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Denver Airport Food Court Upgrade

Denver Airport Food Court Upgrade

The Denver International Airport is adding a new and improved waiting lounge

The lounge will have a food court, restrooms, and wifi for users

The Denver Post reports a new lounge and food court will open in September at the Denver International Airport. The 45-minute waiting area is an upgrade from the old waiting area, which the airport felt needed remodeling.

The waiting area is across from Pena Boulevard and is meant to be a place for people picking up passengers to wait. It provides a warm space for people to relax and wait for their loved ones to arrive.

This waiting area is one of the few in the country, and this new area will provide even more benefits for those waiting. The lounge will have wifi, bathrooms, and screens continuously updated with flight information. The lounge will also hold 40% more than the current waiting area.

There will also be a food court in the area with various fast-food chain restaurants such as Subway, ZPizza, and Baja Fresh. A Dunkin’ Donuts will be added as well, which will have a drive-thru.The airport hopes that these new plans will create a more user-friendly waiting area and please people waiting for others to land.

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Airport Concessions
Most restaurants and shops pre-security are shut down due to low demand. Shops post-security are open on a limited basis. Most vendors have advised that they are cutting hours due to a dramatic decrease in demand.
Some airport lounges remain open and provide a variety of food and beverage options. Visit the Airport Lounges page to learn more.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is America&rsquos Tastiest Airport! We provide many great options for dining. Grab a quick snack or enjoy a leisurely meal. Food is available on both sides of security.

Food and beverages are available for sale 24 hours a day, seven days a week at select restaurants pre-security in all three terminals. Restaurants located past security generally open one hour before departures from nearby gates and remain open up to 30 minutes after the last scheduled flight arrives.

Meals that contain less than three ounces of liquid (such as soup, yogurt or peanut butter) may be carried through security. Drinks may be purchased past security and carried onto the plane.

Looking to search for a restaurant on a map? Visit our Maps page.

Terminal 3 Restaurants

Peet's Coffee (Level 1, Pre-security)
This locally operated coffee shop offers superior quality coffees and teas in multiple forms. Enjoy a latte, an iced coffee or other specialty items.

Ajo Al's (North Concourse)
Meet authentic Mexican cuisine with a Sonoran style twist. Ajo Al&rsquos is an Arizona original since 1986. From fresh, handcrafted house specialties to handmade Mexican food, you&rsquoll find yourself at home here in Phoenix. This family owned and operated café has time and again shown Arizonans they mean business when they say, &ldquoOriginality never tasted so good!&rdquo

Giant Coffee (South Concourse) - Temporarily Closed
Located inside the Ironwood store. Serving direct trade first-rate espresso, single-origin coffee and scratch pastries.

The Habit Burger Grill (Post-security) - Temporarily Closed
A national favorite offering charburgers, sandwiches, frozen treats and more.

Panera Bread (South Concourse)

Panera Bread is a leading brand in the bakery and café industry. This locally- operated restaurant offers delicious freshly baked cookies, muffins, brownies, croissants, quiches, breads, soups, salads, sandwiches and more.

Phoenix Beer Co. (North Concourse)

Locally brewed beers make this an inviting place to enjoy an assortment of great stout, porter, and ale beers. Find what beer fits your taste buds while you indulge in a paired one-of-a-kind dish: enter the gastropub concept.

Scramble (North Concourse) - Temporarily Closed
Fresh ingredients - &ldquoIt just tastes better.&rdquo That is what makes this breakfast and lunch joint so unique. With vegan and gluten-friendly options, Scramble prides itself on using local farmers and vendors to deliver fresh and delicious food.

SanTan Brewing Company (South Concourse)
Enjoy award-winning, locally brewed beer as well as salads, sandwiches, wine and more.

Shake Shack (South Concourse)

A national favorite serving frozen custard, shakes, hotdogs, burgers, and more.

Starbucks (Post-security)

In addition to roasting and serving high-quality whole-bean coffees, Starbucks also offers a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and a host of other delectable treats.

Starbucks (North Concourse)

Located in the North Concourse, this Starbucks offers a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and a host of other delectable treats.

Starbucks (South Concourse) - Temporarily Closed

Located inside the Best of the Valley store. In addition to roasting and serving high-quality whole-bean coffees, Starbucks also offers a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and a host of other delectable treats.

