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Hague can’t shake dog-abuse video, resigns from Centerplate

Des Hague has stepped down as CEO of concessionaire Centerplate after public criticism of his behavior involving dog abuse failed to be quieted by previous disciplinary actions. This morning Centerplate’s board of directors announced that Chris Verros has been appointed to the role of acting president and chief executive officer, effective immediately, following the resignation […]

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Centerplate CEO censured after dog-abuse video surfaces

After video surface showing Centerplate CEO Des Hague abusing a dog, the company has censured Hague, placed him on probation and set the conditions for continued employment. Here’s the statement from Centerplate’s Board of Directors: Centerplate Issues Statement Following Internal Review of Animal Cruelty Incident Involving CEO Des Hague—Censures, Penalizes and Places CEO on Indefinite […]

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Mariners upgrading concessions: “the anti-fast food”

The Seattle Mariners are upgrading concessions at Safeco Field once again; the team that brought us ballpark sushi and the Ichiroll is bringing in three celebrity chefs to upgrade Bullpen Market food offerings in 2011. Centerplate, the team’s concessionaire, has hired national celebrity chefs Ethan Stowell, Roberto Santibañez and Bill Pustari to oversee new food […]

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