Target Field's distinctive flavor
Target Field® might be best known for the action on the diamond, but it's fast gaining an exciting and renowned culinary reputation. With recognized global leader Delaware North Sportservice and Executive Chef Pastor Jimenez providing inspiration in the kitchen, your event will be meticulously catered to, with refreshing fare and surprising choices from course to course, from start to finish. And beyond being delectable, you'll enjoy attention to detail and a flawless presentation. Rest assured - the dining aspect of your event will be tasteful in every way.
The Twins were honored that Target Field was chosen to host the 2010 Major League Baseball Owners Dinner, as well as the prestigious Diamond Awards dinner for ALS research. Here's to another rewarding year.
2010 "Best of the Cities"
Target Field Culinary Team
2010 "Food and Beverage Excellence"
Delaware North Sportservice
2010 Peta Vegetarian-Friendly Ballpark Award
Chef Kurt began his career with Delaware North in 2003 at Soldier Field in Chicago. He started as an hourly purchasing manager and assisted the Executive Chef. In the span of 3 years he helped open the stadium, was promoted to Sous Chef, attended Kendall College for Culinary Arts and was promoted to Executive Sous Chef. In 2006, Kurt decided to pursue a business venture. He spent 2 years building his own restaurant business before eventually selling his shares to his business partner.
In 2009, Kurt agreed to rejoin Chef Pastor, after the two had teamed up previously in Chicago, and undertake the challenge of opening Target Field. He relocated his family and moved to the Twin Cities. He has taken on many roles at Target Field including 3 years as Suites Chef, 2 years as Legends Club Chef and in July of 2014 he was promoted to Executive Chef.
In addition to the many roles at Target Field, Kurt has traveled to the CIA in Napa Valley both in 2011 and 2013 and earned certifications from the ACF and CIA. He also cooked for the ownership groups at the 2013 NLCS and World Series in St. Louis as well as Super Bowl XLVIII in New York at Met Life Stadium. His most recent travels took him to San Diego for the 2016 All-Star Game.
Chef Kurt plans to continue to set the standards for ballpark dining, both in premium areas and in concessions. He makes huge efforts to work with local partners, sponsors and suppliers to uphold the status of Target Field as the best ballpark in America.
All-Day Meeting Packages
||Breakfast, lunch, afternoon break. Packages for groups big and small.|
||Made-to-order eggs, French toast station, smoked salmon platters. Options galore.|
||Keep it simple with sandwiches and wraps.|
||Deliciously themed choices from around the world.|
Plated Lunch Entrees
||A good choice for more sophisticated lunch palates.|
Plated Salad Entrees
||Complex flavors on the lighter side of lunch.|
Game Day Fare
||Ballpark classics plus a few pleasant surprises.|
||Finger food and toothpick favorites. Choices hot and chilled.|
Antipasto and Seafood Displays
||Farm fresh meets ocean fresh. The Seafood Tower is magnificent.|
Plated Dinner Selections
||Fine dining makes for a fine event. Our signature dishes.|
||An assortment of entrees and a variety of sides. Create a masterpiece.|
||Enjoy what an expert chef can do and watch it happen live.|
Desserts/Sweet Hors d'Oeuvres
||Delectable creations for the discerning sweet tooth.|
Strolling Dessert Carts
||You won't let these scrumptious quick bites pass you by.|
Wines, Beers and Liquors
||Superior bottles and spirits to celebrate with guests.|
We brought in 100+ contractors to Target Field and in all the years we have hosted the sessions,
we have never received as many compliments about the food.
Roderic Southall, Metropolitan Council