Centerplate Snags Army vs Navy Gig
Centerplate, a hospitality partner to North American sports teams, convention centers, and entertainment venues, will serve the 112th edition of the Army vs. Navy annual football game this weekend at FedEx Field.
This is the first time Centerplate will serve as the hospitality host for the Army Black Knights and Navy Midshipmen rivalry. It is also the first time in the history of the Army - Navy game that it will be held inside the Capital Beltway of Washington, D.C.
Centerplate is expecting to serve a sell-out crowd of more than 82,000 fans. The stadium opens, and Centerplate's service will begin, at 9:30 a.m., five hours before the afternoon kick-off.
"We are honored to offer the iconic flavors of our region to fans of this great rivalry," says Nick Biello , Centerplate's regional vice president responsible for the stadium. "Our signature menu concepts and gracious service will make game day even more enjoyable for fans."
The menu will include sirloin steak and Maryland crab cake sandwiches served on a pretzel bun with Provolone and Cheddar cheeses, lettuce, tomato and a side of garlic fries and onion rings. Regional concepts new this season include:
Boardwalk Fries- The world famous Ocean City, Maryland, original fresh hand-cut fries.
Ben's Chili Bowl- Serving the Washington, D.C., iconic chili and half-smokes, half pork and beef smoked sausage on a warm steamed bun and topped with mustard, onions, and spicy homemade chili sauce.
Greene Turtle- Serving hearty American pub cheesesteaks and the popular grilled chicken sandwiches.