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December 11th, 2018

Experiential catering is on the rise, food walls are the most Instagram-worthy posts these days, and fine casual dining is a favorite among meeting attendees. Centerplate recently helped the AZA and Indianapolis Zoo impress attendees, and offered these four tips for caterers to consider: be interactive, focus on visuals, showcase local traditions and pay close […]

December 11th, 2018

Centerplate has donated 100 pumpkin pies to Mama’s Kitchen San Diego for their annual Thanksgiving bake sale. Funds raised from the pie sales provide 47,000 home-delivered meals for those with critical illnesses. The pies were delivered in person by Executive Chef Daryl O’Donnell. Source: Centerplate at San Diego CC Donates 100 Pumpkin Pies | Exhibit […]

December 11th, 2018

French caterer Sodexo is scouting for acquisition targets in North America and elsewhere as it contends with ever-pickier consumers and rising costs. Chief Financial Officer Marc Rolland says Sodexo is looking to buy midsize catering firms and take their brands into new geographies. In one example of innovation in the catering business, Sodexo’s Centerplate operates […]

December 11th, 2018

In honor of being a service to those in need, the Centerplate team at the Pasadena Convention Center prepared nearly 300 turkeys for the Union Station Homeless Services Dinner in the Park event for Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event was held at Pasadena Central Park and fed more than […]

December 11th, 2018

Hospitality provider Centerplate has announced an early, multi-year contract extension with Cobo Center in Detroit. Managed and operated by the Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority (DRCFA), Cobo Center is one of the largest convention centers in the United States, located on the beautiful Detroit riverfront. Source: Centerplate Revs Up a New Contract Extension with Detroit’s […]

December 11th, 2018

Since October, the arena’s food service provider Centerplate has donated over 1,000 pounds of excess food from events to Loaves & Fishes for distribution to their network of 98 agencies. Source: Habitat for Humanity Build at Bon Secours Wellness Arena Announced – The Times Examiner

December 11th, 2018

The Vancouver Convention Centre recently hosted its first-ever NCAA basketball showcase. The venue’s Craig Lehto and new Centerplate GM Jennifer Rafuse discussed the collaborative effort with BC Place to bring the event to life, with seven pop-up concession stands being built for the weekend. Source: VenuesNow :: Convention Center Hoops It Up

December 11th, 2018

Each year, after Honolulu’s biggest marathon, runners chomp down on tasty post marathon malasadas thanks to crews from Centerplate, the sole food vendor out of Aloha Stadium. It’s a task the company first took on more than five years ago, and General Manager Ernest Kam says it takes a crew of about 60 to make […]

November 23rd, 2018

Source: St. John’s Convention Centre food provider Centerplate to donate unused food to underprivileged | Local | News | The Telegram

November 21st, 2018

Source: Centerplate and Miami Beach Convention Center Announce Contract Extension – MarketWatch