SSP America Opens New Food & Beverage Contract at Los Angeles International Airport

Local Stars Include Chef Christian Page’s Cassell’s Hamburgers and Danny Trejo’s Trejo’s Tacos

SSP America, a division of SSP Group, a leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide, has opened a modern day food and beverage Marketplace at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The portfolio of brands introduces a new mix of local celebrity and chef-led favorites as well as world-class national brands.

Vice President of Business Development Scott Welding commented: “SSP America is delighted to be part of the growth and investment at LAX.  Our mix of high-performing national brands and poplar local brands backed with star-studded, chef-driven prominence will bring variety, choice and a true LA taste of place to Southwest passengers.”

SSP’s line-up includes:

Cassell’s Hamburgers—Cassell’s Hamburgers brings a local crown jewel of LA’s culinary realm.  Noted as the “Burger Whisperer” by Eater LA and “Best Burger” in LA by LAmag and LA Weekly, Chef Christian Page’s award-winning burgers, sandwiches, salads and sides have continued Cassell’s star-studded reputation for quality ingredients and pitch perfect plates that have made it the darling of food critics across the nation.

Trejo’s Tacos—LA native and Hollywood star, Danny Trejo’s, Trejo’s Tacos, brings an über-hip, on-trend brand shining bright with star quality appeal. Serving chef-driven, fresh forward scratch made Mexican dishes and tacos, Trejo’s resonates with foodies and Millennials alike, as well as families, vegans, gluten-free folks and all wanting a truly, only-in-LA meal.

Beaming— Beaming Organic Superfood Café brings a quick, health-focused option to Los Angeles International Airport with its newest location in Terminal 1 at the Southwest Airlines gate. The café, known for its organic and fresh superfood smoothies, plant-based food, and gluten-, soy-, and dairy-free baked goods, continues to expand, with LAX as its eighth location in Southern California. Beaming LAX will offer the same guest experience as its other outposts, featuring grab-and-go juices and meals as well as a full smoothie bar.

Chick-fil-A—Chick-fil-A brings a menu made from fresh, simple ingredients, with many hand-prepared in-house including the Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich. Chick-fil-A chicken is 100% pure breast meat with no fillers, steroids or hormones. In addition to the signature sandwich, Chick-fil-A offers a variety of menu options including breakfast items, salads, Waffle Potato Fries™, fruit cups, lemonade and treats. Chick-fil-A serves freshly prepared food in more than 2,200 restaurants in 47 states and Washington, D.C. including 31 airport locations in North America.

Pei Wei—Pei Wei, a Pan-Asian, fast casual restaurant, prepares each dish to order using freshly chopped ingredients, purposely chosen for nutrition as well as flavor, and in the tradition of ancient Asian cooking methods. Menu offerings include lettuce wraps, sushi, and salad, rice & noodle bowls that can be easily customized for any palate or diet, including gluten-free and vegetarian.

Einstein Bros. Bagels— Einstein Bros. Bagels exceeds expectations with freshly made, consistently perfect bagels, specialty sandwiches, gourmet salads and handcrafted drinks that serve every day part.   Already a familiar sight at 600 locations across the U.S., including 23 current airport locations Einstein’s is commitment to quality, speed, efficiency and 100% customer satisfaction.