Levy will elevate Gulf Coast flavors and hospitality, and bring new level of personalized service for show organizers, performers and guests at both venues
BILOXI, Miss. (June 12, 2018) – The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center has selected Levy Convention Centers as the venues’ new exclusive concessions, catering and hospitality strategy partner. The partnership represents a significant investment in making the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center a must-visit place to experience the best tastes, shows, personalities and hospitality the Mississippi Gulf Coast has to offer.
“We were determined to make a massive investment in enhancing our experience for guests and show organizers, and elevating our hospitality approach was absolute top priority,” said Matt McDonnell, Executive Director of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. “Levy is the absolute best in the business at creating incredible culinary and beverage service at venues like ours, and we’re thrilled to partner with them to reimagine the taste and experience of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center.”
“The Mississippi Gulf Coast is one of the most beautiful regions in the country, and the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center has paired that beauty with a rich hospitality tradition to create a truly spectacular guest experience,” said Andy Lansing, President and CEO of Levy. “Our team is already fully immersed in the local culture and is focusing on incorporating fresh Gulf Coast cuisine, ingredients and purveyors, and bringing an incredible variety to our premium hospitality areas.”
Levy’s locally-centered hospitality programs are recognized at premier convention centers and arenas across the country. Its work includes everything from intellectual inspiration and fresh New England seafood in Boston to incredibly welcoming hospitality and island comfort food in Hawaii. Overall, Levy partners with 23 convention centers from coast to coast.
Levy will begin service starting July 1. The partnership will become final with Harrison County Board of Supervisors approval.
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About the Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center is the largest beachfront facility of its kind in the South. A crowd favorite for sports and live entertainment since its opening in 1977. The Coast landmark has played host to Broadway theater, comedians, professional sports, rodeos, festivals, and world-class performances by artists such as Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, and The Eagles. In addition, the state-of-the-art convention facility welcomes meetings, convention, and tradeshows for national and local organizations.
About Levy Convention Centers
Levy Convention Centers is a team of culinary and hospitality specialists who deliver restaurant-quality food, beverage and hospitality to premier event venues across the country. Centered on a passion for food, Levy Convention Centers has been recognized by Food Service Director, International Association of Venue Managers, and the American Culinary Federation. For more, visit www.levyrestaurants.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.