MEDIA ADVISORY - What's new at Air Canada Centre media food tasting and scoreboard update

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ -


In anticipation of the upcoming NHL and NBA seasons, MLSE invites media to Air Canada
Centre to see what fans can expect in a "What's New at Air Canada Centre" event
Thursday afternoon.

Each season the MLSE's culinary team works hard to bring sports and entertainment fans
new items and programs. In an exclusive event, media are invited to sample new to Air
Canada Centre's quick service menu.

New Air Canada Centre concession items:

Cheeseburger fries

Sushi Burrito

Sumo dog

PB and J panzerotti

Mushroom bacon dog

Sweet Wally's dessert taco

Guacamole and spinach grilled cheese

Smores popcorn

Buffalo chicken grilled cheese

Oreo popcorn

Tex Mex mac and cheese

Turtle popcorn

In addition, the scoreboard and in-arena broadcast experience at Air Canada Centre
underwent a major $10 million upgrade this past summer. Following the food tasting,
media are invited for a look with Jim Steele, MLSE's Director, Live Production & Venue
Technology on hand to field questions and provide an overview of the project as it nears



Chris Zielinski, Executive Chef, MLSE

Jim Steele, Director, Live Production & Venue Technology, MLSE

Interview and Photo opportunities available


September 17, 2016

1 p.m.              Media to arrive

1:30 p.m.         Food tasting with Chef Zielinski

2:30 p.m.         Scoreboard availability with Jim Steele


Gate 2

Air Canada Centre

40 Bay Street

Toronto, ON

M5J 2X2

**Media are strongly encouraged to RSVP to Abby Albino by Wednesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. as space is very limited.

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: Media contacts: Abby Albino, MLSE,, 416-569-5325


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