ATLANTA, 2016-Nov-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, will once again offer a special thanks to the country’s military personnel. Paradies Lagardère invites active or retired military to enjoy a free meal through its Food and Beverage Division’s Treat Our Troops program the week of Thanksgiving, Sunday, November 20, through Sunday, November 27, in these participating airport restaurants:
|Asheville Regional: Blue Ridge Tavern||Long Beach: Long Beach Burger Bar|
|Asheville Regional: Blue Ridge News||Long Beach: Taco Beach Grill|
|Aspen–Pitkin County: Aspen Bar & Grille||Long Beach: Taco Beach Cantina|
|Aspen–Pitkin County: Aspen Kiosk||Long Beach: Long Beach Marche|
|Austin–Bergstrom: Ruta Maya Coffee||Long Beach: 4th Street Vine|
|Austin–Bergstrom: ThunderCloud Subs||Long Beach: The Boathouse|
|Dallas/Fort Worth: Whitetail Bistro||Northwest Arkansas: Smokewood American Grill|
|Denver: Say Si Bon! TravelMart||Northwest Arkansas: Say Si Bon! Gourmet Market|
|Denver: Auntie Anne’s Pretzels||Northwest Arkansas: Mountain Bird Coffee/CNBC|
|Denver: Big Bowl||Northwest Arkansas: Jammin’ Java|
|Denver: The Magic Pan Crepe Stand||Northwest Arkansas: Auntie Anne’s|
|Denver: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf||Northwest Arkansas: Core Brewing Co.|
|Denver: Steve’s Snappin’ Dogs||Pittsburgh: Bar Symon|
|Eagle County: Mountain Java||Pittsburgh: Bottega dei Sapori|
|Eagle County: Alpenglo Express||Reagan National: Say Si Bon! Gourmet Market – Center Pier|
|Eagle County: Townie Tavern||Reagan National: Say Si Bon! Gourmet Market – North Pier|
|Eagle County: Alpenglo Grille||Reagan National: The Magic Pan Crepe Stand|
|Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta: Sweet Auburn Market||Reagan National: Wow Bao|
|Long Beach: Polly’s Gourmet Coffee N. Terminal||Reagan National: Washington Pour Bar|
|Long Beach: Polly’s Gourmet Coffee S. Terminal||Reagan National: U Street Pub|
|Long Beach: George’s Greek Café|
Active and retired military service men and women can simply show their military identification when ordering or checking out to take advantage of this promotion.
“Providing free meals in our airport restaurants to our country’s military personnel through the Paradies Lagardère Food and Beverage Division’s Treat Our Troops program is our way of saying thank you for serving our country,” said Bill Casey, senior vice president, Food and Beverage, Paradies Lagardère. “We’ve fed thousands of service members since the program started in 2013, and this initiative during Thanksgiving is just a small way of showing our appreciation for all that our service members do.”
Treat Our Troops is a national program that facilitates customer donations in many of the U.S. airports in which Paradies Lagardère operates stores. Shoppers are given the opportunity to purchase a wide variety of useful items such as snacks, beverages, toiletries, reading materials, and electronics, which are then placed in a collection box. Working in conjunction with airports and the United Service Organization (USO), Paradies Lagardère coordinates packaging and delivery of these donations to USO offices across the country. In 2015, the program resulted in donations of more than 660,000 products to military men and women worldwide.
Paradies Lagardère also offers free meals to U.S. military personnel between Memorial Day and Independence Day. Learn more about these and other initiatives by visiting http://paradieslagardere.com/.
High-end restaurants, quick-serve restaurants, bars and coffee shops are all a part of Paradies Lagardère’s Food and Beverage concepts. Brands have been tailored to entice travelers with the same familiar quality, variety, taste, and atmosphere as their favorite “at home” dining spots, while maintaining the highest levels of quality and service.
Paradies Lagardère was recently awarded three prestigious awards for excellence in Food and Beverage. Airport Revenue News awarded the company an ARN Award for Best Chef-Driven, Local or Regional Restaurant for Bar Symon in the Pittsburgh International Airport.
The USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards also awarded Paradies Lagardère the Best Airport Bar Wait Staff for its Bar Symon Restaurant in the Pittsburgh International Airport, and recognized Long Beach Airport, where Paradies Lagardère manages the full restaurant program, as its Best Airport for Dining.
Nicole V. Linton
Marketing Communications Manager
P: 404 494 3419
M: 470 455 1843
Source: Paradies Lagardère