PHILADELPHIA — May 3, 2017 — MarketPlace PHL, the management company responsible for the concessions program at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), congratulates Bruegger’s Bagels on successfully opening its first airport location, inside the International Concourse, A-West. Next to the Bruegger’s is the second location of longtime favorite, Smashburger. To celebrate the new eateries, MarketPlace PHL will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m.

Bruegger’s Bagels offers a comprehensive menu of healthy choices for breakfast and lunch. Its menu includes natural, preservative-free bagels, premium cream cheese flavors, 25 breakfast and lunch choices less than 500 calories, hand-tossed salads and hearty soups including a daily vegetarian option.

Smashburger sells handcrafted burgers, seared and seasoned to order, using fresh, never frozen 100% Certified Angus Beef. Other dining options include grilled chicken sandwiches or fresh salads. Smashburger also offers a selection of signature sides, such as Smashfries tossed with rosemary, olive oil and garlic.

“We’re happy to offer PHL travelers and employees more healthy eating options as they discover all the exciting shopping and services available at the airport,” said Mel Hannah, vice president and general manager of MarketPlace PHL. “With more than 30 million travelers passing through the airport every year, the airport is a prime location for merchants looking for high traffic retail locations.”

MarketPlace PHL offers merchants premium opportunities to better service its customers with more than 183,000 square feet of dedicated concession space and home to a robust roster of high-quality retailers including luxury name brands and high-end dining. Travelers at PHL have more than 170 shopping and dining options. For more information about MarketPlace PHL, please visit

MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail programs throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning program offers more than 170+ shops, restaurants and services. The MarketPlace PHL portfolio features local Philly favorites, as well as regional and national brands. MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based airport retail development firm, and LeJeune & Associates, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit

Garrett Allen
For MarketPlace PHL
267-932-8760 ext. 303