Aramark Announces Food and Beverage Innovations as 2021 NFL Season Kicks Off
September 08, 2021 at 07:30 AM EDT
As fans return to stadiums across the country for the 2021 National Football League (NFL) season, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of 10 NFL teams, is introducing a variety of innovative service offerings, state-of-the-art ordering methods, and signature food and beverage items to enhance the game day experience.
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Pretzel Fries Served at Heinz Field. (Photo: Business Wire)
“Aramark remains at the forefront of stadium innovation, and we’re thrilled to once again showcase our commitment to service and hospitality through an expansive roll-out of technology innovations that we have piloted, measured, and perfected in the lead-up to this season,” said Alison Birdwell, President and CEO of Aramark Sports & Entertainment. “As fans return to cheer on their favorite NFL teams, our priority is to deliver world-class amenities, high-quality and great-tasting menu options, and convenient ordering and checkout methods to give fans the elevated experience they have come to enjoy and expect from Aramark and our renowned culinary team.”
GAME DAY SERVICE INNOVATIONS
To meet consumers’ desire for variety and convenience, Aramark’s accounts are expanding the presence of contactless ordering and checkout with branded technology solutions including:
SPECIALTY COCKTAIL PROGRAM*
It’s time to raise a glass! Aramark has created new signature cocktails for several NFL teams as part of its “Cheers to Being Back Together” campaign. Served in souvenir pints throughout the season, each of the eight specialty cocktails is named for its home team: Perch Punch (Baltimore Ravens), Honey Bear (Chicago Bears), Bengal Bite (Cincinnati Bengals), Bucking Bronco and Gunslinger (Denver Broncos), Red Zone (Kansas City Chiefs), The Kick is Good (Philadelphia Eagles), and Steel City Sack (Pittsburgh Steelers).
SIGNATURE GAME DAY FARE**
In keeping with tradition to deliver a diverse selection of game day dishes, menu highlights for this year include:
LOCAL CHEF AND CELEBRITY PARTNERSHIPS**
Aramark partners with premier restaurateurs and top local and celebrity chefs who will be introducing new offerings at stadiums this season. Among those menu items:
Aramark partners with 11 National Football League teams to provide food and beverage, retail and/or facilities services – Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Seattle Seahawks.
*The Aramark Serves You Right! Alcohol Service Policy applies to all events at Aramark Sports & Entertainment properties. Service of alcoholic beverages is limited to two beverages per person, per transaction. Customers must have valid government-issued ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.
**Photos of Aramark’s NFL menu items can be downloaded here.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because our culture is rooted in service, our employees strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. Aramark has been named to DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list, the Forbes list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.