Georgia Restaurant Association Honors Concessions International and Fresh to Order

October 2017

The Georgia Restaurant Association honored the best of the best at its annual GRACE Awards with Concessions International and Fresh To Order customer service ambassador Ronald Foster taking home the top award for Restaurant Employee of the Year for the state of Georgia. Foster is the service ambassador for fast-fine brand Fresh To Order located at Concourse B of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

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Concessions International Opening Bar Symon in Dulles International Airport

February 13, 2015

Leading U.S. concessionaire Concessions International (CI) announces the opening of Bar Symon in Dulles International Airport. The bistro-style restaurant is located in Terminal D near gate 16. The airport location is a joint venture between CI and Cleveland-based United Concessions Group (UCG) an Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) owned by Hayat Rababy. This will be CI and UCG’s first partnership.

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Concessions International Opens Taylor Gourmet Handcrafted Hoagies In Reagan National Airport

January 21, 2015

Concessions International (CI), one of the leading concessionaires in the U.S., announces the opening of Taylor Gourmet Handcrafted Hoagies restaurant in Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport. The Philadelphia-style hoagie shop is located in Terminal B/C near gate 25. The airport sandwich shop is a joint venture between CI and MBC Concessions, an Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) partner. This will be CI and MBC's sixth restaurant partnership.

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Concessions International Fires Up New Concept at Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport

December 1, 2014

Leading Stir-Fry Restaurant Genghis Grill Opens for the Holidays (ATLANTA) November 2014 – Just in time for the rush of holiday travel, Concessions International (CI) introduces a new fast and fresh restaurant option – Genghis Grill. As part of a joint venture between CI and MBC Concessions, Genghis Grill debuts this week at Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport in Terminal E (near Gate E33).

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Concessions International Brings American Tap Room to Washington, D.C. Airport

October 28, 2014

(ATLANTA) October 2014 – Travelers going through Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. now have a new dining option available to them. Concessions International (CI), one of the leading food and beverage concessionaires in the U.S., opened an American Tap Room location at Reagan National Airport at Terminal C, Gate 36 on Saturday, October 18.

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Concessions International Brings Be Right Burger Restaurant to Washington, D.C. Airport

September 30, 2014

Airport travelers in Washington, D.C. will soon have a new dining option when Concessions International (CI), one of the leading food and beverage concessionaires in the U.S., opens a Be Right Burger (brb) at Dulles International Airport this week.

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New Arrival at Denver's Union Station: Fresh eXchange

July 17, 2014

Concessions International announces the opening of a fresh, new concept at Denver's recently restored Union Station. Located inside the Great Hall at 1225 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3050, Fresh eXchange is a joint venture between Concessions International and Denver African-American entrepreneur Willie Kellum.

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Concessions International Brings Gourmet Burgers to Atlanta Airport Travelers

April 15, 2014

It's no secret gourmet burger joints have become a national craze in recent years. Serving up a traditional American classic - the burger - with a fresh, epicurean and customizable spin, these modern burger concepts are commanding the fast casual industry. Concessions International (CI), one of the leading food and beverage concessionaires in the U.S., recognizes the widespread demand and is bringing FLY Burger Bar Boutique, the brainchild of Tom Catherall of Atlanta-based Here to Serve Restaurants, to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's newly renovated Concourse B.

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Concessions International Celebrate Concourse B Upgrades at Hartsfield-Jackson

April 15, 2014

With the completion of FLY Burger Bar Boutique, Concessions International (CI) will celebrate completion of food and beverage renovations at Hartsfield-Jackson's Concourse B. CI opened 11 diverse, but locally-rooted concepts, giving travelers the opportunity to truly savor Atlanta's dining offerings.

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CI Brings More Local Flavor to ATL Intl. Airport

November 26, 2013

On Nov.27, Marietta-based Gabriel’s Restaurant & Bakery will open its first airport location with its wide selection of freshly baked Southern delights along with salads, soups, sandwiches and wraps. Gabriel’s will be operated by a joint venture between CI and H&H Hospitality, an Atlanta ACDBE company.

Concessions International Opens Latina Owned Restaurant in Atlanta's Airport

July 10, 2013

Working with Concessions International (CI), Atlanta-based LottaFrutta opens its first airport location in Concourse B of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), making it one of the airport’s only Latina-owned restaurant vendors and its first franchised location.

