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Wolverines, Sodexo Debut New Menu Items for 2019 Season at Michigan Stadium

August 16, 2019

New offerings feature locally-curated partnerships for both general concourse and suite areas

Ann Arbor, Mich. (August 15, 2019) — As excitement builds for the 2019 Michigan Football season, the Michigan Wolverines and Sodexo, the team’s hospitality partner, have unveiled new food and beverage items for fans to enjoy at Michigan Stadium, one of the country’s classic, most iconic sporting facilities. The new offerings feature new twists on longtime Michigan favorites and new items that will enhance what is already regarded as a top-notch culinary experience for the home crowd and visitors alike.

“We are extremely excited about not only the upcoming football games but all of the new items available for Wolverine fans. We continue to emphasize locally sourced products and partners combined in unique ways to offer fans a wide variety of options,” said Jon Collier, Sodexo General Manager. “Today’s fans have high expectations for their gameday food and our team is prepared to deliver an exceptional experience each and every day this season.”

Sodexo Executive Chef Don Feldkamp, with 20+ years of culinary experience, hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan – home of the Maize and Blue. Serving the catering operation for the largest stadium in the country, seating over 107,000, Chef Don possesses an acute attention to detail overseeing the premium suites, club level seating, media, private parties and more. The entire team works closely with the Wolverines’ athletic department to create an exceptional culinary and fan experience, elevating traditional stadium fare every Saturday.

The new suite offerings also include:

  • Germack Trail Mix: Signature Big House blend of roasted fancy nuts, bacon and cheddar snack mix with maize and blue chocolates
  • 7-Layer Dip: Layers of guacamole, refried beans, black beans, pico de gallo, black olives, cheddar cheese, sour cream and scallions
  • Maize Corn Dip: Cheesy sweet corn dip served with blue corn tortilla chips
  • Kicken Chicken Egg Rolls: Mini crispy buffalo chicken egg rolls served with bleu cheese and ranch dipping sauce
  • Chicken Quesadilla: Seasoned chicken, Colby jack cheese in a grilled tortilla served with fresh Pico de Gallo, sour cream and guacamole
  • Caprese Bread: Blistered tomato, basil and smoked mozzarella served on toasted baguette
  • Pierogies: Local made potato and cheese pierogis topped with applewood smoked bacon and caramelized onion served with a side of jalapenos and sour cream
  • Asian Crab Cakes: Jumbo lump crab, scallions, ginger and fresh lime, golden fried, served with sriracha aioli
  • Thai Crunch Salad: Bok choy with crisp vegetables, rice noodles and sesame dressing
  • Provencal Potato Salad: Roasted fingerling potatoes lightly dressed with mustard vinaigrette tossed with green beans, onion, tomato
  • Big House Chili Con Carne: Chipotle chili, sirloin steak, chorizo sausage, tomatoes, onions, peppers and beans
  • Pork Carnitas Tacos: Tender pulled pork served with avocado slaw, spicy aioli and fresh local tortilla shells
  • Beef Sliders: Special in-house hand pattied beef blend served on soft rolls with caramelized onion and sharp cheddar
  • BBQ Beef: Braised beef tossed with our signature sweet and Smokey BBQ sauce served with crispy onions and soft rolls
  • Sweet Potato Stack: Marinated grilled vegetables served on a wheat roll with lemon garlic hummus, sliced avocado, sweet potatoes, arugula and goat cheese
  • Smashmouth Club Sub: Thinly sliced Dearborn ham, deli turkey, roast beef and salami accompanied by giardiniera, lettuce, tomato, spicy pickles and our house made sub sauce

The new concessions offerings include:

*NEW* Ignition Burger Stand Hand formed fresh signature blend burgers

  • The Big Hero: Steak Burger topped with gyro meat, jalepeno cheese sauce, hot pepper relish, tzatziki sauce and onion rings
  • Brisket Cheeseburger: Steak burger topped with BBQ beef brisket, Monterey jack cheese sauce, garlic mayo and slaw
  • Chili Cheeseburger: Steak burger topped with chili sauce, cheddar cheese, sauce and onion rings
  • Cuban Burger: Steak burger topped with smoked ham, Monterey jack cheese sauce, pickles and spicy brown mustard
  • Steak Cheeseburger: Steak burger topped with cheddar cheese sauce

*NEW* Loaded Waffle Fries Stand

  • Loaded Carnitas Waffle Fries: Waffle fries topped with BBQ pulled pork, sharp cheddar cheese sauce and slaw
  • Loaded Smokey Brisket Waffle Fries:  fries topped with beef brisket, sharp cheddar cheese sauce and slaw
  • Loaded Gyro Waffle Fries: Waffle fries topped with gyro meat, Monterey jack cheese sauce, fire roasted salsa and feta cheese
  • Loaded Philly Cheese Steak Waffle Fries: Waffle fries topped with Philly steak, sharp cheddar cheese sauce and slaw
  • Loaded Barbacoa Fries: Mango habanero seasoned waffle fries topped with barbecoa, jalapeno cheese sauce, peppers, onions & jalapenos

Impossible Burgers: delicious plant-based meat for fans to enjoy

Tot Spot Stand

  • Classic Totchos: with nacho cheese, bacon bits, green onion, diced tomatoes, diced onions, sour cream
  • Meat Lovers Totchos: pepperoni and Bacon Bits
  • Pulled Pork & Slaw Totchos
  • Chili Cheese Totchos

Local Michigan Food Trucks and Tastes also will have new options for fans, such as:

  • Ben’s Soft Pretzels (Block M Pretzel)
  • Modern Grill (Greek Food)
  • Kona Ice
  • RJ’s Heavenly Delights
  • Cynt-Sational Eats
  • Which Wich
  • Rays Red Hots
  • Detroit Dough

About Sodexo at the University of Michigan

Sodexo provides food service, accommodations and facilities management services to over 700 universities, colleges and independent schools in the United States. With nearly 50 years of experience, Sodexo focuses on improving the student experience through integrated services that promote and enhance quality of life. Connect via Twitter (@umichgamefood), Instagram (@umichgamefood) or Facebook (Facebook.com/umichgamefood).

Media Contacts

Paul Pettas, Communications Director, Sodexo USA Paul.pettas@centerplate.com

Dasha Ross-Smith, Public Relations Director, Sodexo USA Dasha.ross-smith@sodexo.com

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