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Aramark Kicks-off Football Season with the Debut of the 30 Hottest New Menu Items across the NFL


Aramark tackles fans' cravings with more than 30 new options and
increased healthy choices

Are you ready for some football? Aramark
(NYSE:ARMK), the food service provider that partners with more NFL
teams, and serves more football fans than any other hospitality company,

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Aramark, the food service provider that partners with more NFL teams and serves more football fans than any other hospitality company, is kicking off football season with the debut of the 30 hottest new menu items across the NFL, including these Buffalo Chicken Tacos from Heinz Field. (Photo: Business Wire)

To prepare for the upcoming season, where they will serve more than six
million football fans, Aramark's culinary and innovation teams explored
local food trends and dove into fan feedback and consumer insights, to
create unique menu items reflecting each city's local flavors and
signature tastes.

"We're committed to enhancing fans' game day by creating a dining
experience that offers great tasting, high quality, convenient and
personalized menu options, that also includes healthy options, for those
that want them," said Carl Mittleman, President of Aramark's Sports and
Entertainment division. "We challenge our culinary team to create an
innovative menu and this year's lineup features some unique items that
are sure to get fans excited."

Taco Trios

The only thing better than one taco is three! This season, Aramark will
serve signature taco trios, influenced by the hometown team, city or its

  • Battle Red Tacos (NRG Stadium) – Flamin'
    Hot Cheetos-crusted chicken tenders, mango pico de gallo, Sriracha
    mayonnaise, flour tortilla.
  • Bay Spice Brisket Tacos (Raymond James
    Stadium) – Spice-crusted brisket, queso fresco, radish, cilantro
    crema, jalapeno slaw, flour tortilla.
  • Buffalo Chicken Tacos (Heinz Field) –
    Buffalo chicken, spicy blue cheese sauce, shredded lettuce, shaved
    celery, red onion, flour tortilla.
  • Chesapeake Tacos (M&T Bank Stadium) – Old
    Bay pulled chicken, Maryland crab dip, corn salsa, cheddar jack
    cheese, purple corn tortilla.
  • Chipotle Chicken Tacos (U.S. Bank
    Stadium) – Chipotle chicken, coleslaw, lime sauce, flour tortilla.
  • Elote Chicken Tacos (Arrowhead Stadium) –
    Hatch chile-braised chicken, roasted corn pico de gallo, Cotija
    cheese, corn cake.
  • Mojo Pork Tacos (Lincoln Financial Field)
    – Mojo-style chopped pork, queso blanco cheese sauce, pickled diced
    red onions, cilantro, long hot pepper hot sauce, fried flour tortillas.
  • Pork Belly Tacos (Soldier Field) –
    Bulgogi (Korean-style grilled meat) marinated braised pork belly,
    daikon and carrot Asian-style slaw, grilled scallions, Sriracha pepper
    sauce, flour tortilla.
  • Roasted Pork Tacos (Paul Brown Stadium) –
    Roasted pork, salsa verde, roasted street corn, BBQ chips, flour
  • Smokehouse Chicken Tacos (FirstEnergy
    Stadium) – Hickory-smoked coriander chicken, chili-spiked pepper jack
    queso, Ohio sweet corn pico de gallo, habanero cilantro crema, flour


  • Cubano (U.S. Bank Stadium) – House cured
    and roasted pork Cubano with shaved ham, Swiss, house garlic, pickles,
    mustard, local Cuban roll.
  • Kielbasa Cheesesteak (M&T Bank Stadium) –
    Sliced Dietz and Watson kielbasa, mixed with peppers, onions and
    sauerkraut, American cheese, hoagie roll.
  • Kingdom Inferno Chicken Sandwich (Arrowhead
    Stadium) – Hand-breaded chicken tenders, Carolina reaper pepper mayo,
    pepper jack cheese, sliced jalapenos, Buffalo sauce, brioche bun.
  • Market Bar-B-Que Smoked Brisket (U.S.
    Bank Stadium) – House smoked brisket, classic sauce, caramelized
    onions, coleslaw, garlic butter toasted bun, with kettle chips on the
  • Pimento Cheese Melt (Raymond James
    Stadium) – Pimento cheese and thick Applewood bacon, Texas toast.
  • Texas Smoked Meatball Sub (NRG Stadium) –
    Hickory smoked meatballs on a sub roll.

