Levy Unveils New MLS Dishes + Fan Experiences for 2020 Season - Food & Beverage Magazine

Levy Unveils New MLS Dishes + Fan Experiences for 2020 Season

It’s no secret soccer is gaining as a popular pastime in the U.S. and thanks to hospitality provider Levy, fans at stadiums coast-to-coast can expect an elevated experience when attending games in 2020.

As season openers kick off over the next few weeks, Levy will be crafting up a plethora of flavorful dishes and unique fan experiences, a sneak peek of which can be found below.

Audi Field (DC United)
Food & Beverage
* Beef Bulgogi Bowl: steamed white rice, traditional bulgogi beef, kale and romaine slaw, Korean salsa roja, Gochujang glaze, lime crema, cilantro, and fried onions available at The Bowl Line near Section 119
* Smoked Mambo Wings with Fries: 24-hour herb-brined, cherry wood smoked and flash fried wings, served with house-made mambo sauce and crispy french fries available at Citizen Smoke near Section 115
Facts & Figures
* Over 21K hot dogs served last season
* Nearly 16K pupusas served last season
* Executive Chef Adam Carter walks an averages of 17 miles each game

BBVA Stadium (Houston Dynamo)
Food & Beverage
* 2-ft. Ropa Vieja Nachos: fried corn tortilla chips with braised beef, black bean relish, fresh cheeses, and sour cream
* Chili Bread Bowl: green chili and beef chili bread bowl topped with smoked cheddar cheese and fresh scallions
* Classic Watermelon Margarita: watermelon juice, tequila blanco, and fresh lime juice served with a salted rim, lime wheel, and watermelon garnish
Fan Experience
* The new Audi Sports Club is the first all-inclusive space at BBVA Stadium and will offer exclusive dishes and experiences for season ticket holders on Dynamo and Dash game days.
Facts & Figures
Last season:
* Served 560 gallons of cheese for 16K orders of nachos
* Served over 556 kegs of beer
* Served over 1.5MM oz. of soda

Dignity Health Sports Park* (LA Galaxy)
Food & Beverage
* Roasted Cauliflower Nachos
* S’mores Churro Dip: churros served with chocolate and marshmallow dips
Facts & Figures
* Micheladas are one of the most popular drinks in the stadium outside of beer, with fans enjoying almost 25,000 last season
* Through local start-up COPIA, DHSP and Levy donated almost 2,000 meals to a local shelter connecting with the community and avoiding food waste

MAPFRE Stadium (Columbus Crew)
Food & Beverage
* Beyond Meat Mini Burgers: chargrilled plant-based burger, leaf lettuce, vine ripe tomato, and cheddar cheese, topped with a chipotle lime aioli on a toasted brioche roll
* Black & Gold Burger: all-beef patty on a corn-dusted bun with black pepper bacon, cheddar beer cheese, and pickles, served with housemade chips
* Summer Vegetable and Tofu Flatbread: grilled zucchini, romaine, vine-ripe tomatoes, marinated and seared tofu, chipotle vegenaise and sun-dried tomato pesto on grilled flatbread
Facts & Figures
* The culinary team serves over 20,000 hot dogs throughout each MLS season
* MAPFRE Stadium Executive Chef Matt Taylor walks an average of 10 miles per game

Mercedes Benz Stadium (Atlanta United)
Food & Beverage
* Butter Lemon Pepper Wings: whole wings drenched with house-seasoned flour, fried and slathered with real butter and lemon pepper seasonings, served with crinkle fries.
* Shrimp Po’ Boy: house-seasoned, hand-breaded shrimp with shredded lettuce and diced tomatoes, drizzled with our house-made creole sauce, served with French fries.

Nissan Stadium (Nashville FC)
Food & Beverage
* TN Southern Burger: half-pound, grilled ground bacon and beef burger, topped with southern pimento cheese served on a toasted brioche roll
* Fat Bottom Brewery Beer Series: Pitch Invasion Lager and Breakaway Session IPA crafted exclusively by the brewmasters at Fat Bottom Brewery for Nashville SC fans at Nissan Stadium
Fan Experience
* Fans can enjoy a rotating menu featuring items inspired by the visiting team and city, like the Shrimp & Grits for Atlanta FC
Facts & Figures
* Senior Executive Chef Mark Lloyd walks over 15 miles each event day

Providence Park (Portland Timbers)
Food & Beverage
* Killer Burger: a variety of burgers will be available like the Classic burger, Peanut Butter Pickle Bacon burger, and our Park exclusive “Striker” burger
* Tillamook Bacon Queso Nachos: Providence Park Executive Chef Garrett Boisture worked with Tillamook to develop this recipe, putting a local spin on a stadium classic available in the Main Concourse near Section 105
Fan Experience
* Crest & Crafts is a new area near Section 99 and it adds 34 taps to the east side of the park with a variety of beers for guests to enjoy.
Facts & Figures
* Fan favorite Zenner’s Hot Dogs and Sausages are served throughout the park, and they are made just a half-mile from the park
o fans will consume more than 50,000 lbs of hot dogs and sausages in the 2020 season
* The Providence Park hospitality team includes 300 culinarians, stand workers, and community volunteers at every match

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