Centerplate, New Orleans Saints Kick Off 2012-2013 Hospitality Plans at Mercedes-Benz Superdome
NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Centerplate, the leading hospitality provider to the National Football League, proud hospitality provider to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the New Orleans Saints, and hospitality partner to New Orleans’ upcoming Super Bowl XLVII, unveiled today a series of new hospitality programs and community initiatives for the 2012-2013 NFL season. Traditional New Orleans favorites, local flavors, renovated hospitality stands, and reinvented burgers are all on tap to delight Saints fans this season. Embracing the unique spirit of Cajun hospitality, Centerplate’s new list of mouthwatering Louisiana classics includes:
- Pork Shank Platter- 2 Pork Shanks served with Potato Salad & Cole Slaw.
- Hot Sausage Po’Boy- Two Patton Hot Sausage Patties served on a French loaf dressed with lettuce and tomatoes. Also, available with cheese.
- Pot Roast Sandwich- Seasoned pulled Pot Roast served on a Brioche Bun dressed with lettuce and tomatoes.
- Roast Beef Po’boy- Roast Beef Debris served on a French loaf dressed with lettuce and tomatoes.
- Stuffed Cheese Burger- A Thompson’s stuffed burger patty served on a Brioche Bun dressed with lettuce and tomatoes
Centerplate is introducing a new program in stadium suites called Chef Naturals. This new program features seven tasty dishes, some sports classics, and some soon to be favorites, all featuring naturally sourced ingredients including: wild white shrimp served with a spicy cocktail sauce and lemon and lime wedges, all natural frankfurters with caraway seed Riesling sauerkraut, tomato fondue, and natural potato rolls and Flourless Chocolate Cake with chipotle spiked natural Mexican cocoa ganache and fresh strawberries among others.
“Centerplate is proud to be the hospitality partner for ten NFL teams. At every one of our NFL venues, we’re excited to serve fans the signature flavors of each region throughout the upcoming season,” said Chris Verros, Centerplate’s Executive responsible for the stadium. “Between our signature menu offerings, impressive service upgrades and ambitious menu additions, Centerplate is ready to bring fans an extraordinary game-day experience.”
Additionally, in partnership with Ochsner Hospitals, Centerplate is also offering several heart-healthy items including: Marinated Chicken Breast, Centerplate’s SnackSmart collection – an assortment of healthier for you snacks, including many gluten-free options, Turkey Dogs, Chicken Caesar Salad, Rotisserie Chicken, Mixed Salads, low-fat Turkey Wraps, Veggie and Cajun Shrimp warps.
Saints fans will also enjoy Centerplate’s new fan appreciation program, the “Victory Select” menu, featuring fan-friendly stadium favorites at fan-friendly value pricing. Making it easier than ever to find these fan-friendly items, the Victory Select menu will be offered at virtually all general fare locations. Fans can learn more about the menu items on large graphical menu boards installed this season to showcase the new promotional program.
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