This company makes a lot of concessions when it comes to selling hot dogs and sodas. Delaware North is a leading provider of food services and hospitality at airports, sports stadiums, and tourist destinations across the US and in a handful of other countries. The company oversees concessions at more than 50 major and minor league sporting arenas, and it owns Boston's TD Garden arena. Delaware North also manages concessions and retail operations at more than 30 airports, provides hospitality services at several tourist destinations, and runs racing and gaming operations in half a dozen states. In all, family-owned Delaware North operates at 300 locations and serves 500 million guests a year.
Delaware North currently operates in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK, and the US. The company has had operations on virtually every continent, including Africa, Europe, and Asia.
Sales and Marketing
Delaware North's sports concessions unit boasts an impressive list of clients, including Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Soldier Field in Chicago, and famed Wembley National Stadium in the UK. Its parks and resorts division serves tourists at such destinations as the Grand Canyon, and Yellowstone National Park. The division also manages the visitor complex at Kennedy Space Center, which rang up its biggest sales day in mid-2011 when Atlantis blasted off as NASA's final shuttle launch.