PHILADELPHIA, PA (November 25, 2019)— Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of 11 NFL teams, is pleased to announce five of the stadiums it serves were named to PETA’s inaugural list of top ten most vegan-friendly NFL venues.
U.S. Bank Stadium (#3), Lincoln Financial Field (#4), Arrowhead Stadium (#5), Empower Field at Mile High (#8), and M&T Bank Stadium (#10) were all recognized for their robust vegan menus.
“Aramark is honored to serve as the food partner for five of the top ten stadiums recognized for their vegan-friendly menus,” said Carl Mittleman, President of Aramark’s Sports and Entertainment division. “We continually strive to offer diverse menus that appeal to every fan, no matter their lifestyle or dietary preferences, and increasing vegan, vegetarian and plant-forward options is consistent with our overall commitment to enhancing the fan experience.”
Among the vegan items each of these stadiums was recognized for, include:
• U.S. Bank Stadium: Chickpea “tuna” salad; BBQ pulled jackfruit sandwich; and Greek salad wrap.
• Lincoln Financial Field: Vegan po’ boy; Buffalo falafel; and Vegan burger, vegan hot dog, and veggie wrap.
• Arrowhead Stadium: Vegan sausage made of cauliflower, walnut, and wild rice; Beyond Burger; Deep-fried cauliflower with hot sauce; and Quinoa and corn salad.
• Empower Field at Mile High: Beyond Burger; Vegetarian street tacos; and Veggie noodle bowl.
• M&T Bank Stadium: Plant-based frankfurter and Vegan burger.
Vegan, vegetarian and plant-forward fare highlights from other venues in Aramark’s NFL portfolio include:
• FirstEnergy Stadium: Falafel bowl
• Heinz Field: Quinoa tacos
• Paul Brown Stadium: Black bean spring wrap
• RingCentral Coliseum: Impossible Burger
• Soldier Field: LightLife Burger
Aramark partner locations regularly rank among the best in their industry for plant-forward, vegetarian and vegan fare, with two ballparks Aramark serves -- Citi Field and Kauffman Stadium – recognized on PETA’s 2019 most vegan-friendly ballparks list and four higher education partners -- Wake Forest University, University of Florida, University of South Florida and Arizona State University – appearing on PETA’s list of the most vegan-friendly campuses.
Aramark partners with 14 National Football League teams to provide food and beverage, retail and/or facilities services – Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, New York Giants, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 280,000 team members deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently; and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ+), DiversityInc, Black Enterprise and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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