The Tavern (South Concourse) - Temporarily Closed
From legendary Phoenix Chef Mark Tarbell. Salads, sandwiches, burgers, and a variety of entrees make this an enjoyable local dining experience.

Terminal 4 Restaurants

Blue Mesa Tacos
Blue Mesa Tacos located pre-security in Terminal 4 offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Order a bowl, burrito or tacos and stuff it with your favorite Southwestern fillings and toppings.

Chelsea's Kitchen
Chelsea&rsquos Kitchen is located pre-security in Terminal 4, offering a gluten-free menu of American and Southwestern dishes.

Cheuvront Restaurant & Wine Bar - Temporarily Closed
Cheuvront Restaurant and Wine Bar offers an extensive wine collection, award-winning artisan cheese selection and eclectic menu, sure to delight any palate. Cheuvront&rsquos has a variety of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a full bar.

Dunkin&rsquo - Temporarily Closed
Dunkin&rsquo has more than doughnuts: From great-tasting snacks to coffee and refreshments for all tastes, Dunkin&rsquo has you covered.

Joe's Real BBQ - Temporarily Closed
Joe&rsquos offers real food &ndash barbecue slow-cooked over pecan wood and equally delicious side dishes and desserts. From a variety of meal plates to sandwiches to specialties such as stuffed baked potatoes, you&rsquoll find real tasty and memorable dishes at Joe&rsquos.

Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles - Temporarily Closed
Lo-Lo's is focused on creating the juiciest, most flavorful fried chicken and the fullest, most melt-in-your-mouth waffles.

The Rocket - Temporarily Closed
Hand-stretched pizzas, sandwiches and salads will cure every appetite. Local craft beers and assorted wines are also available.

Smashburger - Temporarily Closed
Served "Delicious&rdquo means dedication to crafting the best-tasting burger around. Burgers, chicken and shakes are offered.

Starbucks (Level 1 Baggage Claim)

In addition to roasting and serving high-quality whole-bean coffees, Starbucks also offers a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and a host of other delectable treats.

Wildflower Bread Company -
Temporarily Closed
Wildflower believes success comes down to three things &ndash outstanding food, great service and clean restaurants. The restaurant offers an array of breakfast, lunch and dinner options from fresh breads and pastries to hearty sandwiches and healthy salads.

Yogurtology - Temporarily Closed
From its 24-Karat Cake to its Bananarama to its Outrageous Orange dishes, Yogurtology has it all covered. A wide assortment of flavors and toppings are available.

Blanco Tacos & Tequila
Gate A5
This casual, contemporary restaurant serves gourmet Mexican specialties such as tacos, fajitas, and cheese crisps in addition to breakfast burritos. Blanco also has a full bar serving unique tequilas, sangria and more.

Dilly's Deli
Gate A7

This grab and go café offers a selection of fresh salads, sandwiches, sides, beverages and desserts.

Olive & Ivy
Gate A3

The menu offers a fresh, updated selection of slow-cooked, flavor-drenched Mediterranean classics such as paninis, salads, and more.

Panda Express
Gate A9
Order your favorite Panda Express selection such as orange chicken, spring rolls and Beijing beef.

Wildflower Bread Company
Gate A9
(24 hours)
- Temporarily Reducing Hours
Wildflower believes success comes down to three things &ndash outstanding food, great service and clean restaurants. The restaurant offers an array of breakfast, lunch and dinner options from fresh breads and pastries to hearty sandwiches and healthy salads.

Gate A5

Zinburger has a perfectly grilled, juicy burger and a cold, creamy milkshake waiting for you. Treat yourself to a Zinfully indulgent experience at Zinburger.

Zinc Brasserie Grab & Go
Gate A1
This is a grab and go version of the popular Zinc Brasserie full restaurant, which serves tasty salads, sandwiches, packaged snacks and specialty desserts.

Delux - Temporarily Closed
Gate A22
Delux proudly serves Niman Ranch USDA Choice, all-natural, vegetarian-fed beef. Stop by for a hearty burger, delicious hotdogs, savory sweet potato fries and much more.

Dilly's Deli
Gate A17
This grab and go café offers a selection of fresh salads, sandwiches, sides, beverages and desserts.

Four Peaks Brewery
Gate A20

The Four Peaks mission is to provide consistent high quality beer, food and service in a community-based atmosphere. Sample award-winning brew and a variety of other menu options such as fish and chips or grilled chicken beer bread.

