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Aramark Loads the Bases with More Than 40 New Menu Items for Opening Day


Dressed Up Tater Tots, Better for You Options and Innovative
Technology Among the Many New Offerings Debuting at MLB Ballparks This

Major League Baseball's Opening Day is just around the corner, and Aramark
(NYSE:ARMK), the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine MLB
teams, is unveiling its 2019 ballpark menu highlights, full of new takes
on ballpark favorites and better-for-you options. New technology and
innovative concepts will debut to further drive fan engagement.

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Aramark, the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine MLB teams, is unveiling its 2019 ballpa ...

Aramark, the award-winning food and beverage partner of nine MLB teams, is unveiling its 2019 ballpark menu highlights, full of new takes on ballpark favorites, like this Prime Rib Steak Sandwich, from Minute Maid Park. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Our chefs spent the off-season developing new recipes and innovative
concepts to further enhance the game day dining experience for fans,"
said Carl Mittleman, President of Aramark's Sports and Entertainment
division. "With a focus on quality, health, convenience and
personalization, the new menu items we are introducing offer something
for everyone and are sure to be a hit with fans."

Here are some of the new menu items Aramark is introducing for the 2019

Topped Tots:

  • Brisket Topped Tots (Kauffman Stadium) – Tater tots, smoked
    brisket, white queso, BBQ sauce and green onions.
  • Buffalo Chicken Topped Tots (Fenway Park) – Tater tots, Buffalo
    chicken, blue cheese and chives.
  • Cheesy Bacon Topped Tots (Citizens Bank Park) – Tater tots,
    American cheese sauce, bacon, shredded cheddar jack cheese and diced
  • Cinnamon Chipotle Topped Tots (PNC Park) – Tater tots, cinnamon
    chipotle spiced pulled pork, green & red onions and chipotle maple
  • Elote Topped Tots (Coors Field) – Tater tots, street corn,
    zesty mayo, cotija cheese, cilantro, cayenne pepper and green chili
  • Loaded Buffalo Topped Tots (Citi Field) – Tater tots, blue
    cheese, celery, carrots and zesty Buffalo sauce.
  • Log Cabin Topped Tots (Rogers Centre) – Tater tots, Canadian
    maple baked beans, bacon, cheddar cheese, green onions, smoked pulled
    pork and sour cream.
  • Smoked Burnt Ends Topped Tots (Minute Maid Park) – Tater tots,
    queso blanco, BBQ sauce, green onions, pickles and smoked pork burnt

Better-for-You Options:

As part of Aramark's Healthy
for Life 20 By 20 initiative
, an ongoing commitment to providing
fans with greater variety, choice and access to healthier menu options,
Aramark continues to expand "better-for-you" options throughout the
ballparks it serves.

  • "32 Ingredient Salad" (Rogers Centre) – Thirty two plant-based
    ingredients including Brussels sprouts, kale, green cabbage, romaine
    lettuce, carrots, butternut squash, red cabbage, white & red quinoa,
    sunflower & pomegranate seeds, orange juice, honey, apple cider
    vinegar, garlic and more (vegan, gluten free).
  • Beyond Burger (Minute Maid Park) – Plant-based Beyond Burger,
    served Caribbean-style, with black beans, avocado pineapple relish and
    Sriracha aioli.
  • Beyond Sausage (Kauffman Stadium) – 100% plant-based sausage
    served with sauerkraut (vegan, gluten free).
  • Marty's V Burger (Citi Field) – Dedicated vegan stand.
    • Original – Beyond Burger with melted cheddar "cheese",
      special sauce, pickles and lettuce.
    • Beyond Bratwurst- Vegan bratwurst.
  • Nourish (Oakland Coliseum) – A portable concession stand
    dedicated to serving healthy fare, including build your own salads,
    rice or quinoa bowls.
  • Quinoa Blueberry Salad (PNC Park) – Red quinoa, chopped hearts
    of palm, spinach, blueberries, cucumbers, carrots, sunflower seeds and
    balsamic dressing.
  • Southwest Inspired Caesar Bowl (Rogers Centre) – Crisp romaine,
    fried tortilla strips, black beans, salsa, quinoa, chickpeas, roasted
    squash, guacamole, cotija cheese and poblano dressing (gluten free,
  • Ultimate Vegetarian Burger (Rogers Centre) – Grilled vegan
    patty, avocado, lettuce, tomato and garlic aioli, on a potato bun.
  • Vegan Lettuce Wraps (Citizens Bank Park) – Curry cauliflower,
    fried chickpeas and coconut milk (vegan).

Not Your Average Ballpark Dog:

  • Bases Loaded Dog (Citi Field) – Nathan's foot long hot dog,
    cheddar fondue, Applewood smoked bacon and green onions, on a potato
  • Bayou City Hot Dog (Minute Maid Park) – Nolan Ryan hot dog,
    smoked pork burnt ends, Rico's cheese sauce, pickle chips, green
    onions and hot BBQ sauce.
  • Chili Cheese Crunch Dog (Citi Field) – Nathan's foot long hot
    dog, beef chili, cheddar cheese, Fritos corn chips and green onions,
    on a potato roll.
  • Fritos Pie Corn Dog (Minute Maid Park) – Foot long hot dog,
    hand dipped in house-made Fritos corn chips batter, queso blanco and
    Texas chili.

