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THEY SET THE STAGE FOR SOME OF LIFE’S GREAT MOMENTS
From the first serve at the Australian Open, to the Super Bowl kickoff, to a four-star meal at LAX, to seeing the natural wonder of the Grand Canyon. In these moments and in millions more like them, they’re there, working behind the scenes, making each guest experience, moment and memory the best it can be,
Today, Delaware North manages and provides food and beverage concessions, premium dining, entertainment, lodging, and retail at many large venues and special places. These include sports stadiums, entertainment complexes, national and state parks, airports, and casinos.
Among the more than 60 sports and entertainment venues worldwide at which it operates premium dining, restaurants and food and beverage concessions are MetLife Stadium near New York City, Wembley Stadium in London, Busch Stadium in St. Louis, the new Singapore Sports Hub, and Melbourne and Olympic Parks, home of the Australian Open tennis championships. Delaware North has served an impressive collection of sporting events and clients, including the Super Bowl, World Series, the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball All-Star games, the Stanley Cup Final, the FA Cup Final and the Olympic Games.
Delaware North also owns and operates TD Garden in Boston, home to the NHL’s Boston Bruins, NBA’s Boston Celtics and a frequent stop for the world’s biggest music and entertainment acts. The company’s operations also include the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Bruins, owned by Delaware North Chairman Jeremy Jacobs.
Its award-winning operations include locations at airports in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, New Orleans, Detroit, London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Melbourne.
Delaware North has established a reputation with the National Park Service, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and other parks clients for providing high levels of both stewardship and hospitality in delivering lodging, retail, food service, recreational and transportation services at parks across the United States.
The company applies a slightly different brand of parks stewardship and hospitality in operating the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida for NASA, a significant undertaking in cultural attraction management.
Among Delaware North’s resort destinations are resorts in Australia including Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef, El Questro in The Kimberley and Kings Canyon in the Australian Outback. In California, Delaware North owns and operates Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite at the gateway to one of the world’s most wondrous places, Yosemite National Park. Delaware North also manages and operates Gideon Putnam Resort at the gateway to the Adirondack Mountains in Saratoga, New York.
Restaurants and Catering
Patina Restaurant Group, a majority interest in which was acquired by Delaware North in May 2014, is a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant and catering industry, operating restaurants and managing catering and food service operations at landmark locations in high-profile cultural and entertainment venues in New York City, California, and Orlando, Fla. Among them are: Rockefeller Center®, Lincoln Center, Walt Disney World®, Disneyland®, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station/MetLife Building and Madison Square Garden.
Their experience has included setting up massive indoor/outdoor retail operations -- both inside and outside of a venue -- for such major sports events as the Super Bowl, Major League Baseball’s World Series and All-Star Game, and the NHL Winter Classic outdoor hockey game.
With operations on four continents, they serve half a billion guests a year to create world-class experiences.