Delaware North Overview

  • Buffalo, NY
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1915
  • Company - Private
  • Catering & Food Service Contractor
  • $2 to $5 billion (USD)

Delaware North is one of the largest privately-held hospitality and foodservice companies in the world. Founded in 1915 and owned by the Jacobs family for more than 100 years, Delaware North has global operations at high-profile places such as sports and entertainment venues, ...
Mission: Through our valued associates, we will accomplish our vision by foreseeing and exceeding customer and client expectations, leveraging our unique perspective and experience gained over nearly a century, and using our core competencies revolving around customer service and prudent ...

Company Updates

December 7, 2018
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Delaware North Corporate Update
November 29, 2018
Delaware North Sign 20-Year Partnership! Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and food service, today announced it has entered into a 20-year partnership to provide all catering and hospitality services at Coventry's award-winning center for conference, exhibition, hotel, music and sports facilities, the Ricoh Arena. Home to Premiership Rugby team Wasps, Wasps Netball and Coventry City Football Club, this world-class destination in Coventry hosts around 1.6 million visitors annually in over 20,000 square meters of space encompassing the Erickson Exhibition Hall, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, two restaurants, a DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel and one of the UK's largest casinos. The joint venture cements Delaware North's position as the UK's biggest player in the sports arena hospitality sector and marks Delaware's debut in Premiership Rugby. Ricoh Arena will join a portfolio that includes the capital's top three football stadia - Wembley National Stadium, the Emirates Stadium and the London Stadium (venue for the London 2012 Olympic Games).
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Delaware North Reviews

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"Great place to work"

Nov 6, 2020 - Director of Design and Construction in Buffalo, NY
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The company appreciates hard work and commitment. Even though it is a large company. Ownership still cares about their associates. Their vision and values are constantly reinforced and supported.


The only one that I can think of is that the current covid situation has reduced staffing so you must wear multiple hats. This, however, should be temporary.
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    Quick,easy, professional. They were clear on expectations and I look forward to working with them. They have the interview, badging process, and then you come in for orientation. They are in a union so pay is average.

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Delaware North Awards & Accolades

  • Best Regional InitiativeSpringboard Awards for Excellence2018
  • Employer of the Year (Miami Valley Gaming)Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities2017
  • Excellence in Mixed-Use Development (The Delaware North Building)Urban Land Institute2017
  • Group Ambassador AwardSpringboard Awards for Excellence2017
  • Employer of the YearGoodwill Achievement Awards2016

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