Humble Pie Pizza - Temporarily Closed
Gate A20
Looking for a pizza on the go? Stop by Humble Pie which offers many options for pizza enthusiasts, including the famous SOP pizza or the Buffalo Chicken pizza. Other options at this quick-serve location include sandwiches and salads.

Peet's Coffee & Tea
Gate A18

Offers superior quality coffees and teas in multiple forms, by sourcing the best quality coffee beans and tea leaves in the world. Enjoy a latte, an iced coffee or other specialty items.

Pei Wei - Temporarily Closed
Gate A22

Each dish is carefully prepared from the Kung Pao chicken to the savory beef and broccoli. The restaurant also offers a variety of appetizers, salads and entrée options.

Tammie Coe Cakes
Gate A25

With a wondrous eye for detail, Tammie&rsquos cakes and cookies are multi-sensory experiences that only begin with the bold colors and free-form designs.

Cowboy Ciao Express
Gate B3

This Cowboy Ciao location features grab-and-go versions of the modern American food its known for.

Focaccia Fiorentina
Gate B7

High-quality, genuine Italian food is available at this grab and go unit. Choose from salads, sandwiches on focaccia bread, cold pastas and more.

Matt's Big Breakfast
Gate B5
Breakfast is served all day. Matt&rsquos eggs are cage-free and cracked to order. All egg plates are served with toast and hashbrowns or home fries. Other options include a mouth-watering butter burger, salads, a classic Reuben and more.

Gate B9

OHSO is a unique and fun brewery/grill offering burgers, sandwiches, salads and local brews. Try a glass of Popsicle Blonde and hear the ice cream truck in the distance!

Pita Jungle - Temporarily Closed
Gate B3
Pita Jungle serves breakfast and lunch or dinner featuring the popular Mediterranean dishes it has been known for since 1994, including a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

The Refuge Coffee Food & Wine
Gate B9

You&rsquoll find great coffee, specialty drinks, baked goods, sandwiches, and wine at the Refuge Coffee Food and Wine. Its roasted coffee beans are imported from countries in Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Rim, among others.

Sweet Republic - Temporarily Closed
Gate B5

The all-natural, award-winning, handcrafted ice cream made at Sweet Republic has one simple philosophy: start with the purest ingredients and you get the most flavorful ice cream experience.

Gate B3
Wendy&rsquos stands for honest food&helliphigher quality, fresh, wholesome food&hellipprepared when your order it. Enjoy burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads and more.

Zookz - Temporarily Closed
Gate B9

Zookz is a local favorite whose specialties are grilled sandwiches, perfect for eating on the go.

Cowboy Ciao
Gate B22
Cowboy Ciao features modern American food, with global influences from Italy and Mexico, as well as a taste of the American southwest.

La Madeleine
Gate B20

This award-winning French bakery is très bien regardless of what you order for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. This country French café offers chicken entrees, iced mochas, French dip sandwiches, soups, tiramisu, and more.

Gate B20
This franchise is among America&rsquos most recognizable brands. The golden arches have been creating history since its founding in 1955. Enjoy breakfast specialties such as the Egg McMuffin or lunch and dinner favorites such as the Big Mac.>

Mission Grab & Go
Gate B17
Pick up last-minute snacks and drinks at this convenient grab-and-go location.

Gate B17

In addition to roasting and serving high-quality whole-bean coffees, Starbucks also offers a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and a host of other delectable treats.

Humble Pie Pizza
Gate C3
Looking for a pizza on the go? Stop by Humble Pie which offers many options for pizza enthusiasts, including the famous SOP pizza or the Buffalo Chicken pizza. Other menu options at this quick-serve location include sandwiches and salads.

Los Taquitos
Gate C3
Family recipes include street tacos, tortas, tostados and more!

Nocawich and Nocawich Express (Temporarily Closed)
Gate C2 and Gate C3
Nocawich serves up tasty gourmet breakfast and brunch dishes, plus classic and specialty salads. You can&rsquot go wrong with their assortment of bagels and burgers, whether you&rsquore eating in-house or on the go. A grab and go location is also available.

Gate C1

In addition to roasting and serving high-quality whole-bean coffees, Starbucks also offers a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and a host of other delectable treats.

Cartel Coffee
Gate C13

The &ldquoscientists&rdquo at this lab bring some of the world&rsquos most intriguing coffees, roast them delicately, brew them with precision and serve them with a smile.