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Concessions International Unveils Fresh to Order at Atlanta Airport

April 1, 2013

Leading foodservice concession franchises 9th fast fine chain unit and first non-traditional venue. Atlanta’s own Fresh To Order (f2o), serving its signature fine-dining flavors fast, opened in Concourse B of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The newest location is operated by Concessions International (CI), principal concessionaire of food and beverage offerings on Concourse B at the Atlanta Airport. This location will be operated by a joint venture between CI and H&H Hospitality, an Atlanta ACDBE owned by Kevin Holt and Randy Hazelton, founders and former operators of Café Circa in Atlanta’s Historic Old Fourth Ward.

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Concessions International Appoints Donata Russell Major New CEO

February 11, 2013

(ATLANTA) February 11, 2013 - Concessions International (CI), a leading concessionaire with food and beverage outlets throughout major airports in the U.S. and Virgin Islands, announces the appointment of Donata Russell Major to the role of chief executive, effective immediately.

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Concessions International Opens Airport Einstein Bros. Bagels

February 7, 2013

Today, Concessions International (CI), one of the leading food service concessionaires with operations in airports across the United States, announced its latest restaurant opening of the first Einstein Bros Bagels (NASDAQ: BAGL) in Terminal A of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

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Concessions International bringing innovative and exciting Atlanta-based "Fresh to Order" to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

May 31, 2012

Fresh To Order will occupy a prominent location in the central food court on Concourse B, and will be operated by Concessions/H&H under license from f2o Franchising Company, LLC. In developing its proposals for the new Atlanta Airport concessions program, CI identified and partnered with ‘best of Atlanta' concepts to create an authentic ‘sense of place.' Fresh to Order is both a unique local concept and a brand that will resonate strongly with visitors to the region.

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Concessions International approved for major package award at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

January 3, 2012

ATLANTA – January 3, 2012 – Concessions/H&H, Joint Venture has been awarded a contract for Concourse B at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Concessions/H&H, Joint Venture, is a partnership between Concessions International (CI), a leading airport food and beverage operator, and H&H Hospitality, Inc., the owners and operators of Café Circa in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward district.

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“Thanks Again seeks to partner with the best businesses in the airport industry."

October 18, 2010

Atlanta, GA - Concessions International (CI) continues to deliver exceptional service to travelers in airports across the United States. The latest addition to the company's philosophy of superior customer service is a loyalty program that gives frequent travelers the opportunity to earn airline miles for food and beverage purchases at CI's airport locations. The program will be managed by Thanks Again (TA), a leader in airport customer loyalty.

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The World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, and Centennial Olympic Park Goers Now Have a New, Convenient Dining Option With a Robust Menu

May 28, 2010

ATLANTA - (May 28, 2010) Starting today, downtown residents and patrons of the popular city attractions in and around Centennial Olympic Park will finally be able to choose from several menu items that are convenient and family friendly for their dining needs while in the area. Atlanta-based Concessions International, LLC (CI) and the World of Coca-Cola have partnered to provide a first-class, food service establishment in the Centennial Olympic Park area.

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Concessions International, LLC FAST FACTS

April 2, 2010

Concessions International, LLC (CI) is headquartered in Atlanta and was founded 30 years ago by Herman J. Russell September 1, 1978.

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Proof of the Pudding Proves To Be A Healthy Alternative For Flying Public

August 24, 2009

Three Signature Proof of the Pudding Kiosks Open at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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Airport Concessions Industry KEY TIMELINE OF CHANGE

April 5, 2009

Competition – Thirty years ago, airports would typically award all of the concessions to one company as a master operator. Today airport concessions are bid in separate categories and in smaller packages to foster more competition within the industry.

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A Southern Tradition

August 7, 2008

Concessions/Paschal’s, J.V. Redesigns Paschal’s Restaurant LaCarrousel Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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A New River Runs Through It

November 5, 2007

Redesigned Food Court Officially Opens with a Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at Columbia Metropolitan Airport

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How Sweet It Is!

August 28, 2007

Concessions/Paschals, J.V. Opens the First SweetWater DraftHouse & Grill at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

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