BALTIMORE, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As excitement builds for the Baltimore Grand Prix, Centerplate, the leading hospitality provider to North America's premier events, stadiums and convention centers, unveiled today its hospitality plans for the highly anticipated race. As event hospitality partner to the Grand Prix, Centerplate, anticipates serving over 50,000 fans over the race weekend, utilizing its award winning team at the Baltimore Convention Center.
The Baltimore Grand Prix will encompass a 2-mile temporary street circuit traveling through the heart of Baltimore's Downtown, racing past the scenic Inner Harbor and around the Baltimore Convention Center. The race weekend will feature a blend of world-class racing and entertainment, highlighted by the American Le Mans Series Race on Saturday and the IZOD IndyCar Series Race on Sunday.
For this special event, Centerplate has created tailored menus for race fans as well as associated private events including the premium Andretti Club. Notably, Centerplate has developed an expansive menu featuring traditional favorites and the authentic flavors of the Mid-Atlantic region including:
- Carving station- including Steamship Round served with Horseradish Sauce and Stoneground Mustard Aoili
- Sage and Rosemary Rubbed Tom Turkey served with Cranberry Aoili Dijon Mustard and Mayonnaise
- Maryland Lump Crab Cakes
"We are excited to serve as the event hospitality host for this weekend's exciting racing events," said John Dooley, Centerplate's General Manager. "Our exceptional culinary and service teams are eager to provide world-class services for each and every one of our thousands of guests."
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. Last year, the company was named the fastest growing restaurant/ hospitality group in the country by Nation's Restaurant News. Visit the company online at www.centerplate.com.