Panera Bread
Gate C17
Full menu
Panera Bread is a leading brand in the bakery and café industry. You can count on delicious freshly baked cookies, muffins, brownies, croissants, quiches, breads, soups, salads, sandwiches and more. All menu items are prepared daily.

Sir Veza's Taco Garage
Gate C13

Take a cruise of their taco tours, burritos and bowls, as well as a nice selection of burgers and kid menu items.

Zinc Brasserie
Gate C11
Full menu
Breakfast menu
Begin with a tasty starter dish or salad and then treat yourself to a zinc omelet or other main course and then cap it with one of their specialty desserts. A full bar is also available.

Barrio Cafe
Gate D1

Tableside guacamole, enchiladas camaron, pollo poblana, and other unique dishes as well as a vast selection of tequila are available at this restaurant.

La Grande Orange
Gate D1

Treat yourself to great food and a friendly café at La Grande Orange (LGO). Its easygoing counter-service option for pizza, sandwiches, salads and baked goods and coffee will have you craving for more visits.

Peet's Coffee & Tea
Gate D1
Offers superior quality coffees and teas in multiple forms, by sourcing the best quality coffee beans and tea leaves in the world. Enjoy a latte, an iced coffee or other specialty items.

Dining FAQs

Are any restaurants or shops open late in the evening?

Generally, at least one eatery is available before the first boarding and the last departure. However, there are some exceptions due to the frequency of airlines changing their schedules. At least one-pre-security eatery is open 24 hours a day in each terminal.

Are there any restaurants where I can get gluten-free, vegan or vegetarian meals?

Yes, check out some restaurants at Phoenix Sky Harbor that offer gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options.

Do any Airport restaurants offer kids menus?

Yes. Many restaurants offer special meals or items on their menus specifically for children. Inquire at specific restaurants for details.

Crayola Experience

Creative and active types alike will find adventure here at this Crayola mecca where kids can paint, color, dance, animate and even become a coloring page character. Melt down crayons to make a souvenir to take home, use your tokens (included with admission) to name a crayon anything you want and watch a short movie and demo about how crayons are made. Admission is $19.99 at the door, but you can get $3 off admission if you purchase online .

photo: NVJ via Flickr

Nickelodeon Universe

The center of the Mall is Nickelodeon Universe, a seven-acre amusement park (the largest indoor theme park in the US) that includes 28 rides and attractions. There are four roller coasters from wild to mild, a splashy log ride, Ferris wheel, carousel, bumper cars and more. You’ll find plenty of amusements for the younger set alongside thrills for your older crew. We suggest getting an unlimited ride wristband ($35.99, or two-consecutive days for $49.99). They are good for the entire day and any of the rides, which means you can explore other attractions in the Mall, grab some lunch, and do it all again. If you want to include the zipline or Moose Mountain Mini-Golf, the wristband is $40.99.

Tip: Save $5 if you buy a wristband in advance online .

Allow: 1-4 hours (per day) depending on how many times you go back for more!

photo courtesy Mall of America

Sealife Minnesota Aquarium

An aquarium in a mall? Yep, and it’s not small either: there are 10,000 sea creatures here! In addition to touch tanks upon entry (while you wait!) you’ll soon find yourself in for some major aquatic enchantment. Once you’ve been mesmerized by the Ray Tank, you’ll find yourself among a sea of seahorses. There’s also a 300-foot ocean walk-through tunnel that allows you to be one with the sharks and sea turtles. General admission tickets start at $14.99 (you can save by purchasing in advance ) but you can upgrade to get behind-the-scenes tours and feed the rays!

Looking for More? Check out FlyOver America a way-cool flight ride that doesn’t just show you what it’s like to soar like an eagle: it takes you on an aerial tour of the United States. Xscape is a video and interactive gaming center: there are two in the mall, one “central” and one on the east side . There’s also the Amazing Mirror Maze on the north end.

