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Town Announce New Concourse Catering Provider
Friday, 14th Aug 2015 16:47

Town have announced that US catering company Centerplate will be providing food and beverages at Portman Road’s concourse kiosks from Saturday’s opening home match against Sheffield Wednesday.

Centerplate, whose UK arm has been based in Staffordshire for more than 40 years, is already work with a number of other clubs including Spurs, Celtic, Derby and Wednesday, as well as Essex CCC and other entertainment venues.

“We have been discussing our concourse matchday catering over recent months and feel this is the right move for us to make,” Town MD Ian Milne told the club site.

“Centerplate have a proven track record at delivering an effective service at sports and entertainment venues in the US and in the UK and we are sure our supporters will see the benefit of this partnership through the season.”

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blueblood66 added 16:51 - Aug 14
So is the real ale bar surviving in the CO OP stand?

hoppy added 16:59 - Aug 14
Hope so blueblood66... but I think the food would be cold, coming from a US catering company...

KuqiCoup added 17:16 - Aug 14
Just waiting for people to moan about the prices which I bet have gone up.

Most games are at 3pm, between lunch and dinner. No obligation to eat inside the stadium and most people shouldn't be hungry at that time if they plan properly.

But the blubs they gonna come ..................

BLUEBEAT added 17:54 - Aug 14
annoys me seeing loads of people clambering back to their seats with mitts full of pies, drinks, junk several minutes into the second half. can't people refrain for the length of a football match? Obese Britain catching up with the USA fast!

TractorRoyNo1 added 18:03 - Aug 14
W'spoons make bigger profits than most pub companies bh selling cheap and filling the place, so yes I will moan about the prices and suggest they take a leaf out of the professionals book.
More importantly they need enough staff to cope with half time rush.

cheesetown added 19:39 - Aug 14
Finally. Maybe they payed some attention to the end of season questionnaires!

Woodbridgian added 19:50 - Aug 14
Just enough staff to serve everybody would be a big step forward!

Warkys_Tash added 19:56 - Aug 14
Quicker service, beers lined up ready poured for half time, nicer coffee & a decent TV picture - too much to ask?

cooper4england added 20:45 - Aug 14

MickMillsTash added 23:40 - Aug 14
The service is poor in the West Stand. Always have to wait for beer to be poured.

Derby have a machine that can pour 8 pints at one go - if we could instal some of these it would definitely be worth a news item on TWTD.


louis246 added 00:02 - Aug 15
Best not touch my pies in the legends bar as they are heaven, £3.20 for them any day of the week.

TrueBlueFerret added 06:18 - Aug 15
Goddam Sh#t!!

blueinblue added 07:19 - Aug 15
2 people serving in the 81 bar, SBR Upper at the Norwich playoff game! Must be pushing 150- 200 people in there at half-time for big games. Do management ever visit these places to see what they're asking people to put up with?

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