The local media was on hand at CONSOL Energy Center Thursday afternoon to participate in a taste testing of the upgraded concessions menu at the Penguins’ new arena. Among the samples they tasted were Kielbasa Grinders, Sirloin French Dip Sandwiches, Smoked BBQ Chicken Sandwiches and Mediterranean Chicken Wraps.
Those options are a small sampling of the 75 combined menu items fans will find when they visit CONSOL Energy Center in the coming weeks. Below are some of the features from the concessions menu for the upcoming season.
Smokehouse: Sandwiches and topped nachos featuring beef brisket, chicken and pulled pork – all cooked on premise, using the in-house smoker
Smokehouse Grill: Sirloin French dip, kielbasa grinder, grilled chicken sandwich, Angus cheeseburger, French fries and onion rings
Primanti Bros: Specialty sandwiches, including the Pittsburgher, roast beef and capicolla and cheese
Stack: Kickin’ chicken sandwich, sirloin French dip, meatball grinder, Caesar salad and Mediterranean chicken wrap
Classics: Fan favorites, including the smoked sausage sandwich, monster chicken nachos, jumbo pretzels and hot dogs
Blaze: Pizza Hut pizza, Wingstreet chicken wings
In addition to the concessions on the lower and upper concourse, Lexus Club diners and guests of the First Niagara Club and Captain Morgan Club will enjoy an extended menu.
250-seat, fine dining restaurant
Menu changes daily
Sample menu: Braised Bison Sirloin, Spicy Shrimp and Lobster Cakes and Pistachio Crusted Pork Tenderloin
First Niagara Club and Captain Morgan Club:
1,950 combined seats
30 menu items, including Mediterranean Chicken Wrap, Beef Satay with Lo Mein, Cuban Pork Sandwich, Kielbasa Grinder, Angus Beef Cheeseburger, Grilled Chicken Ciabatta, Roasted Sirloin French Dip Sandwich and Cheesesteak Dippers