New Jersey-based Bakery and Restaurant Bring Empanada Cart To Red Bull Arena
HARRISON, N.J. (September 28, 2018) – The New York Red Bulls announced today an official partnership with Brisas Bakery and Restaurant. The deal designates the Elizabeth, N.J.-based Brisas as the Official Empanada of the New York Red Bulls.
The partnership makes Brisas the first and only "Official Empanada" of any professional sports team in the country. Fans at Red Bull Arena have already had the opportunity to enjoy Brisas chicken, beef and vegetarian empanadas at every home match. The stand is located on the concourse level of the venue between sections 125-126.
"As the first ever Official Empanada of a major U.S. sports franchise, we are honored to make history with the New York Red Bulls," said David Orozco, Chief Development Officer, Brisas. "This partnership was born with the shared belief in putting customers first by offering delicious Latino products meant to be enjoyed by anyone, ranging from a meat lover to vegetarians, unifying fans of all backgrounds.“
"Our club is proud to partner and welcome the local, family-owned Brisas Bakery and Restaurant to Red Bull Arena," said Marc de Grandpre, General Manager, New York Red Bulls. "We are excited for our fans to enjoy the great empanadas that Brisas offers."
Brisas is revolutionizing how the world consumes and views Latino cuisine. As a family-owned & operated company with over 20 years of serving the Elizabeth, NJ community through the bakery, restaurant and empanada factory, Brisas has built a reputation focused on high quality food at affordable prices. Identified by warm, friendly, and cheerful service, Brisas strives to culinarily represent the characteristics of its Colombian roots. Brisas is committed to bringing happiness to the world, one bite at a time. For more information, visit brisasempanadas.com.
About New York Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls are one of 23 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since it's founding in 1996. They currently play home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull GmbH for which the team is named.