Wishing everyone a Happy 4th of July!
SSP America is a division of SSP — a global leader in creating restaurants where people are on the move.
SSP America is a division of SSP Group, a global leader in the business of creating restaurants, bars, cafés and marches in environments where people are on the move. With over 50 years of experience, SSP's 30,000 employees serve over one million passengers daily in more than 30 countries. Our operations span an estimated 2,000 restaurants across 130 airports and 290 rail stations representing over 500 of the world's best brands. The SSP America team is driven by a shared vision to lead a food travel movement inspiring passengers to view the airport as a culinary destination. Our employees have a passion for bringing the airports we serve exceptional food and inviting hospitality. Our airport partners trust SSP America to deliver a world-class portfolio of brands with broad passenger appeal and lasting commercial viability. Our brands include locally renowned restaurants, national brands with worldwide recognition and our own exclusive brands tailored for each market.
Wishing everyone a Happy 4th of July!
It was a big night for SSP at ACI-NA’s Business of Airports Conference. We took home four awards - Best New F&B Full-Service Concept for 1300 on Fillmore at SFO (1st), Best New Local Concept for Kenny & Zuke's Delicatessen and Market at PDX (1st), Best New F&B Quick-Service for MumFresh at SFO (3rd) and Best New National Brand for Banh Shop at YVR, YYZ and DFW (3rd)! So proud of all the teams and our partners on the ground every day at our airports!
Lots of SSP restaurants on the list of Best Airport Restaurants on Food Network. Congrats to our JFK, BOS, SFO, SAN, PHX, MSP, MSN, TPA, IND and MDW teams.
Don't take off without grabbing food from these chef-driven locales at airports across the country. From sushi to freshly baked cookies, shrimp cocktail to tortas, here are the restaurants that are worth a sprint to the gate.
SSP America is proud to have six bars on this list from Business Insider. We love working with our airport partners to create cool, authentic spaces for passengers that reflect a taste of place. Congratulations to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), John F. Kennedy International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, MSP Airport and Sacramento International Airport!
Sustainability continues to be a focus of our business as well as a concern the wider airport community. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport's sustainability efforts have led them to become the largest airport in the world to achieve carbon neutral status.
The airport continually seeks new ways to lessen its impact on the environment and set new industry standards.
Congratulations to the airports named to the Best Airports in North America for 2019 by SkyTrax World Airport Awards. https://www.businessinsider.com/best-airports-north-america-2017-skytrax-2017-3#3-denver-international-airport-den-8
Here are the best airports in North America, according to Skytrax.
Congratulations to our brand partner Big Shoulders Coffee on being named to Food & Wine's "Best Coffee in Every State" list. Try the best coffee in Illinois the next time you're in Terminal A at Chicago Midway International Airport. https://www.foodandwine.com/travel/united-states/best-coffee-every-state-america-2019
Countless cups of coffee, twelve months of research, from coast to coast—for Food & Wine's second annual survey, we pulled out all the stops, and we couldn't be more excited to share our findings
Our team at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport showing Service from the Heart with their continued support of the Arizona Police Foundation K9 Fund .
Indianapolis International Airport has been ranked North America's Best Airport for the 7th year in a row. This article from Travel and Leisure Magazine details a few of the reasons why passengers continue to rate IND so highly. https://www.travelandleisure.com/airlines-airports/best-airport-north-america-indianapolis-international-airport?did=351734-20190313&utm_campaign=just-in_newsletter&utm_source=travelandleisure.com&utm_medium=email&utm_content=031319&cid=351734&mid=19304582875
See why passengers regularly rank this U.S. airport as one of the best.
Congratulations to the airports named to the World's top airports for Customer Service by ACI World. https://aci.aero/news/2019/03/06/worlds-top-airports-for-customer-experience-revealed/
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Time-tested and first-time winners recognized from every region across the globe Results based on ACI World’s globally-established Airport Service Quality programme Montreal, 6 March 2019 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today revealed the winners of its...
