SEATTLE, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A force of nature on the mound, Mariners great Randy Johnson was known simply as the "Big Unit." Today, Centerplate proudly provided the hospitality for the "Big Unit's" big day as Johnson and former Mariners stand out Dan Wilson were inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame. A luncheon featuring the two inductees, plus other members of the Mariners Hall of Fame, was open to the public today and drew five hundred and fifty fans. For Centerplate, hospitality partner to the Seattle Mariners, it was a point of great pride to be invited to host the Hall of Fame luncheon.
"It was an honor to be a part of this special day," said Centerplate's General Manager, Steve Dominguez. "Centerplate helped to provide a special event for all guests and all of the Hall of Famers."
Other attending Mariners Hall of Fame members included Alvin Davis, and Edgar Martinez. There were also several videotaped messages from former players and teammates. Held in the outfield at Safeco Field, the lunch featured an Italian-themed menu created especially for the event by Centerplate chefs.
Johnson and Wilson will be officially inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame during a pre-game ceremony Saturday, July 28th.
Centerplate crafts and delivers "Craveable Experiences. Raveable Results." in over 250 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues across North America – annually serving over 100 million guests. Centerplate has provided event hospitality services to 15 official U.S. Presidential Inaugural Balls, 13 Super Bowls, 20 World Series, the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and the largest plated dinner in history at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Centennial Celebration. The company was recently named the fastest growing hospitality group in the country by Nation's Restaurant News. Visit the company online at www.centerplate.com