A new food and beverage lineup awaits fans of the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts

GAITHERSBURG, Md., (September 7, 2022) – Sodexo Live!, hospitality partner to the world’s most iconic venues, revealed today the new food, beverage and hospitality experiences fans can look forward to during the 2022 NFL season for its venue partners. 

The new menus and offerings are inspired by a best-in-class culinary team that travels the country trend-hunting for the latest inspirations. Each program is rooted in a desire to capture local flavors and restaurant partners, so that fans can get a true foodie tour of the city when gameday rolls around.

“For us, there is no offseason. We are always tweaking and bettering our programs to ensure they best connect with fans who come to enjoy the in-person experience at stadiums this fall,” said Steve Pangburn, CEO, Sodexo Live! North America. “With the support of such forward-facing visionary team partners, we are excited to help usher a new era for football fans.”

Hard Rock Stadium Highlights 

Executive Chef Dayanny De La Cruz
Home of the Miami Dolphins 

  • New Guest Chef Series: Participants to collaborate on a creative dining experience featuring each chef’s signature style and flavors in The Nine Club and The 72 Club
    • La Mar: Diego Oka
    • Itamae / BSide Sushi: Valerie, Nando, and Papa Chang
    • Cote (recent Michelin Star recipient): David Shim
    • Stage Kitchen/Ela: Pushkar Marathe
    • Casa Isola/Patio Isola: Jose Mendin + Santo Angello
    • Café La Trova/La Canita/Sweet Liberty: Michelle Bernstein
  • New specialty cocktails available in both clubs:
    • Sunday Afternoon Fizz: Hendricks Gin, Cucumber, Lime, Tonic 
    • 72 Mule: Organika Vodka, Pineapple, Ginger, Lime
    • Spice & Ice: Milagro Tequila, Jalapeno, Agave, Lime
  • Outside of Hard Rock’s doors, the new Fountain Plaza Tailgate serves as a gathering space for fans to eat, drink and enjoy the game. Entry is free for fans with game day tickets or $20 for an individual pass that includes viewing desk access and a ride on the Heineken Highline. 
  • A new partnership with CHEQ, the world's first social payments platform, allows for in-seat food and beverage delivery in select sections. Self-service kiosks have also been added in high-traffic locations, and CHEQ also allows fans and friends outside the stadium to send items to those inside. 
  • A new partnership with REEF will provide two new outposts where food can be pre-ordered and picked up. REEF is the largest operator of mobility real estate and delivery-only kitchens in North America, and this will be their first food-related stadium activation.

Caesars Superdome Highlights

Executive Chef Lenny Martinsen 
Home of the New Orleans Saints

  • Three Cheese Mac & Cheese topped with Roast Beef Debris
  • Fried Brussel Sprouts with Onion Jam and Hollandaise Sauce
  • Triple Stack Burger (double stack cheeseburger with a signature sausage patty with lettuce, tomato and special sauce)
  • BBQ Double Stack Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Slow Roasted Prime Rib Sandwich with Caramelized Onions and Horseradish Sauce
  • Pan Seared Crab Cake Sliders with Mirliton Slaw 
  • Chilled Sesame Tuna served with Siracha Aioli and Wakami Cole Slaw
  • Artichoke Beignets with Arugula and a Thai Chili Sauce
  • A new partnership with Waitr, soon to be known as ASAP, will allow fans in select sections to order food and beverages from their phones using the ASAP app.

Lucas Oil Stadium Highlights

Executive Chef Shimelis Adem 
Home of the Indianapolis Colts 

  • Created with All-Pro Linebacker Shaquille Leonard, The Maniac Burger of the Game, will rotate for each Colts home game and be themed to the opposing team’s city’s signature food. Proceeds from each burger sold at Lucas Oil Stadium will go to the Maniac Foundation.
  • Defensive Tackle Grover Stewart’s dish called Grover Stewart’s Kitchen Sink Wings, which were the talk around Indy when featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks last year, feature his top-secret home recipe.
  • Updated kids’ menu including items like Mini Corn Dogs and Nutella Berry Crunch Sandwiches.
  • New featured matchup gameday specials like smoked brisket nachos for the Houston Texans game or “City of Angels Santa Maria” steak street tacos for the Los Angeles Chargers game.
  • For guests 21 and older in the clubs and suites, a new partnership with iconic local restaurant St. Elmo Steak House expands wine offerings, as well as Sweetens Cove Tennessee Bourbon, backed by Colts’ legend Peyton Manning.

Media Contacts

Amy Procaccini
Strategic Brand Communications Manager, Sodexo Live! 

About Sodexo Live!

Sodexo Live! manages prestigious conference, cultural, and sporting venues and major events all over the world. With 40,000 employees and 500 sites, Sodexo Live! offers clients a range of bespoke catering, sales, and event management services, helping to transform the consumer experience into unforgettable memories. Sodexo Live! commits to unlocking customers’ full potential while favoring local communities. Sodexo Live! contributes to the success of prestigious events such as Royal Ascot, the Tour de France, the Rugby World Cup and soon the Paris 2024 Games, and showcases exceptional venues such as the Eiffel Tower Restaurants, Bateaux Parisiens, Yachts de Paris, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the Hard Rock Stadium, the Scottish National Gallery, and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

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