- Centreplate to serve as the DW Stadium’s new concourse catering providers.
- The North American company has extensive sporting arena experience.
- Jonathan Jackson: “We are delighted to begin our partnership with Centreplate.”
Wigan Athletic and the DW Stadium are delighted to announce that Centerplate has become the stadium’s new concourse catering providers, with immediate effect.
Centerplate partners with more than 300 premier event venues across the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for catering, retail and hospitality services. The company, whose experience includes design and award-winning operations for high profile professional venues and events ranging from the Super Bowl to the Premier League, will assist with design and construction as well as new menus and service offerings.
Andy Birch, DW Stadium Operations Manager, said: “We researched several different companies and we feel that Centreplate's experience and vision will play a critical role in bringing about the changes we would like to see at the DW.
“The improvements that Centreplate will provide will evolve over time as they modernise the provision of our concourse services over the coming weeks.”
Adrian Dishington, Chief Operating Officer of Centerplate’s UK Division, said: “We are extremely excited to partner with the club, to bring to life its vision for matchday experiences through new design, menus and service offerings.”
Jonathan Jackson, Wigan Athletic Chief Executive Officer, added: “We listened to our supporters as part of the process of selecting caterers for the DW Stadium.
“It became clear as part of that process that changes were required in terms of both the choices offered, customer service and the presentation of the facilities on the concourses.
“Centerplate is a very experienced company and international catering brand who work in many different areas and we are delighted to begin our partnership with them.
“We also remain committed to providing value for money for our supporters on match day and look forward to working with Centerplate.”