Charlotte Douglas Airport Eatery Wins Award
1897 Market atÂ Charlotte Douglas International Airport wonÂ first place for ‘Best New Food and Beverage’ at the Excellence in Airport Concessions Awards. Owner, global restaurateur, HSMHost also wonÂ first place for ‘Best Innovative Consumer Experience or Practice’ for it’s live culinary contest held at Chicago Oâ€™Hare International Airport.
â€śWe are extremely honored that ACI-NA has recognized us with these prestigious industry awards for innovation and for our restaurants in airports,â€ť said HMSHost President and CEO Steve Johnson. â€śIt is a very proud moment to see that our associatesâ€™ 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.â€ť
CharlotteÂ is the first location for the expanding 1897 MarketÂ 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.