Celebrity Chef Michael Symon Celebrates Grand Opening of Bar Symon at the AIRMALL® at Pittsburgh International Airport with Event on August 20

WHAT: Grand Opening of Bar Symon at the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
WHERE: Bar Symon (located in the Center Core at PIT)
WHEN: Monday, August 20, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. to noon
  • Michael Symon, celebrity chef, co-host of ABC’s “The Chew,” winner of Food Network’s “The Next Iron Chef,” and author of the popular cookbook “Live to Cook: Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen.”
  • Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County executive
  • Rep. Matthew H. Smith, Allegheny County Airport Authority board member
  • Mark Knight, president, AIRMALL USA
  • Jay Kruisselbrink, vice president of development, AIRMALL USA
  • Gregg Paradies, president and CEO, The Paradies Shops
DETAILS: AIRMALL® USA, the leading airport concessions developer in North Americaand operator of the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), hasmarked the beginning of a new era in high-quality airport dining with the openingof Bar Symon, the first airport restaurant to feature the inventive cuisine ofcelebrity chef Michael Symon. On August 20, Chef Symon will join officialsfrom Allegheny County, the Allegheny County Airport Authority, AIRMALL,and The Paradies Shops for a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony at therestaurant. During the event, travelers and attendees will also enjoy samples ofthe restaurant’s inventive cuisine. In addition, a select number of people that arethe first to visit the restaurant during the grand opening will receive acomplimentary autographed cookbook from Chef Symon.
PHOTOS: Photo opportunities include:

  • Chef Michael Symon
  • Interior and exterior shots of Bar Symon
  • Shots of the food from Bar Symon
  • Ribbon cutting with Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald