Sodexo Leisure—a division of Sodexo Inc.—in partnership with Los Angeles-based culinary company The Lucques Group, has been tapped to provide exclusive food and restaurant services throughout Hollywood Bowl, a summer concert venue.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic, which manages the venue, Monday announced the new 10-year contract, which starts in the 2016 summer season, replacing a contract with The Patina Restaurant Group, which had been providing the food and restaurant services since 2000.
A spokesman for the L.A. Phil said the “creativity in dining that food lovers experience” in James Beard award-winning chef Suzanne Goin’s and Restaurateur/Wine Director Caroline Styne’s local restaurants—Lucques, A.O.C., Tavern and The Larder—will be reflected throughout all of Hollywood Bowl’s food locations, from the wine bar, picnic area and restaurants to the marketplace and concessions.
"This partnership will carry on the time-honored tradition of dining at the Bowl while providing concert-goers with enhanced choices that are completely unique to this venue," said Gail Samuel, executive director of the L.A. Phil, in a release. "The vision, energy and enthusiasm of Suzanne and Caroline, both long-time Bowl patrons and natives of Los Angeles, are a perfect match for the Hollywood Bowl and for our discerning Los Angeles audience."