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SOURCE Great Performances
Manhattan's Premier Food-Service Provider Expands with New Restaurant, Cafe and Catering Offerings at Chelsea Piers Connecticut
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Performances,New York City's premier catering company, is proud to announce its partnership with Chelsea Piers Connecticut, the highly acclaimed Sports and Entertainment complex. As the official operator of Chelsea Piers Connecticut's cafe, restaurant and catering department, Great Performances now operates the Just Sprouted Cafe and Top of the Game Restaurant & Bar along with a comprehensive catalog of private event and catering services. This partnership marks the brand's first foray outside New York City's limits.
Beginning on October 15th Great Performances will assume the operational responsibilities for the recreational complex's grab-and-go outpost along with the mezzanine level restaurant. In addition to the day-to-day offerings, Great Performances also oversees the immense catering services provided at Chelsea Piers. From small birthday parties to large corporate events, the team's experienced staff of event designers and chefs are on hand to create memorable experiences for all.
The Just Sprouted Cafe features a menu of made-to-order dishes along with the line's grab-and-go items that are already favorites at locations throughout New York City including Sotheby's, Asia Society and Harmon's Face Values. The fresh and flavorful options will rotate seasonally and include savory sandwiches and soups along with refreshing smoothies and indulgent desserts. This fall and winter, highlights will include the "Just Sprouted" Salad, a Garam Masala Vegetable Salad of Roasted Squash, Eggplant, Chickpeas, Tomatoes and Romaine with a Yogurt Mint Dressing.
Perfect for celebratory drinks after league games or casual group dinners, the Top of the Game Restaurant & Bar now serves a hearty menu of appetizers, entrees and desserts all created by the innovative team of Great Performances chefs. Savory menu items from Top of the Game include the Piers Prime Burger with Grass Fed Beef, Cheddar, Caramelized Onions & Katchkie Farm Tomato Jam and the Brooklyn Lager Braised Short Ribs with Cheesy Grits, Roasted Farm Carrots & Charred Leeks. Guests looking to end the night on a sweeter note can also indulge in the Bittersweet Chocolate Hazelnut Torte with Chantilly Cream & Star Anise Anglaise
"We are excited to welcome Great Performances to the Chelsea Piers Connecticut family," commented Mollie Marcoux, Executive Director, Chelsea Piers Connecticut. "This partnership combines our vision for high-level customer service, delicious food and a shared goal of healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise."
Chelsea Piers Connecticut is located Stamford, CT and is dedicated to providing an unparalleled athletic environment that is always clean, safe, friendly and fun. The complex is open to the public and also provides a variety of membership options.
ABOUT GREAT PERFORMANCES
Great Performances is New York City's premier catering company spearheading the evolving "food as fashion" movement. The company is known for incorporating seasonal ingredients into its delicious, innovative and beautifully designed food presentations. Counting many of the city's most high-profile cultural institutions and landmark properties as clients, such as Sotheby's, The Plaza, Asia Society, BAM, and Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (at the Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center), Great Performances is the only New York City caterer to own and operate its own 60-acre organic farm, Katchkie Farm, in Kinderhook, NY. For more information, please visit http://www.greatperformances.com/.
ABOUT JUST SPROUTED
Just Sprouted is Great Performances' line of grab & go foods. Just Sprouted enables Great Performances to act on their commitment to supporting local farmers and artisanal producers, including their own organic farm, Katchkie Farm. Great Performances' passion for fresh and delicious ingredients, matched by their customers' hunger for convenient, healthy options, gave birth to the Just Sprouted line.
ABOUT CHELSEA PIERS
Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is a 400,000-sq-ft sports and recreation facility located in Stamford, CT, just off I-95 at Exit 9. Opened in July 2012, Chelsea Piers Connecticut consists of several core sports facilities encompassing more than 20 sports. Like Chelsea Piers New York, CPCT combines athletic facilities with an extensive array of professional instructors and league programs for youths, teens and adults. Learn more at www.chelseapiersct.com
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