PHL institutions awarded for sky-high service, high quality and visitor expertise.

PHILADELPHIA – The airport’s concessions program, MarketPlace PHL, lately rolled out the pink carpet for the fabulous PHL Meals & Retailers neighborhood at its annual Service provider of the Yr awards program, the place Bud & Marilyn’s took dwelling the coveted title of “2024 Service provider of the Yr.”

The much-loved PHL restaurant earned the very best honor at this yr’s Service provider of the Yr celebration in recognition of its dedication to offering passengers with distinctive eating experiences marked by scrumptious dishes and impeccable hospitality.

PHL’s very personal Bud & Marilyn’s location, operated by veteran restaurateur Hakan Ilhan, landed in Terminal C again in 2019, because of the huge success of the restaurant’s flagship location in Philly’s Midtown Village.

Spearheaded by Chef Marcie Turney and enterprise associate Valerie Safran (the identical duo behind lots of Philly’s favourite eateries, comparable to Barbuzzo, Lolita and Little Nonna’s), Bud & Marilyn’s is a celebration of mid-century American delicacies that serves up elevated stylings of traditional consolation meals dishes, together with crispy cheese curds (a PHL favourite), hen and waffles (a PHL unique!), and plenty of, many extra.

A number of awards had been offered to different PHL retailers all through the night by Clarence LeJeune, Working Companion of MarketPlace PHL, and Mel Hannah, Vice President and Basic Supervisor of MarketPlace PHL.

“Kudos to Bud & Marilyn’s and all our distinctive retailers and workforce members that comprise the PHL Meals & Retailers household,” stated Hannah, Vice President and Basic Supervisor of MarketPlace PHL. “Even after 25 years of our program’s operation, the bar continues to be raised yr after yr.”

“Congratulations to Bud & Marilyn’s and to all this yr’s winners for the distinctive experiences that you just proceed to offer to passengers at PHL,” stated Kate Sullivan, Chief Business Officer at PHL. “We’re centered on working with the workforce at MarketPlace PHL to proceed elevating the client journey on the airport with a variety of native and various procuring and eating choices delivered with excellent service.”

A choose group of PHL Meals & Retailers areas, managers and employees had been celebrated with awards and recognition over the course of the celebration. A full record of winners from the 2024 Service provider of the Yr celebration seems under.

  • Excellent Fast-Service Restaurant of the Yr: Gachi Sushi & Noodles (Terminal E)
  • Excellent Full-Service Restaurant of the Yr: Chickie’s & Pete’s (Terminal D)
  • Excellent Specialty Retail of the Yr: InMotion Leisure (B/C Connector)
  • Sustainability Award: OTG
  • Excellent Visitor Expertise: Hudson Information (Terminal D)
  • Supervisor of the Yr: Lauren Rago (Hudson)
  • MarketPlace PHL Achievement Awards: Esther Arulampalam (Govt Assistant), Dana Pyle (Advertising and marketing and Visitor Expertise Supervisor)
  • Service provider of the Yr: Bud & Marilyn’s

Vicky Karantzavelou

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Community the place she is the Editor-in Chief. She can also be liable for the every day operation and the monetary coverage. She holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Tourism Enterprise Administration from the Technical College of Athens and a Grasp in Enterprise Administration (MBA) from the College of Wales.

She has a few years of each educational and industrial expertise throughout the journey business. She has written/edited quite a few articles in varied tourism magazines.


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