PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 5, 2017)
– Fans attending the college football national championship at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on January 9 will have more than their favorite team to rally around. Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the food and beverage provider for Raymond James Stadium, has created sandwiches that pay tribute to The University of Alabama Crimson Tide and Clemson University Tigers, using signature ingredients from each team’s hometown.
“As the two best teams in college football compete on the field, we’re excited to help fans celebrate the spirit of the game by offering a signature taste of each school’s hometown,” said Kevin Riley, Aramark Senior Executive Chef at Raymond James Stadium.
Coincidentally, Aramark also serves as the campus dining partner at both the University of Alabama and Clemson University. Chef Riley worked with Aramark’s culinary teams at both universities to develop sandwiches that incorporate the distinctive tastes and flavors of Tuscaloosa, AL and Clemson, SC.
- ‘Bama Burger – University of Alabama – 1/3 lb Angus beef patty on pimento spread, topped with pulled pork and fried pickles. (section 132 food portable on the East 100 level)
- Tiger Paw – Clemson University – Golden Carolina pork on a bed of pickled green tomato relish, topped with ‘Clemson blue cheese’ slaw. (section 108 food portable on the West 100 level)
Aramark’s involvement in the 2016-17 bowl season stretches beyond professional stadiums and on to college campuses, where it enriches the lives of millions of college consumers every day. Serving more than 500 colleges and universities across the United States, Aramark is proud to partner with 28 schools competing in college football bowl games.
In addition to the national championship game being played at Raymond James Stadium, Aramark served bowl games played at Qualcomm Stadium, NRG Stadium, Nissan Stadium and Everbank Field.
**Photos of each sandwich can be downloaded here**
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