Centerplate Uses The “Force” Of Hospitality To Delight Star Wars Fans
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Star Wars fans won’t need to travel to a “galaxy far, far away” to find out of this world hospitality during the 6(th) annual Star Wars Celebration at the Orange County Convention Center. Centerplate, hospitality partner to the Orange County Convention Center, has prepared a Star Wars themed menu for the 32,000 expected Jedis, Wookies and Storm Troopers who will gather August 23(rd) to 26(th). Constantly crafting unique hospitality programs tailored for every event, region and venue, Centerplate will combine its award winning culinary creations, with a menu that reflects the fun and festive Star Wars atmosphere at Celebration VI.
On tap for Star Wars Celebration VI guests:
Nuna Nachos: Chips topped with Diced Chicken, Cheese, Jalapenos and Salsa
Soft Pretzel Sabers: Bavarian Pretzels, Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Chipotle Honey Mustard
Nerf Sliders: 3 Black Angus burgers with Onion Straws and Crumbled Blue Cheese,
BBQ Bantha Sandwich: Smoked Pork smothered in Homemade BBQ Sauce
Tauntaun Burger: Turkey topped with Bleu Cheese and Cranberry Sauce
Kenobi Club: Ham, Turkey, Bacon, American cheese, Lettuce, Tomato on a French Baguette, served with Chips
“Star Wars is one of the most beloved movie franchises of all time, and this is one of those special events we look forward to every year – it allows our chefs to show off their culinary creations, and we get to have some creative fun with the Star Wars theme menu,” says Douglas Conner, Centerplate’s General Manager at the Orange County Convention Center. “Star Wars fans really respond to seeing their favorite characters reflected in the menu, and keeping our guests happy is what we’re all about.”
The biggest party this side of the galaxy, Star Wars Celebration brings fans of all ages together, from all points of the globe, to celebrate the pop-culture phenomenon that is Star Wars. Whether it’s young fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars or die-hards fueled by the nostalgia for the original Star Wars trilogy; curious, casual followers; gamers, readers, costumers or collectors – there’s something for everyone at Celebration.
Over the four-day celebration, Centerplate will be providing a variety of “stellar” services for the 32,000 Star Wars enthusiasts. Centerplate will provide over 34 different food concepts with over 100 points of sale. This is the second time that Centerplate has welcomed the Star Wars event at the Orange County Convention Center.
Centerplate crafts and delivers “Craveable Experiences. Raveable Results.” in over 250 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues across North America – annually serving over 100 million guests. Centerplate has provided event hospitality services to 15 official U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, 13 Super Bowls, 20 World Series, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and the largest plated dinner in history at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Celebration. Last year, the company was named the fastest growing restaurant/ hospitality group in the country by Nation’s Restaurant News. Visit the company online at www.centerplate.com.