Where to Stay

There’s no better option for families than the Raddison Blu Mall of America . It is chic yet family-friendly (please spend some time lounging in the “pod” chairs in the lobby) and you can take the skyway, right off the second floor mezzanine directly to the Mall. Not only that, but you end up right near the food court and Nickelodeon World (and the American Girl store). There’s a world-class spa and—parents rejoice—a package pickup service. Guests of the hotel can shop until they drop and then simply call the hotel. They send a staff member within minutes to take your bags directly back to your room for you, which frees you up to ride the rollercoaster, without worrying about your purchases. The hotel also keeps bees on their roof. Watch for bee demos and delicious honey-infused treats on the menu of the on-site restaurant FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar (also available through room service—just sayin’). The hotel sports a gorgeous, salt-water, indoor pool stocked with pool noodles, water guns and more. When booking, check out their family packages including: An American Girl package which includes a doll-sized travel bed to keep, a welcome letter and access to American Girl book library the Nickelodeon Universe package which includes wristbands the Crayola Experience package which includes tickets to the Crayola attraction, a backpack buddy and a 10” Crayola plush toy the Family Fun upgrade which includes tickets to the Aquarium or wristbands for the rides and a kid’s tent to keep and the splurge-worthy American Dream package which hooks you up with tickets to almost everything in Nickelodeon Universe plus shopping coupons and more. Rooms start at $143.65.

Vendors will have your order ready inside at their counters.

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Denver Airport Food Court Upgrade - Recipes

ABSOLUT Vodka, Cruzan Coconut Rum, peach schnapps, pineapple and cranberry juices, and a fresh orange slice. Make it a large for just $1 more!

Island Mai Tai

Cruzan Rum, triple sec, sweet lime juice, orange and pineapple juices, and a splash of MYERS&rsquoS ® Dark Rum. Make it a large for just $1 more!

Deep Eddy Citrus Shandy

(limited availability, while supplies last) Deep Eddy Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka, sweet lemon juice, and Blue Moon Belgian Ale create this perfectly refreshing cocktail.

Classic Cocktails

Legendary Long Island Iced Tea

If you're going to drink tea, make sure it's a Long Island! Made with house vodka, rum, gin, and triple sec.

Upgrade to Ketel One ® Vodka, BACARDÍ Superior Rum, Grand Marnier, and TANQUERAY ® Gin for just $2 more.

Tito's Strawberry Lemonade

Who doesn't love a good strawberry lemonade? It's even harder to say no when it's spiked with Tito&rsquos Handmade Vodka. Cheers!

Dirty Martini

Vodka, dry vermouth, and olives.


Classic Cosmo, made with vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and citrus juices in chilled martini glass.

Ruby's Hickory Bloody Mary

Our own Bloody Mary with vodka and our signature hickory bourbon sauce.

Tito's Raspberry Mule

Tito's Handmade Vodka with raspberries, ginger beer and fresh lime.

Signature Sangria & Wine

Signature Sangria

Make it a Large for $1 more!


Fresh and fruity, this red sangria is made with big berry flavors, brandy, fresh sour, Canyon Road Cabarnet Sauvignon, and a hint of citrus.


Enjoy this sweet sensation made with Ava Grace RosÉ, brandy, strawberries, and fresh citrus notes.

Premium Wine

Upgrade to a larger pour for just $2 more!

Prosecco, La Marca
White Zinfandel, Beringer
Pinot Grigio, Ruffino Lumina
Sauvignon Blanc, Nobilo
Chardonnay, Kendall-Jackson

Pinot Noir, Mark West
Merlot, Red Diamond
Cabernet, Josh Cellars

Wine List

Here at the ChopHouse you’ll find a relaxed atmosphere, friendly, professional service and a diverse menu featuring steaks, chops, seafood, and a great tavern menu in the bar. Handcrafted Ales brewed on-site, small batch bourbons, and an extensive wine list are all reasons to visit us today.

OUR Team:

General Manager – Tonisha Mayrer
Executive Chef – David Middlekauff
Brewmaster – Kevin Marley
Special Events Coordinator – Josiana Mason

On a flight

How are airlines enforcing face masks? Do I have to wear one?

Airlines require that passengers and crew wear a face covering unless a medical condition prevents you from doing so. But compliance is another issue. The New York Times reported numerous accounts of passengers on planes and in airports in which people were not abiding by the safety parameters. Last week, American Airlines recently banned a New York man from its flights after reviewing an incident in which he was kicked off a flight for refusing to wear a face covering.

To ensure masks are worn on its flights, United Airlines released a website update stating that refusal to abide by the airline’s face covering policy will result in a loss of “travel privileges on United for a certain period of time.”


