Kerry Hassen
Senior Manager Corporate Communications
Phone: 716-858-5016

John Totaro
Pyramid Public Relations
212-643-1068 ext. 258

Curtis Danburg
Cleveland Indians

Kristin Clemmer
Sugardale Foods


CLEVELAND, OHIO (July 13, 2007) – Patrick Hoyer, a Information Technology Analyst from Parma Ohio is the winner of the Sugadale Summertime Sweepstakes consisting of a deluxe barbecue grill and a special “Grilling Extravaganza” prize of Sugardale products as part of the Cleveland Indians Signature Dog Promotion created by Delaware North Companies Sportservice in conjunction with Sugardale Foods and the Cleveland Indians. 

Hoyer became eligible by casting a ballot in the Signature Dog Promotion. All voters were entered in the sweepstakes. Voting took place from May 31–July 2 at Jacobs Field and online at 

The choices in the voting were “Frank,” the traditional all-beef hot dog and winner of the contest, “Smokey,” a Polish-style smoked sausage and “Burnie” – a red hot style dog. The polish-style and red hot recipes were specially created by Sugardale Foods for the Signature Dog promotion. 

Patrick will be presented with the Sugardale Summertime Sweepstakes on the field following the Indians – Royals game on Friday, July 13th prior to the start of the Indians post game fireworks display. 

“I’m sure the Hoyer family will really enjoy the grilling extravaganza prize which includes a year’s supply of the Sugardale hot dogs served at Jacobs Field as well as all of our other great grilling items including recipes,” said Kristin Clemmer of Sugardale Foods. 

“I very excited to have won the Grilling Extravaganza Sweepstakes,” said Hoyer. “I look forward to having many barbecues with my family, while listening to the Indians games.”


About Delaware North Companies Sportservice
Delaware North Companies Sportservice has been a global leader in food, beverage and retail management for nearly a century. The company provides concessions, gourmet catering and fine dining operations at more than 50 professional sporting venues for Major League Baseball, the National Football League and the National Hockey League, as well as at entertainment complexes and convention centers across the United States and Canada. From the Stanley Cup Championships and Major League Baseball's World Series to the Olympic Games and world-class entertainment, Sportservice continues to set the standard for innovation, creativity and customer service excellence. Throughout its impressive history, Sportservice has kept its focus on the fans and evolved its facilities, operations and food and retail offerings to meet the ever-changing industry trends and consumer demands. Whether it’s introducing healthier food selections and signature cuisine to fresh takes on traditional fare and new organic options, Sportservice is committed to taking the fan experience to a whole new level. 

About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues approaching $2 billion annually and 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit

About Sugardale Foods
Sugardale Foods located in Massillion, Ohio, has been producing quality meat products for the retail and foodservice industries since 1920. What began as a hometown favorite has grown to a national following and now Sugardale products are served all over the country and enjoyed in international markets as well. Sugardale Foods is proud to offer a complete line of exceptional products including ham, bacon, wieners, pepperoni and luncheon meats.

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