Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

FEB 2019

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FEBRUARY 2019 • FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES • 99 facility design p r o j e c t o f t h e m o n t h I mpact Field — a new ballpark in suburban Chicago and home of the Chicago Dogs, an independent minor league baseball team — brings a new dimension to the enter- tainment district in Rose- mont, Ill. The team played its first home game at Impact Field on May 25 of last year. "We spared no expense to build the $63 million complex," says Bradley A. Stephens, mayor of Rose- mont. The complex, named after Impact Networking, a Lake Forest, Ill.–based com- pany specializing in business process optimization, con- tains 6,300 seats, a 360-de- gree open concourse and 800 stadium garage parking spaces. Professional Sports Catering, a division of Levy, manages the on-site foodser- vice offerings. A full-service kitchen resides on the field level with cooking taking place at the majority of the concession stands. Foodser- vice options include Rivers Stadium Club, seven private suites, six party terraces, six branded concessions around the perimeter of the ballpark on the concourse level and remote concession booths. Branded concession areas in- clude two Flash Point Grill sites, Wieners Circle, Pies, Sweet and Salsa. Under a 20-year lease agreement for the village- owned stadium, Chicago Dogs co-owners Shawn Hunter and Steven Gluckstern had to find Foodservice plays a major role in attracting fans to this minor league ballpark in Rosemont, Ill. By Donna Boss Photos courtesy of Professional Sports Catering FLEXIBLE DESIGN A HOME RUN AT IMPACT FIELD

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