&ldquo;The new relationship with Centerplate is a critical step in our strategy to enhance the experience at the Convention Center,&rdquo; says Sally Bloomfield, chair of the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority. &ldquo;We conducted a rigorous search and Centerplate was across-&shy;theā€board the strongest applicant.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-lands-columbus-convention-center-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://food-management.com/news-trends/centerplate-lands-columbus-convention-center-deal#comments Centerplate News & Trends Private Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:02:00 +0000 45031 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> <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 Centerplate News & Trends Private Fri, 16 Jan 2015 19:24:00 +0000 44341 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> <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 Centerplate News & Trends Private Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 44271 at http://food-management.com