Hot Dogs and More

  • Beef Rib (NRG Stadium) – House-smoked
    large beef rib.
  • Chicago Hot Chicken Fries (Soldier Field)
    – Seasoned popcorn chicken, beer cheese, signature hot sauce, crumbled
    blue cheese, carrot-celery slaw, cool ranch drizzle.
  • Franco Harris Pizzeria "Pro Bowler"
    (Heinz Field) – Artisan dough, whole milk mozzarella, San Marzano
    tomato sauce, Parma pepperoni, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil.
  • Jamaican Jerk Sausage (Arrowhead Stadium)
    – Jerk pork sausage, habanero mango slaw, crispy plantains, toasted
    New England bun.
  • North Shore Huluski (Heinz Field) –
    Potato cheese pierogis, kielbasa, braised cabbage.
  • Tennessee Hot Chicken Mac & Cheese
    (Arrowhead Stadium) – Classic mac & cheese, Tennessee hot popcorn
    chicken, hot sauce simmered onions.
  • Teriyaki Beef Tater Tots (Paul Brown
    Stadium) – Tater tots, teriyaki marinated skirt steak, Asian slaw,
    Sriracha BBQ sauce.
  • Traditional Sonoran Hot Dog (Paul Brown
    Stadium) – Bacon wrapped all-beef black angus foot long hot dog, pinto
    beans, white onions, tomatoes, fresh jalapenos, mustard, mayonnaise,
    salsa verde, queso fresco, traditional Bollilo roll.

Vegan and Vegetarian Options

As part of Aramark's Healthy
for Life 20 By 20 initiative
, and ongoing commitment to providing
fans with greater variety, choice and access to healthier menu options,
Aramark continues to expand vegan and vegetarian options in the stadiums
it serves.

  • Beyond Burger (Arrowhead Stadium) – Vegan
    burger, arugula, tomato, red onion, toasted bun.
  • Grilled Veggies and Hummus Flat Bread
    (Paul Brown Stadium) – Fresh, grilled seasonal veggies, hummus spread,
    cauliflower crust.
  • Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos (U.S.
    Bank Stadium)
  • Vegan Sausage (Arrowhead Stadium) –
    Cauliflower/walnut/wild rice sausage in vegan casing, maple walnut
    tapenade, cran-apple slaw, toasted New England bun.

Aramark partners with premier restaurateurs and top local and celebrity
chefs, including several James Beard Award winning chefs, who will be
introducing new offerings at stadiums this season. Among Aramark's
culinary partners at NFL stadiums are Andrew Zimmern, Chris Shepherd,
David Chang, David Morton, Gavin Kaysen, Jimmy Bannos Jr., Jonathon
Sawyer, Michael Symon, Rocco Whalen, Ronnie Killen and other celebrity
chefs from across the country.

  • B-Spot Red Zone Bratwurst (Michael
    Symon, FirstEnergy Stadium) – Beer bratwurst, caraway Cleveland kraut,
    spicy mustard and Tony Paco's pickles.
  • Fuku Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich
    (David Chang, Lincoln Financial Field) – Habanero brined thigh served
    on a Martin's potato roll and garnished with pickles and butter.
  • Fuku Fingers and Fries (David
    Chang, Lincoln Financial Field) – Crispy chicken breast paired with
    sweet jalapeño-seasoned fries; choice of house made honey mustard or
  • Georgia James Carved Roast Beef Sandwich
    with Wedge Slaw
    (Chris Shepherd, NRG Stadium) – 44 Farms beef,
    horseradish cream, pickled red onions, blue cheese, bacon, onion,

Game Day Innovation

Aramark is on the forefront of stadium innovation, with the launch of
the following concepts, which are all the first of their kind in an NFL

  • Tour de Taps – Aramark's new fleet of
    Beer Cycles — three-wheeled, mobile and interactive beer bikes — will
    offer an additional location for fans to purchase beer. The carts will
    serve two varieties of draft beer, are designed with the local team's
    colors and will be stationed in general concessions areas in each NFL
    stadium Aramark serves.
  • Compostable Peanut Bag – Aramark is
    committed to stopping waste before it is created and debuted the first-ever
    pre-packed compostable peanut bag
    at a professional sports venue
    last season. The compostable peanut bag was recognized and awarded
    Green Sport Alliance's Innovator of the Year award, and will be
    available at Arrowhead Stadium and U.S Bank Stadium this football

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, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle
Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Photos of Aramark's new NFL menu items can be downloaded here.

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world
champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the
world's leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and
cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around
the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and
nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food,
facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social
responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse
workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our
environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as
one of the World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an
employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn
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