Burgers and More:

  • Artisan Chicken Sandwich (Kauffman Stadium) – Grilled or fried
    chicken, roasted garlic aioli, candied bacon, pepper jack cheese,
    heirloom tomato, lettuce, avocado and fried egg, on a split top glazed
  • BBQ Burger (Kauffman Stadium) – Single or double burger, melted
    cheese, smoked pulled pork, onion rings and Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce.
  • Bullpen Burger (Kauffman Stadium) – Angus patty, secret sauce,
    lettuce, tomato and onion, on a toasted buttered bun.
  • Donut Burger (Citizens Bank Park) – Fresh beef burger, cheese,
    bacon and spicy cherry pepper jam, on a glazed donut.
  • King's Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sandwich (Fenway Park) – Pulled
    pork, smoky bacon BBQ sauce, pineapple coleslaw, on a King's Hawaiian
  • Korean BBQ (Kauffman Stadium) – Smoked pork kielbasa, BBQ
    sauce, daikon kimchi slaw.
  • LBLT (Fenway Park) – Fresh lobster meat, crispy bacon, leaf
    lettuce and sliced tomato.
  • Pittsburgh Cone (PNC Park) – Kielbasa, pierogi, Swiss cheese,
    sauerkraut and Russian dressing, in a waffle cone.
  • Shake Shack (Citizens Bank Park) – For the first time, Shake
    Shack is bringing its sit-down restaurant experience to a sports
    venue, with seating for 120 fans, with the new Shake Shack at Citizens
    Bank Park.
    • SmokeShack – Shake Shack burger, bacon, cherry peppers and
  • Shishito Peppers (Coors Field) – Crispy shishito peppers, Thai
    chili vinaigrette, green chili & chorizo queso.
  • Tandoori Chicken Wings (Citizens Bank Park) – Yogurt marinated
    chicken wings, Kashmiri chili pepper, tamarind and scallions.
  • Tenders Love and Chicken Signature Chicken Sandwich (Oakland
    Coliseum, PNC Park) – Country-style fried chicken cutlet, thick cut
    Applewood smoked bacon, Vermont cheddar, Roma tomatoes, leaf lettuce,
    house pickle, herb remoulade, on a sesame seed potato bun.
  • The Champ Sliders (Citi Field) – Chef Patrick Schaeffer's New
    York City Wine & Food Festival Burger Bash 2018 winning burger! Ground
    dry-aged beef, Millionaire's bacon, Cipollini onion agro dolce, sharp
    cheddar cheese fondue, on a potato bun.
  • Prime Rib Steak Sandwich (Minute Maid Park) – Sliced Nolan Ryan
    Beef prime rib, caramelized onions and horseradish cream, on a split
    top bun.
  • Lamb Gyro (Minute Maid Park) – Fresh pita bread, lamb and beef,
    lettuce, tomato, red onion and tzatziki sauce.

Sweet Treats:

  • Chocolate Strawberry Swiss Roll (Kauffman Stadium) – Chocolate
    sponge cake, swirled with strawberry jam and white chocolate mousse,
    rolled in milk chocolate ganache.
  • Banana Splitter (Fenway Park) Vanilla, chocolate and strawberry
    ice cream, banana, hot fudge, sprinkles, whipped cream and a cherry.
  • Funnel Cake Poutine (Rogers Centre) – Deep fried funnel cake
    fries, ice cream, chocolate, caramel and marshmallow.
  • Dulcinea Ice Cream Churro Sandwich (Citi Field) – Churros,
    salted caramel banana ice cream, dulce de leche and Oreo crumbles.
  • PARTY POP Cycle (Oakland Coliseum) – Oversized tricycle,
    outfitted with mini freezer, selling alcohol-infused popsicles for
  • Shipwreck Sundae (PNC Park) – Jumbo marshmallows, coated with
    chocolate and a dusting of graham crackers, and ice cream, in a
    souvenir helmet sundae bowl.
  • Stuf'd S'mores Nutella Bites (Citi Field) – Graham cracker
    crusted challah bread French toast filled with a swirl of Nutella,
    marshmallow fluff and dark chocolate chunks, topped with a maple dulce
    de leche syrup and toasted marshmallow.

Innovative Fan Engagement

Aramark is at the forefront of innovation and has introduced
state-of-the-art amenities to further engage fans and innovate their
food and beverage experience. All ballparks across the portfolio where
Aramark provides food and beverage services will feature innovative
technology as a way for fans to order or check out.

  • Artificial Intelligent check out scanners allows fans to
    quickly and easily complete their transactions.
  • Self-ordering Kiosks allows fans to fully customize and pay for
    their order using touch screen technology.
  • Walk Thru Bru is an express, self-service, grab-and-go beer

Aramark is the proud partner of eleven Major League Baseball teams,
providing food and beverages, retail and/or facilities service to the
Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros,
Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, Oakland A's, Philadelphia Phillies,
Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres and Toronto Blue Jays.


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 work to put our sustainability
goals into action by focusing on initiatives that engage our employees,
empower healthy living, preserve our planet and build local communities.
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