Bourbon Library Bar & Grill opens at Lexington airport
With a focus on innovation, creativity and local flavors, Bourbon Library Bar & Grill – a full-service restaurant concept operated by Delaware North at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky. – opened in May 2021.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Bourbon Library offers an authentic taste of Kentucky, with more than 90 varieties of locally distilled bourbon alongside a southern-inspired menu. Tapping into that extensive bourbon selection, Delaware North’s culinary team worked with its partners at Patrick Henry Creative Promotions to create a menu of elevated bourbon-centric cocktails.
New bar and market concept brings local flavors to Syracuse airport
Travelers passing through Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) now have more dining and shopping options after Delaware North’s Travel division opened a new bar and market concept in August 2021. Delaware North also opened an expanded Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant at the airport.
SYRenity Bar + Market is located in the airport’s Terminal A. Travelers can enjoy a wide selection of local wine and craft beer, and choose between sit-down meals or grab-and-go options.
New market at Buffalo airport boosts variety and convenience
Delaware North in August 2020 amid the pandemic opened The Market on Elmwood, a new location at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The sophisticated new customer-focused food and beverage concept features fresh, local options and a self-checkout system for speed and convenience.
The menu includes healthy selections such as grab-and-go salads and locally themed sandwiches – all made fresh throughout the day. It also has snacks and local candies, plus an array of packaged drinks. The full bar offers signature cocktails, wine and local beers.
‘The Market on’ concept lands at Richmond airport with local flavor
The Market on Broad, a Delaware North-developed travel concept, opened in early September 2021 at Richmond International Airport in Virginia. The opening marked the sixth iteration of “The Market on” concept that acts as a platform for local engagement and participation.
The Market on Broad immerses guests into the culture of Richmond, Va., with retail offerings that highlight local curators and vendors from around the Central Virginia region. The brand’s signature black-and-white design is complemented by a colorful mural painted by renowned Richmond artists Kyle Harrell and Parris Allen. Travelers also get a taste of the town with regionally inspired drinks at the bar and food items such as Virginia Peanut Soup, the Sailor Sandwich and Richmond’s unique BBQ.
Delaware North unveils Summer House Santa Monica, five other concepts at Orlando airport
Delaware North in February 2023 reached a milestone in its Orlando International Airport operations: The final piece of the company’s six-outlet foodservice program – Summer House Santa Monica – opened in the all-new Terminal C.
Summer House Santa Monica, at 7,027 square feet, offers multiple dining options and service styles, including full-service dining; a bar; grab-and-go options for breakfast, lunch and dinner; and a market that will dish out the restaurant’s signature cookies, pastries and more. In September 2022, Delaware North and joint-venture partners Superior Hospitality and Sweet Mango Hospitality opened five of their six food and beverage outlets within the new terminal, including a mix of proprietary concepts and national brand partnerships.