The Manufactory Food Hall at SFO was featured in a recent NY Times article about destination-worthy airport restaurants. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/02/travel/good-airport-food-tartine-rick-bayless.html
The number of destination-worthy airport restaurants where travelers actually want to eat has been steadily growing in recent years. Now, San Francisco has upped the ante.
Our partner Chad Robertson (The Manufactory Food Hall at SFO) of was recently interviewed by ANA magazine. http://www.anaexperienceclass.com/award-winning-chef-chad-robertsons-insider-guide-eating-tokyo/
Named by Bon Appetit magazine as America’s most influential bakery, San Francisco’s legendary Tartine has set...
Congratulations to The Breakfast Klub at IAH for being named Best Airport Local/Regional Dining by USA Today 10Best. https://www.10best.com/interests/travel-tips/winners-of-the-2019-readers-choice-airport-awards/
Check out our 2019 Readers' Choice airport winners to make the most of your next layover. We asked our readers to vote for their airport favorites across 10 categories, and the results were announced last night at the Airport Experience Conference in Las Vegas.
Congratulations to 1300 on Fillmore at San Francisco International Airport on receiving the Airport Experience Award for Best New Restaurant.
We are proud to have been named Best Overall Restaurateur during last night's awards gala at the Airport Experience Conference.
We're Hiring! Join us for a hiring event at Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Thursday February 28th from 9 am to 1 pm. Schedule your interview by following this link: https://meetme.so/SSPCareers
Pick a date and time that works for you - it's fast and easy.
Great article from the San Francisco Chronicle on the opening of the Manufactory Food Hall at SFO.
The long-awaited Manufactory Food Hall at San Francisco International Airport is now serving the hungry, traveling masses at Boarding Area A in the International Terminal. The hall has been the talk of the local food world since being announced in late 2017, not only due to its scope, but also becau...
Our partner Danny Trejo took his amazing tacos to the Super Bowl. Introducing an LA taste of place to Atlanta. https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2019/02/03/super-bowl-trejo-tacos-atlanta/
“It’s like a dream come true for me,” said Danny Trejo.
In 2018 our partner airports in New York saw a 3.8 percent increase in passengers. https://www.amny.com/transit/airports-new-york-city-area-1.26716491
The Port Authority's renovation plans — including those at LaGuardia to remodel terminals of such condition that former Vice President Joe Biden likened to the “Third World” — do not adequately address capacity, the president of passenger group Flyers Rights said.
We are proud to announce that we have become a corporate partner with ACI-NA. ACI-NA serves as the voice of nearly 400 North American airports and works to build relationships and encourage cooperation to the betterment of passengers.
We look forward to a successful partnership for many years to come.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2019 WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today announced that SSP America has become a corporate partner for the organization. ACI-NA’s …
SSP America is excited to bring another taste of San Francisco to SFO with the opening of the The Manufactory Food Hall. https://www.foodtravelexperts.com/america/ssp-america-puts-local-favorites-center-stage-with-the-manufactory-food-hall-at-sfo/
Voting in this year's USA Today Readers Choice awards is still open. Don't forget to vote everyday through January 28th for your favorite SSP Restaurant.
Voting is open until January 28th. Be sure to cast your vote in USA Today's 10 Best.
Two Houston restaurants are nominated for USA Today's 10 Best Airport Local/Regional Dining, and you can help pick the winner.
Don't forget to cast your vote for SSP's nominees for this year's USA Today Reader's Choice Awards.
You can vote everyday through January 28th!
This year's USA Today Readers' Choice Award Nominees are posted.
SSP America's nominees are listed below.
Here is a link to the main USA Today awards website page: https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/ in case you would like to review it.
Awards will be announced in February
Please vote DAILY!
Best Airport Sit Down Restaurant
Lift, YVR – 6th place as of 1/2/19
Best Airport Local Food
Arami, MDW – 3rd place as of 1/2/19
Breakfast Klub, IAH – 13th place as of 1/2/19
Best Airport Grab-and-go Restaurant
Cassell’s, LAX – 7th place as of 1/2/19
Best Airport Bar
Deschutes, PDX – 4th place as of 1/2/19
Lolo American Kitchen & Craft Bar – 7th place as of 1/2/19
Reilly’s Daughter – 5th place as of 1/2/19
Vote Today! 2019 Reader's Choice Travel Awards- Vote daily for your favorite beach towns, ski lodges, water parks, iconic American foods, travel apps, and more!
The SSP America team at Phoenix Sky Harbor was able to give back to the community by donating hams, turkeys and other holiday favorites to the children and their families at Silvestre S. Herrera Elementary School. We are honored to have been a part of the school's annual Reindeer Run and want to wish everyone a happy holiday.
A great article from Eater Chicago featuring the new restaurants at Chicago Midway.
There are dining changes aplenty at the South Side hub
Great interview in Airport Experience News about Roel Huinink, the new President and CEO of JFKIAT.
Three Questions with Roel Huinink, President and CEO of JFKIAT by Shafer Ross | Nov 30, 2018 Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is in constant evolution. The most recent overhaul, which implemented biometric technology to expedite the security process, was announced earlier th...
Congratulations to all of the airports recognized by ACI-NA for the Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Awards. A special congratulations to our partner airports who were recognized - Tampa International Airport, Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Vancouver International Airport, San Diego International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Dane County Regional Airport. https://airportscouncil.org/press_release/aci-na-recognizes-the-winners-of-the-excellence-in-airport-marketing-communications-and-customer-service-awards/
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2018 OTTAWA – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) announced the recipients of the 2018 Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Awards on …
SSP America is proud to be part of the redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport. Our food travel experts are ready to welcome guests with the opening of LaGuardia Terminal B tomorrow.
Governor Cuomo announces the first new gates in LaGuardia Airport's Terminal B will open this Saturday.
Start your career as a Food Travel Expert at SSP America. We're holding a hiring event in San Francisco for SFO.
When: Monday, December 3rd from 9am to 4pm
Where: San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront
1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA 94010
Positions: Line Cooks, Cashiers, Utility/Dishwashers
A few tips from our friend at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on what to know before you fly this Thanksgiving. https://www.azcentral.com/story/travel/airlines/2018/11/16/thanksgiving-travel-2018-know-before-you-fly/1983366002/
We're looking forward to meeting the newest members of the SSP America family at our job fair this Wednesday, November 7 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Holiday Inn Express 2981 Advantage Way, Sacramento, CA 95834. Positions will be located at Sacramento International Airport .
If you're ready to start your career in food travel, here is your opportunity. SSP America will be hosting a job fair to fill open positions at Sacramento International Airport at the Holiday Inn Express 2981 Advantage Way, Sacramento, CA 95834 on November 7th from 9 am to 4 pm. We look forward to seeing you there.
SSP America is at the plate and ready to hit another home run at SEA. The Mariners Homeplate & Dugout Bar will bring Seattle’s Major League Baseball (MLB) team into the airport with a unique sports-fueled guest experience. In the downstairs Mariners Dugout, travelers can enjoy local craft brews, cocktails, small plates, and gourmet dogs. Upstairs, the full-service restaurant will feature a Northwest-inspired menu of all-American favorites.
The Port of Seattle today revealed updates to the Central Terminal renovation currently underway in the heart of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The nearly $17 million renovation is an investment by the Port to better serve passengers by adding 10,000 square feet of dining and seating space al...
Congratulation to all the airports that were named as part of Conde Nast Traveler's 2018 Reader's Choice Awards: Best Airports in the US. https://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2014-11-24/the-best-and-worst-airports-in-america-readers-choice-awards-2014
When 429,000 of you speak, we listen.
SSP America was proud to be a sponsor of this year’s ACI-NA annual conference held in Nashville last week. As always, the ACI-NA team did a great job of delivering substantive content and ensuring attendees were able to enjoy the city. Can’t wait to see everyone in Tampa in 2019.
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