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Celebrity Chef Michael Symon Celebrates Grand Opening of Bar Symon at the AIRMALL® at Pittsburgh International Airport with Event on August 20

August 13, 2012

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

    WHAT:     Grand Opening of Bar Symon at the AIRMALL at
              Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)

    WHERE:   Bar Symon (located in the Center Core at PIT)

    WHEN:    Monday, August 20, 2012 - 10:00 a.m. to noon

    WHO:      -Michael Symon, celebrity chef, co-host of
              ABC's "The Chew," winner of Food Network's
              "The Next Iron Chef," and author of the
              popular cookbook "Live to Cook: Recipes and
              Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen."
             -Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County executive
              -Rep. Matthew H. Smith, Allegheny County
              Airport Authority board member
             -Mark Knight, president, AIRMALL USA
              -Jay Kruisselbrink, vice president of
              development, AIRMALL USA
              -Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, The
              Paradies Shops

    DETAILS:  AIRMALL(R) USA, the leading airport
              concessions developer in North America and
              operator of the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh
              International Airport (PIT), has marked the
              beginning of a new era in high-quality
              airport dining with the opening of Bar Symon,
              the first airport restaurant to feature the
              inventive cuisine of celebrity chef Michael
              Symon.  On August 20, Chef Symon will join
              officials from Allegheny County, the
              Allegheny County Airport Authority, AIRMALL,
              and The Paradies Shops for a ribbon-cutting
              and dedication ceremony at the restaurant.
              During the event, travelers and attendees
              will also enjoy samples of the restaurant's
              inventive cuisine.  In addition, a select
              number of people that are the first to visit
              the restaurant during the grand opening will
              receive a complimentary autographed cookbook
              from Chef Symon.

    PHOTOS:  Photo opportunities include:
             - Chef Michael Symon
             - Interior and exterior shots of Bar Symon
             - Shots of the food from Bar Symon
              -Ribbon cutting with Allegheny County
              Executive Rich Fitzgerald


AIRMALL® USA is the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at Pittsburgh International Airport, Boston Logan International Airport (Terminals B and E), Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The leading airport concessions model in North America, AIRMALL USA continues to boast among the highest per-passenger spends on the continent and consistently receives accolades for innovation and customer service. AIRMALL USA is owned by Prospect Capital Corporation, a leading New York investment company founded in 1988. For more information on AIRMALL USA, visit www.airmallusa.com.

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    Contact:                  Jennifer O'Rourke


Source: PR Newswire