EAST ELMHURST, N.Y., June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Todd English Enterprises and Centerplate officially released a newly enhanced menu for Figs by Todd English, the dining destination in LaGuardia Airport Central Terminal B. This includes a brand new slate of diverse options for travelers created especially for the airport.
Centerplate, the leading hospitality partner to hundreds of North America's premier venues, worked closely with English and his team to create an experience that is worthy of the distinguished New York food scene. This includes a new lunchbox offering, which will be rolled out in the months ahead.
"Having an enhanced menu at Figs only adds to the traveler experience, and makes it easier for people to enjoy a good, locally sourced meal during their time here," said Centerplate Executive Vice President Sal Ferrulo.
Todd English added, "Traveling as much as I do, I understand how small things can make a big difference. It's why our new menu and plans for a new lunchbox were created - to make travel at LaGuardia a great experience. Working alongside Centerplate and LaGuardia Gateway Partners is a privilege and I'm excited to see how well the new menu is received."
"With our focus on exceptional guest experience, we are thrilled that Figs has debuted their new menu," said Ed Baklor, Chief Commercial Officer of LaGuardia Gateway Partners, the new operator and redeveloper of LaGuardia Central Terminal B.
Follow the new Figs LaGuardia on Instagram at @FigsLaGuardia.
New menu highlights for Figs diners include:
- Crispy Semolina Calamari – garlic butter, lemon-cherry pepper aioli
- Roasted Cauliflower Pizza – cauliflower pureé, caramelized onions, fresh mozzarella, baby spinach, Applewood bacon, tomato oil
- Fig and Prosciutto Pizza – sliced prosciutto di parma, baby arugula, gorgonzola, fig jam
- Frizzled Onions – frizzled onion "Fritto", A1 Steakhouse style aioli
- Miso Roasted Salmon – Napa cabbage salad, artichoke, tomato, olive-citrus dressing
- Porchetta Cubano Panini – roasted pork loin, country ham, gruyere, house pickles, honey mustard aioli
- Texas Mule – New Amsterdam vodka, peach liquer, lime juice, jalapeño slice, ginger beer
- Whiskey Smash – Bulleit bourbon, elderflower liquer, lime juice, syrup, mint leaves
About Todd English
Todd English is a renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television star, based in Boston and New York City. English is a four-time James Beard Award winner and inductee into the James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America." Todd has authored four critically acclaimed cookbooks, created the record-breaking The Todd English Collection housewares line – now available on EVINE Live – and hosted the Emmy-nominated and James Beard award winning PBS travel series Food Trip with Todd English. Todd English Enterprises includes over twenty innovative restaurants spanning the country and abroad, and is most well-known for his Mediterranean restaurant Olives, in Las Vegas, Abu Dhabi and the Bahamas; Figs with 2 Boston locations, LaGuardia Airport, and Kuwait; and the Todd English Food Hall in New York and Manila. A dedicated philanthropist, Todd is involved with several local and national charities including Big Brother, Share Our Strength, The Food Bank of NYC, Family Reach, City Harvest, No Kid Go Hungry and is an honorary board member at Bakes for Breast Cancer. Recently, Todd established The Wendy English Breast Cancer Research Foundation in honor of his sister. For more information, visit: www.ToddEnglish.com, follow on Twitter @ChefToddEnglish, on Instagram @ChefToddEnglish and like on Facebook at facebook.com/ChefToddEnglish.
About LaGuardia Gateway Partners
LaGuardia Gateway Partners was selected by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to deliver an extensive capital redevelopment project at LaGuardia Airport that will provide world-class terminal facilities and operations for passengers and airlines. LaGuardia Gateway Partners is composed of Vantage Airport Group, Skanska and Meridiam for development and equity investment; SkanskaWalsh as the design build joint venture; HOK and WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff for design; and Vantage Airport Group for management of the terminal operations. LaGuardia Gateway Partners' members have worked on more than 350 aviation and transportation projects globally and domestically, including international airports in New York (John F. Kennedy), Chicago, Doha, Delhi, Los Angeles, Santiago, and Nassau. For more information, visit www.laguardiacentral.com or follow on Twitter at @LGACentral
Centerplate is a global leader in live event hospitality, "Making It Better To Be There®" for more than 116 million guests each year at more than 300 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues across North America, Europe and the United Kingdom. Centerplate has provided event hospitality services to more than 30 official U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, 14 Super Bowls and 22 World Series. Visit the company online at Centerplate.com, connect via Twitter @centerplate, Instagram @Centerplate_ or Facebook.com/centerplate.
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