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Celebrity Chef Joins Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Unveiling New Concourse A Food Court
27 August ,2013

For Immediate Release
August 27, 2013

Reese McCranie, Director of Communications
(404) 382-2319

Monica Fuentes, Dep. Director of Communications
(404) 772-3015

Media Advisory

Celebrity Chef Joins Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Unveiling New Concourse A Food Court

11 new dining options open for passengers

WHO: Miguel Southwell, Deputy General Manager for Hartsfield-Jackson

Paul Brown, Director of Concessions for Hartsfield-Jackson

Carol Hojeij, President of Hojeij Branded Foods

Chef G. Garvin, Celebrity Chef and Owner, Low Country Restaurant

WHAT: Hartsfield-Jackson will celebrate the opening of a new food court on Concourse A with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Concourse A will house 11 new dining options, including three local brands: Piece of Cake, Chick-fil-A and Varasano’s Pizzeria.

WHEN: Wednesday August 28 – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Concourse A, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320

Media attending the event are required to arrive by 10:00 a.m. Please meet at the clock tower in the atrium and please bring a government issued I.D. in order to proceed through airport security.

Please RSVP to Monica Fuentes at by 8 a.m. Wednesday, August 28.


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