Some news on the corporate front: Levy Restaurants announced today the acquisition of Professional Sports Catering (PSC).
Helmed by founder Tom Dickson, PSC will continue to focus exclusively on mid-sized baseball stadiums, an area that they have had tremendous success in over the past eight seasons.
“PSC has a true passion for the minor league game day experience and we couldn’t be more proud to partner with them,” says Andy Lansing, President and CEO of Levy Restaurants. “Tom and his team have a wonderful knowledge of the MiLB landscape, strong relationships and a unique depth of expertise. Together, we are able to fuel that specialization with a high powered engine of new culinary and hospitality resources, training programs, analytics and more to welcome fans with an exceptional experience.”
“In Levy, we found a partner that shares our core values of quality food, great guest service, and a partnership mentality.” said Tom Dickson, CEO of PSC. “Levy Restaurants not only aligns with all of these principles, but also helps us tap into the power of the leaders in sports and entertainment food and hospitality. We couldn’t be happier about how this will enhance our capabilities as a company, and are very excited about the opportunities it will present.”
Over the past eight years, PSC has experienced tremendous growth throughout minor league baseball. 2014 has already been a banner year for the company, with new partnerships announced with the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Low Class A; Midwest League), and PSC’s first spring training account, a partnership with the Peoria Sports Complex (Spring Training Home of the Seattle Mariners and San Diego Padres).
About Levy Restaurants
Levy Restaurants is recognized as one of America’s fastest growing and most critically acclaimed restaurant companies, and is the leader in premium sports and entertainment dining. Levy was named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports in the world by Fast Company magazine. The company’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants such as James Beard Award-winning Spiaggia in Chicago, Fulton’s Crab House, Portobello and Wolfgang Puck Grand Café at Walt Disney World Resort, renowned sports and entertainment venues like Wrigley Field in Chicago, Churchill Downs in Louisville, STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and events including the Super Bowl, World Series, U. S. Open, Kentucky Derby, NHL, MLB and NBA All-Star Games and the GRAMMY® Awards. For details, visit www.levyrestaurants.com.
About Professional Sports Catering
Professional Sports Catering is the only full service food & beverage company that focuses on Minor League Baseball and Spring Training venues. Tom Dickson launched the company in 2005 to serve the needs of minor league baseball teams across the country. The PSC business model focuses on high quality, fresh, cooked-before-your-eyes food and an almost obsessive level of customer service and partnership with its clients.
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