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September 11th, 2020

CEO Steve Pangburn joins LinkedIn News Live to discuss how we have been preparing for a return to NFL football and hosting fans. Source: (11) LinkedIn

September 11th, 2020

The Miami Beach Convention Center is the most recent list of certified venues to receive the GBAC Star Accreditation as well as the LEED Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Other convention centers working towards the accreditation are the Phoenix Convention Center, Music City Center, and Raleigh Convention Center. Source: Miami Beach Convention […]

September 11th, 2020

Centerplate—which is the onsite caterer for convention centers nationwide—has designated a health ambassador for each of its facilities, including the San Diego Convention Center. This team leader not only receives specialized training to help direct onsite teams, but also works with the local health department and conducts sanitation walkthroughs during events. Source: Convention Centers Prepare […]

September 11th, 2020

Last week the San Diego Convention Center and their food and beverage provider, Centerplate, served their 500,000th meal as part of the Operation Shelter to Home project. The initiative began in April with the team preparing more than 3,500 meals per day. While also keeping their own staff employed, the project has allowed Centerplate to […]

September 11th, 2020

Centerplate Executive Chef, James Price, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls was awarded first place in the Plate at Home challenge hosted by Centerplate. The virtual cooking competition ruled out the taste factor and instead judged its criteria on originality, execution, and cost effectiveness. Price included step-by-step instructions on his interpretation of chicken […]

September 11th, 2020

While T-Mobile Park may be closed to spectators, Centerplate Executive Chef, Taylor Park, and Seattle restaurateur, Ethan Stowell, have teamed up to cohost video cooking demonstrations on the Mariners YouTube channel. Featuring ballpark favorites like Hempler’s sausage sandwich and ice-cream sandwiches, the duo is also introducing new items that would have been featured this 2020 […]

September 11th, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium and its hospitality partner, Centerplate, have surpassed the 1 million meals donation mark. The majority of these meals were prepared for DeliverLean – the program designed to help provide food assistance to food dependent families, at-risk senior citizens, shelters and more. As the stadium gears to open back up for the upcoming […]

September 11th, 2020

The Hollywood Bowl has cancelled its summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic – a first for the venue since its inception 98 year ago. LA Expert chefs and restaurateurs, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, who have been in charge of the food experience since 2016, are keeping the culinary joy alive this cancelled season. […]

July 10th, 2020

In celebration of World Ocean Month, Ocean Conservancy spoke with Centerplate’s Executive Chef, Brandon Felder, to learn how to prepare a Crawfish Slaw Salad and a Seared Red Snapper with Gulf Shrimp, Crawfish, Corn Maque Choux and a Lemon Beurre Blanc – dishes that represent the connection between New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico. […]

July 10th, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, and Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan., are the latest facilities to secure GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. The gold standard of prepared facilities, GBAC STAR […]