For more information, contact:
Christopher Whitcomb, Corporate Communications
Delaware North Companies
(716) 858-5773


Team will host Father's Day Brunch and day of fun at Soldier Field

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 13, 2008) - The Chicago Bears, Delaware North Companies Sportservice and SMG are partnering to give fathers, sons and their entire families a day to remember this Father's Day.

On June 15, the Bears, Sportservice, and SMG will hold a delicious Father's Day Brunch at Soldier Field allowing fans to meet Bears legend Richard Dent and give each father a chance to kick a field goal from the field. Sportservice will also keep the team Pro-Shop open throughout the day for fans to purchase Bears apparel and merchandise. An Autographed Robbie Gould jersey will also be raffled off courtesy of Sportservice.


The unique day will open with an elaborate brunch prepared by Sportservice chefs. The menu will include such delectable items as seasonal fruit, artisan cheeses, shrimp, snow crab, salmon, salads, chili rubbed turkey breast, along with omelet and waffle action stations. Dessert offerings will include a Build-a-Cupcake station and Berry Trifle Strawberry shortcake.

Following the buffet, families will be able to meet former Chicago Bears defensive lineman Richard Dent for an autograph session. Dent spent most of his career with the Bears and helped them win the 1985 Super Bowl. Dent was named Super Bowl MVP that same year.

Finally, families can make their way onto the field for photos and to watch fathers kick field goals from the stadium turf.

For more information regarding this event, please call (312) 235-7096.

About Delaware North Companies Sportservice
Delaware North Companies Sportservice is one of the nation's leading food, beverage and retail management companies. Sportservice provides concessions, gourmet catering and fine dining operations at more than 50 professional sporting venues, entertainment complexes and convention centers across the United States and Canada. Sportservice is the provider of choice for an impressive client roster including the World Series, the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball's All-Star games, Stanley Cup Championships and the Olympic Games.

For more than 90 years, Sportservice has demonstrated that it knows what it takes to effectively develop, operate and manage multi-faceted kitchens, restaurants, suites, fine dining and retail facilities in order to meet the changing demands of today's fans. From introducing new healthy, organic food selections and creative cuisine for twists on the traditional fare, Sportservice continues to innovate and enhance the fan experience.

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 40,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit


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