Tigers andDelaware North Companies unveil new items

DETROIT (March 21, 2014) - The Detroit Tigers and food, beverage and retail services partner Delaware North Companies Sportservice today announced several new menu items for the 2014-15 season at Comerica Park.

In the Tigers Food Court, four new hot dogs have been added to the Topped Dogs stand: the Slaw Dog (natural casing frank with Coney chili and coleslaw), the Pork & Beans Dog (natural casing frank with baked beans, cheddar cheese and bacon), the Late Night Dog (natural casing frank with fried egg, bacon and cheddar cheese) and the Poutine Dog (natural casing frank with French fries, cheese curds and beef gravy).

Also in the Tigers Food Court, the Mexican Stand will now feature a Burrito Bowl (a fried tortilla shell filled with lettuce, cilantro lime rice, roasted corn, black beans and slow-braised chicken or taco meat, topped with pico de gallo and cheddar cheese; a meatless bowl is also available).

The Taco Cart, which is near section 135 on level one, has been bolstered with Street Tacos -- corn or flour tortillas with slow-roasted chicken, pork or beef barbacoa topped with pico de gallo and cheddar and Cojita cheeses, garnished with onion, cilantro, lime and taco chili sauce.

"Our culinary team is constantly looking to bring Tigers fans the best possible ballpark experience through our food," said Mark Szubeczak, executive chef for Delaware North Companies Sportservice at Comerica Park.

Additional menu items in the suites include Italian Sausage Alforno, Polish Sausage, Tamales, Fajitas, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Burrito Bowls, Turkey Burgers, an Italian Sub (local Italian bread with lettuce, Capicola, Sopressata, Mortadella and provolone cheese, tossed with olive oil and white balsamic vinegar) and the Meatball Trio (an Italian beef meatball with marinara, an Asian BBQ pork meatball and a turkey meatball with cornbread crumb and natural jus).  

About Delaware North Companies Sportservice
Delaware North Companies Sportservice is one of the nation's leading food, beverage and retail management companies. Sportservice provides concessions, gourmet catering and fine dining operations at more than 50 professional sporting venues, entertainment complexes and convention centers across the United States and Canada. Sportservice is the provider of choice for an impressive client roster including the World Series, the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball's All-Star games, Stanley Cup Championships and the Olympic Games.

For more than 90 years, Sportservice has demonstrated that it knows what it takes to effectively develop, operate and manage multi-faceted kitchens, restaurants, suites, fine dining and retail facilities in order to meet the changing demands of today's fans. From introducing new healthy, organic food selections and creative cuisine for twists on the traditional fare, Sportservice continues to innovate and enhance the fan experience.

About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the largest and most admired privately held hospitality companies in the world. Founded and owned by the Jacobs family for nearly 100 years, it is a global leader in hospitality and food service. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies has revenue exceeding $2.7 billion annually and 55,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com.