Money Are your frequent flyer miles in jeopardy? See the latest updates

Other airlines, including Delta, Hawaiian, JetBlue and Southwest, have followed up with similar policies.

“If a customer refuses to wear a face covering after being asked, crewmembers will work to de-escalate the situation to the best of their ability to gain compliance,” Derek Dombrowski, a spokesperson for JetBlue, wrote to TODAY in an email. “If the crewmember is unable to gain compliance after following our de-escalations process, the customers will be reported to ground security personnel and will be reviewed for future travel eligibility on JetBlue.”

As mask usage becomes increasingly politicized, Alaska Airlines recently announced that starting in July, the company's flight attendants will be "empowered to issue a final notice to any guest who repeatedly refuses to wear a mask or face covering on board our aircraft." That warning will come in the form of a yellow card handed to the passenger, meaning the individual could be suspended from traveling with the airline for a period of time. "That would be a decision we do not take lightly," reads a statement on the company's blog. "By working together, we do more for the common good.

Safety is our top priority! Starting in early July, our flight attendants will be empowered to issue a warning to any guest who flagrantly refuses to wear a mask on board our aircraft. Learn more on our blog:

— Alaska Airlines (@AlaskaAir) June 30, 2020

Are boarding and deplaning different during the COVID-19 outbreak?

A spokesperson for the Chicago Department of Aviation, which oversees O’Hare and Midway International airports, said that travelers are required to wear a mask or face covering when nearing the gates and boarding an aircraft. As an added reminder, increased signage promoting social distancing and the use of face coverings have been posted in O’Hare, as seen in many other airports nationwide.

Southwest has started boarding only 10 people at a time instead of the usual 30 to promote social distancing. Numerous airlines have also reduced their total boarding capacity. Hawaiian Airlines capped its passenger limit at 70%, a spokesperson said. And while guests are permitted to walk within the cabin, the airline recommends passengers remain seated unless heading to the restroom.

How It Works

Explore your culinary options after picking up one of our twenty draft beers, classic cocktails, or affordably priced wines. Find us for a beverage at one of two large bars (main level and rooftop) or grab a seat in our lounge, dining area, or rooftop deck and one of our many cocktail servers will find you.

Bistro Georgette

Bistro Georgette serves French inspired street food in an approachable&hellip

Steuben's is a classic café. a modern diner. a place to be comfortable and relax.

Your donation will go directly to @_feedthefrontline who teams up with Steuben's Uptown, Steuben's Arvada, Ace Eat Serve and other restaurants to send tasty meals from local eateries to healthcare workers. Every bit, big or small counts! #wegotthisdenver" Donate a side ($3), a sandwich ($10) or an entree ($18) to feed the first responders in your area. We have partnered up with Feeding the Frontliners. Every meal donated goes directly to a local COVID 19 first responder. Help support your local hospital workers, police departments, and fire stations.

The first Magic Pan was a small place on Fillmore Street in San Francisco established by Hungarian immigrants Lazlo and Paulette Fono. Later, they opened a larger place in Ghirardelli Square. [2]

The Quaker Oats Company acquired Magic Pan from the Fonos in 1970, and it became the company's primary restaurant chain. [3] Quaker Oats sold the company [4] to an Oakland, California-based company, Bay Bottlers, in 1982. [5]

In 2005, the Magic Pan name was re-introduced by Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises as a fast-food crepe stand in Northbrook, Illinois. This resurrected version of Magic Pan does not have the crepe-making machine used in the original chain. Instead, it uses recreations of the original recipes. [6] The revived chain opened a second location in the food court of the Mall of America near Minneapolis, Minnesota. [7] The Paradies company currently operates Magic Pan in U.S. airports including Denver and Washington National. [8] [9]

Among the menu items were chicken divan, "chicken elegante", crepe suzette, crêpes filled with spinach and mushroom soufflé, strawberries and sour cream, Chantilly cream, coffee chocolate sauce ice cream, and "cherry royale". [6]

The restaurant designed an automated system to make crepes at a crepe station, consisting of a motorized conveyor that would heat metal pans. An attendant would dip the bottom of the pans in the crepe batter, to ensure an even coating. And then turn the pans upside down while placing them on the gas flame conveyor, so the thin crepes actually cook on the bottom of a clean & greased pan that’s facing upward. The ‘conveyor’ was a gas flame heated circular “wheel” about normal table height that slowly turned and held eight pans maximum at one time.