SSP America announces the completion of new line up of restaurants at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport

LONDON, 2016-Mar-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority and SSP America are pleased to announce the completion of a new line up of restaurants beyond passenger screening at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. On the domestic and international side, new restaurants include Freshii, True Burger, Prairie Bistro and Skylights Lounge. Travellers heading to the United States can dine at UrbanCrave, featuring a newly edomestic and international side, new restaurants include Freshii, True Burger, Prairie Bistro and Skylights Lounge. Travellers heading to the United States can dine at UrbanCrave, featuring a newly extended bar area with additional seating.

“Initial feedback from travellers and airport staff about the new restaurants and enhanced seating areas has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Barry Rempel, President and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. “In partnership with our experienced airport food and beverage services provider, SSP America, we are constantly reviewing the needs of our customers and striving to offer them an array of appealing food choices.”

“We are extremely appreciative of the opportunity to not only continue our long-term relationship with the YWG team, but also bring a fresh new group of brands to the Airport that provide travellers with a variety of choices and service styles,” said Michael Svagdis, Chief Executive Officer, SSP America. “We thank the Airport team for the opportunity to enhance the offering and passenger experience at YWG.”

 

New Restaurants

Freshii: The brainchild of Winnipeg-born Matthew Corrin, Freshii offers passengers fresh and nutritious meal choices that energize those on the go. Emphasizing the right foods, Freshii provides meals and snacks that help customers live their best life. From salads to wraps, noodle and rice bowls, burritos to soups and more, the Freshii menu offers the passengers of YWG affordable, convenient and healthy options.

UrbanCrave: Recognizing early on that “street food” was enjoying a renaissance across North America, SSP America created UrbanCrave, a brand that brought the first “street eats” to the airport arena. UrbanCrave became an instant hit in the travel industry, winning the Airport Revenue News “Best New Food & Beverage Concept” award in 2012. UrbanCrave combines classic street food options full of fun, originality and powerful taste.

True Burger: A modern burger joint serving classic burgers and crispy French fries, True Burger offers the convenience of a fast casual restaurant combined with high-quality ingredients including naturally raised beef in their patties. At True Burger Co, passengers can savour a well-made burger and cold drink while waiting for their flight to take off.

Prairie Bistro: With a nod to the breadbasket of Canada, Prairie Bistro offers passengers a diverse and hearty menu sure to please every palate, all hours of the day. Breakfast includes a satisfying bowl of oatmeal, pancakes or skillet scramblers.  Lunch and dinner options include a variety of starters and small plates such as a Prairie Salad, Warm Spinach and Artichoke Dip and Loaded Cheese Fries. Entrees include Herb Chicken and a variety of burgers and sandwiches designed for flavour and comfort.

Skylights Lounge: Conveniently located right next to Prairie Bistro, Skylights Lounge is a relaxing place to kick back, enjoy a cocktail or order from the Prairie Bistro menu.  In addition to beer and wine, a cocktail menu is served from the central bar. With abundant seating, Skylights Lounge is an ideal spot for a quick drink or leisurely meal.

SOURCE: SSP Group plc

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