02.12.2009

Wine Bar concept to serve food, drinks and over 40 varieties of wine

Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, one of the world’s leading airport food and retail providers, opened Memphis City Blues, a new wine bar featuring a large selection of wines, spirits and gourmet food at Memphis International Airport this week.

Memphis City Blues will serve as a relaxing haven for travelers. Along with providing food and beverage, the restaurant will provide music that embodies the local Memphis R&B music scene.
 
“Memphis City Blues is an exciting concept and an extension of our Gateway Concept as it will provide travelers with the tastes and sounds of Memphis,” said Matt King, president of Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services. “It’s a nice addition to our current food and beverage offerings at Memphis International Airport.”
 
The concept is located in Memphis airport’s Terminal B and is 552-square-feet in size. Primarily a wine bar, Memphis City Blues will feature more than 40 selections of wines from around the country. The concept will also offer premium liquors, draft beer and food selections including cheese and fruit boards, grilled panini sandwiches, seasonal salads and shrimp cocktails.
 
Memphis City Blues joins preexisting Delaware North concepts including Back Yard Burgers, Famous Familiga Pizza, Vito’s Market and Sam Adams Bar, among others.
 
Delaware North Companies is a global leader in food service and hospitality with operations at such places as Wembley Stadium in the UK, Busch Stadium in St. Louis and Yosemite National Park. The company’s Travel Hospitality Services division operates at over two-dozen airports worldwide including Los Angeles International Airport, Detroit Metro Airport and Melbourne Airport in Australia.
 
About Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services
Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, a subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, is one of the nation’s leading airport food service and retail companies, operating 300 restaurants and retail outlets in more than 25 airports worldwide, and serving more than 350 million customers each year. The GuestPath® customer service training program ensures that all Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services associates embody the company’s vision of “Providing Care and Comfort to People Away from Home.”
 
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 and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Banknorth Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 50,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com. 
 

 


 

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