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March 23rd, 2020

Centerplate’s culinary teams at convention centers throughout the U.S. – many of which already maintain active food donation programs – are helping facilities turn the crisis into an opportunity to provide support for the communities in which they serve, including the Baltimore Convention Center, Raleigh Convention Center, Miami Beach Convention Center, Orange County Convention Center, […]

March 23rd, 2020

In these difficult times, many sports venues and convention centers are stepping up and are choosing to donate food to local communities. Among the venues included here are Sodexo and Centerplate operations at Hard Rock Stadium, the University of Michigan, Webster Bank Arena, Raleigh Convention Center, Miami Beach Convention Center, Orange County Convention Center, the […]

March 23rd, 2020

As hotels, resorts and convention facilities across the country suspend operations to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the properties are opening their refrigerators and their hearts to local communities. After the cancelation of a recent event for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and a major entertainment company, Centerplate and the Raleigh […]

March 23rd, 2020

As venues shuttered in response to changes forced by COVID-19, many chefs and concessions companies were left with stockpiles of food brought in to handle planned events. Centerplate’s Florida locations used Food Rescue Miami to donate to local missions and shelters, including produce, bread, snacks, turkey and prepared sandwiches and pastries. At Hard Rock Stadium, […]

February 26th, 2020

One potential path to food security for the future of the planet is vertical farms, a sustainable, clean-tech technology like Centerplate employs at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Executive Chef James Katurakes and Sustainability Director Molly Crouch are included in this article offering insights on the topic. Source: Event Venues Going Upscale with […]

February 25th, 2020

The new 7,000-square-foot Third and Home restaurant from the Nashville Sounds and Centerplate is part of a growing neighborhood next to First Horizon Park, as entertainment districts are now a crucial piece of stadium developments to keep venues attractive all year. Source: Nashville’s Left Field Restaurant Aims to Draw Fans Year-Round

February 24th, 2020

The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has partnered with Meals & More, a charity aiming to end holiday hunger and social isolation, and a number of community foundations of leading sports clubs in the UK, to provide nutritious meals and sports clubs for children during school holiday periods. Source: Sodexo teams up with leading sports clubs’ […]

February 24th, 2020

A 7,000-square-foot sports bar with an unusual perspective is set to open on April 1 in Germantown in Nashville. Third and Home will be located on the top floor of a building at 919 Third Ave. N. and will overlook First Horizon Park, the home of the Nashville Sounds. The year-round bar will operate in […]

February 24th, 2020

These days, you’ll find Mardi Gras staple king cake turned into ice cream, scones, doughnuts, burger buns, cocktails and more. Among 10 of the most unique and delicious takes on the seasonal specialty is the King Cake burger at the Superdome and Smoothie King Center in New Orleans from Centerplate and Head Chef Lenny Martinsen […]

February 19th, 2020

  Carol Shattuck, CEO of Food Rescue US, said, “We know food insecurity impacts one in seven people in the state of Florida. Through our work with Centerplate and NFL Green, we can make sure excess food from Hard Rock Stadium and the Miami Beach Convention Center helps to feed individuals and families throughout Miami, […]