HBF-APU Awarded Three Food & Beverage Packages at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne Count Airport

IllyDuring Thursday, March 20, 2014 board meeting, the Wayne County Airport Authority voted and awarded three (3) food and beverage packages (#2, #3 & #5) to Hojeij Branded Foods and its local Detroit joint venture partner, AP United LLC (Allen Pierce), from the recent Request for Proposals for McNamara Terminal Multi – Food & Beverage Concession Opportunities.

These packages consist of four (4) tableservice restaurants (P.F. Chang’s, LongHorn Steakhouse, Gordon Biersch and Bigalora), five (5) quickservice restaurants (Chick-fil-A, Potbelly, Bruegger’s Bagels, Pinkberry and Plum Market serving Zingerman’s) and Illy Coffee & Fountain Bar which are expected to generate revenues of approximately $400M during the 10-12 year initial term.

HBF APU JV, LLC is excited to bring innovative, fresh and exciting concepts to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.The APU is a woman owned DBE certified airport concessionaire. They operate (in a JV
with LS Travel) six retail stores in the North and McNamara terminals including the new Porsche
Design/Hugo Boss and Economist/Caribou stores. HBF is an airport food & beverage organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. They operate 68 restaurants in 10 of the top 26 airports (based on enplanements) with over 40 popular and widely recognized brands in its portfolio. Illy Coffee & Fountain Bar, P.F. Chang’s, LongHorn Steakhouse and Gordon Biersch
will be opening fourth quarter this year.


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