ARAMARK To Provide Catering Services At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center In Rosemont, Illinois

Agreement expands ARAMARK's 34-year relationship with Village of Rosemont

Jan 23, 2013, 11:00 ET from ARAMARK

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARAMARK, a leading provider of hospitality services, today announced a partnership with the Village of Rosemont, Illinois to provide Donald E. Stephens Convention Center with a comprehensive food and beverage program.

ARAMARK Sports and Entertainment, which will operate under the name Rosemont Catering Company, will provide a full range of food and beverage services, including catering and retail food outlets, for the convention center's 840,000 square feet of exhibition space, conference center and ballroom.

The announcement expands ARAMARK's relationship with the Village of Rosemont, which dates back to 1979, when ARAMARK began managing the food and beverage program for Allstate Arena.  Today, in addition to the arena, ARAMARK also provides concessions for The Dome at the Ballpark and The Ballpark at Rosemont.

"The Village of Rosemont has had a long-standing and successful partnership with ARAMARK and we are pleased to continue this relationship with them as our partner at the convention center," said Christopher R. Stephens, Executive Director, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

"We are excited to expand our partnership with the Village of Rosemont to include the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center," said Scott McGinn, District Manager, ARAMARK Sports and Entertainment. "We look forward to working closely with the center's leadership to further enhance the building's reputation of providing the Chicago area with a top quality food and beverage experience for meeting, tradeshow and convention attendees and other event guests."

ARAMARK partners with more than 20 convention centers throughout North America.

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