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Braves Sign Delaware North Sportservice To Run Concessions At SunTrust Park

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 29 / 15

The Braves have signed Delaware North Sportservice as their new food provider for SunTrust Park, ending a relationship with Aramark that dates back 50 years over two stadiums, said Braves Exec VP/Business Operations Mike Plant. The team would not discuss some of the contract details, but indust...

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