Chickie's & Pete's to Open in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall in Time for Miss America 2016

Sep 10, 2015

Chickie's & Pete's to Open in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall in Time for Miss America 2016

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center, today announced a partnership with Chickie’s &  Pete’s where the legendary sports bar will offer two of its most desired items – Crabfries and chicken tenders – at Boardwalk Hall.  

This newly branded concession stand, which is located on the Mississippi side of the concourse, will debut this Sunday, September 13, at the 2016 Miss America Competition.  

"We are extremely excited to continue our expansion in Atlantic City at Boardwalk Hall. It is a world class facility that we are proud to be a part of. These opportunities are a testament to the great relationships we have established with Spectra at many of their locations and to the unique food offerings we provide," said Pete Ciarrocchi, CEO of Chickie's & Pete's.  "Our reputation of providing the best guest experience in the business continues to grow well outside of our home base in the Philadelphia region.  Boardwalk Hall will introduce new guests to our signature food items, including our World Famous Crabfries.  Atlantic City is an exciting place to be.  Our relationship with Tropicana and now, Boardwalk Hall shows our belief in this great city."

“Enhancing the customer experience at our venues is one of our main objectives  here in Atlantic City.  Partnering with Chickie’s & Pete’s will enable us to provide their outstanding product in a unique setting at Boardwalk Hall,” said Spectra’s Fran Rodowicz, General Manager of Boardwalk Hall.

Chickie’s & Pete’s currently partners with Spectra at the Wells Fargo Center, Citizens Bank Park, and Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, the PPL Center in Allentown, PA, and PPL Park in Chester, PA.

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s expertise is embodied within three divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services & Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services) and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan). Learn more at

Comcast Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a Fortune 50 media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., In addition to Spectra, Comcast Spectacor owns and operates the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the Wells Fargo Center venue. Visit us at, and for more information.