Charlotte Douglas Airport Eatery Wins Award

Charlotte Douglas Airport Eatery Wins Award

1897 Market at Charlotte Douglas International Airport won first place for ‘Best New Food and Beverage’ at the Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards. Owner, global restaurateur, HSMHost also won first place for ‘Best Innovative Consumer Experience or Practice’ for it’s live culinary contest held at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.


“We are extremely honored that ACI-NA has recognized us with these prestigious industry awards for innovation and for our restaurants in airports,” said HMSHost President and CEO Steve Johnson. “It is a very proud moment to see that our associates’ efforts toward constantly driving innovation through new guest experiences and best-in-class dining have been recognized. We thank ACI-NA for this recognition, our airport and brand partners for their collaboration on these offerings, and our associates for their continued passion.”


Charlotte is the first location for the expanding 1897 Market brand. The restaurant has an urban, gourmet market feel with a menu that features a raw bar, meat cavern, pizza oven, large bar as well as market for specialty items and gifts.

You can find me working the PR angle for restaurants around town and keeping the RT readers informed about the latest happenings.

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