kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Local

Levi’s Stadium Dubbed USA’s ‘Most Vegan-Friendly Stadium’

View Comments
vegetables, vegetarian, vegan

(Photo credit: Centerplate)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Trending Stories On CBS SF

112042828 Levis Stadium Dubbed USAs Most Vegan Friendly StadiumNude Celebrity Photos Flood 4Chan After Apple iCloud Hacked, Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Kate Upton, Kim Kardashian Victimized

apple campus construction 2014 08 Levis Stadium Dubbed USAs Most Vegan Friendly StadiumDrone Video Shows Massive Apple Headquarters Under Construction

quake flash 082614 Levis Stadium Dubbed USAs Most Vegan Friendly StadiumSome Bay Area Residents Report Mysterious Flashes In The Sky During Napa Quake

oakland fireman kids Levis Stadium Dubbed USAs Most Vegan Friendly StadiumRace Issues Raised When Oakland Firefighter, Kids Detained By Police Officer

apple structure e1409339105718 Levis Stadium Dubbed USAs Most Vegan Friendly StadiumMystery Structure In Cupertino Adds To Secretive Nature Of Apple Product Launch Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Hold the beef and cheese — football fans are getting plenty of animal-free food options to chomp on at Levi’s Stadium, the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.

The stadium plans to offer 14 vegan options and 26 vegetarian items at all games while ensuring that every concession stand is stocked with at least one vegan option, according to Centerplate, the stadium’s food vendor.

The announcement prompted online green food guide One Green Planet to call Levi’s Stadium the Most Vegan-Friendly Stadium in the Country.

“[The aim was to] design a hospitality program to usher in a new era of fan experience, and to match the Bay Area’s diverse culture,” the CEO of Centerplate said in a statement.

The new vegan menu offers more than just tofu hot dogs and romaine lettuce, but options like bean curries, BBQ Jackfruit sandwiches and tortas.

Locally sourced food is a large focus of the menu, with plans to use at least 80 percent locally sourced ingredients and products from within California, including seafood from sustainable fisheries.

“From the fresh, locally grown ingredients on menus to the investment in equipment and service at every level of the stadium, we are very excited to welcome guests to an unparalleled and highly differentiated stadium experience,” San Francisco 49ers President Paraag Marathe said in a statement released earlier this week.

Carnivores can still get their traditional game-day grub, but Centerplate plans to include more natural options like grass-fed burgers.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,877 other followers