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"SSP's investment in JFK's Terminal 4 underscores our vision to redefine 'airport dining'. Our partnership with IAT has enabled us with the opportunity to provide travelers with 'real food' at one of the most important gateways to the world," said
"JFK IAT, the management company for Terminal 4, is excited to work together with our partner, SSP America, to create a food and beverage program of culinary offerings that reflect the city we live in and, at the same time, to meet the needs of our travelers," said
Terminal 4 is home to 35 international and domestic airlines from 30 countries with an annual passenger volume of approximately 9 million travelers -- over 4.2 million departing passengers.
SSP's renovations are already underway with a diverse range of national and international brands, designed to capture the appetites of the millions of international and domestic passengers traveling through JFK's Terminal 4.
The Palm Bar & Grille, created by The Palm Restaurant, "the nation's classic American steak house" will be one of many brands to debut in 2009, marking its first location in an airport. Founded on Second Avenue in
Pioneering fine gastronomy in airports, the Seafood Bar by Caviar House & Prunier will premiere in the US with its unique contemporary dining style and exquisite menu of Balik smoked salmon, fresh Atlantic seafood and distinctive Prunier farmed and
Founded on the pursuit of providing lighter, healthier and creative pizzas, ZPizza elevates the classic pizza from fast food status to a health conscious gourmet pie. Fire-baked crust, made of 100% certified organic wheat dough, is complemented with
In response to consumer demand for greater dining options and increased space post-security, SSP will add two new sit-down restaurants, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Tigin Irish Pub & Restaurant. Buffalo Wild Wings is a fun, edgy and high energy restaurant with a loyal national following. It offers the perfect venue for overloading the senses with its dynamic audio and visual technology. In addition to its award-winning wings and 14 sauces, Buffalo Wild Wings features an extensive menu ranging from salads to appetizers to burgers.
Providing a familiar face to passengers from
SSP will introduce its two international bakery concepts, Upper Crust, which opened in Spring '09 to rousing success and Panopolis. Upper Crust is recognized around the world for serving authentic French baguettes that are freshly baked through the day, with the emphasis on quality and portability. From mini-ciabatta triangles to pretzel breads, Panopolis' inspiring sandwiches feature an array of artisan bread products filled with premium ingredients.
Panda Express, the nation's leader in Chinese fast-casual restaurants, will also be featured in Terminal 4. Embodying the American dream,
To satisfy the taste buds of specialty coffee lovers, Peet's Coffee & Tea offers a superior and distinctive range of coffees brewed from only the highest quality beans from around the world. Several Peet's locations will open throughout Terminal 4. Remaining true to the original vision of founder
"Today, with an average passenger dwell time over three hours, our goal is to create a relaxing, dining environment for our passengers post-security as well as to enjoy together with their family and friends pre-security. The new program is a win-win for all," according to Ms. Holden.
About Terminal 4
Terminal 4, the 1.5-million-square-foot facility at John F.
The food and beverage concessions at Terminal 4 are part of the 100,000-square-foot shopping mall known as The Shops at Terminal 4.
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