New Yorkers should feel right at home amid the food and beverage offerings at UBS Arena. Concessionaire Delaware North Sportservice has partnered with several Big Apple-area brands. Continue Reading Arena’s Food Specialty Is the Big AppleRead More
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Delaware North Sportservice produced robust food and drink per caps nearing $60 for the three 2021 World Series games at Truist Park, home of the Atlanta Braves.
Seattle concertgoers and hockey fans got their first taste of cutting-edge concessions technology last week at Climate Pledge Arena, the first big league venue to eliminate fixed “belly-up” food and drink stands. Continue Reading Tech Serves Up a Round of Higher Per CapsRead More
The move to a frictionless fan experience extends to all public spaces at Climate Pledge Arena, the first big league venue designed without traditional “belly-up” concession stands. Continue Reading Moving the Cooking Forward and Making the Service FasterRead More
Officials from Aramark, Delaware North Sportservice, Legends and Levy discussed trends at a June 2021 virtual panel organized by the Stadium Managers Association. Continue Reading MLB Concessionaires See Huge Increases in Per CapsRead More
Mobile ordering glitches were reported at several MLB ballparks on opening day, but executives say things are improving. Continue Reading Glitchy-Coo Park: Mobile Ordering Off to Rocky Start in MLBRead More
Differing capacity limits at MLB ballparks have have food vendors ramping up in phases as they recall hourly workers who spent last year on the bench. Continue Reading MLB Concessionaires Ramp Up HiringRead More
Fans buy drinks at a Globe Life Field bar during the World Series, where Delaware North Sportservice added sales tax on top of the listed price. (Courtesy Texas Rangers) With cashless, tax now more often tacked on to listed price The shift to cashless concessions at sports venues has multiple benefits for teams, vendors and fans, but one byproduct has gone under the radar — the sales tax applied to the sale of hot dogs, beer and other items. The way the tax is being treated as part of an all-cashless environment is generating additional revenue for teams and concessionaires, although it’s effectively increasing what fans pay for concessions, even with the much ballyhooed fan-friendly pricing model at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. During the pandemic, teams and their third-party providers have accelerated the transition for accepting credit and debit cards to pay for food, drink and merchandise by eliminating cash payments altogether. … Continue Reading New Concessions Add-On: Sales Tax
Television ratings may be down for Major League Baseball’s postseason but per capita spending is up at Globe Life Field, despite all the pandemic-related restrictions in Arlington, Texas.
In-venue retail is open for business in many places as teams and vendors take a stab at recouping a sliver of revenue to offset massive losses.