Aviation Press Releases

May 17, 2012

More New Restaurants Coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor

Travelers will have exciting new options as they pass through Terminal 4 to grab a bite to eat or purchase items to go. At yesterday’s Phoenix City Council meeting, the recommended proposal by SSP America received approval for the second food and beverage contract at Sky Harbor’s Terminal 4, which serves 80 percent of the Phoenix Airport’s passengers.

Three companies competed for this new contract: Areas USA PHX, LLC, Host International, Inc. and SSP America, Inc. The SSP America proposal was chosen based on five criteria:

  • Food & Beverage Concepts
  • Financial return to the City
  • Management, Marketing, and Operations Plans and Contracting Arrangements
  • Design/Quality of Tenant Improvements
  • Qualifications and Experience

SSP America, Inc. will begin renovation of the Terminal 4 food and beverage areas in January 2013. This will be the second stage of the Terminal 4 food and beverage upgrade, which includes new restaurants on both sides of security. The new concepts will open in phases through the end of 2013. New restaurants are already open in Terminal 4 with the renovations by HMS Host International, which was awarded the first contract last year. HMS Host International’s new concepts will continue to arrive in Terminal 4 through the end of 2012.

“We are excited to offer high quality local flavors and new dining options to our customers,” said Tamie Fisher, Acting Assistant Aviation Director.

New concepts coming in 2013 from SSP America, Inc. include:

  • America’s Taco Shop
  • Cheuvront Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Culver’s Butter Burgers & Frozen Custard
  • Delux Burger
  • Four Peaks Brewing Company
  • Humble Pie
  • Joes Real BBQ
  • Lola Coffee with Tammie Coe Cakes
  • Lo-Lo's Chicken and Waffles
  • Los Taquitos
  • Matt's Big Breakfast
  • MidCity Kitchen
  • Nocawich
  • Nocawich Express
  • Panda Express
  • Peet's Coffee & Tea with Tammie Coe Cakes
  • Pei Wei
  • Sweet Republic
  • Tammie Coe Sandwiches, Salads & Pastries
  • Wendy's
  • Wildflower Bread Company
  • Yogurtology
  • Zinc Bistro

Concepts coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor this year as part of the first stage from HMS Host International include:

  • Barrio Café
  • Blanco’s Tacos & Tequila
  • Cartel Coffee Bar
  • Chelsea’s Kitchen
  • Cowboy Ciao
  • Dilly’s Deli (Now Open)
  • El Bravo
  • Focaccia Fiorentina (Now Open)
  • La Grande Orange (LGO)
  • la Madeleine
  • McDonald’s
  • Modern Burger
  • NYPD Pizza
  • Olive & Ivy Marketplace
  • Paradise Bakery & Café
  • Press Coffee Food & Wine
  • Sauce (Now Open)
  • Sir Veza’s Taco Garage
  • Starbuck’s (Three new locations now open)

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