BETHESDA, Md., June 28 /PRNewswire/ — HMSHost, a world leader in travel dining and shopping, celebrated the official unveiling of the beautiful new West Chevron International Pier at Vancouver International Airport. The grand opening highlighted popular new additions to the airport’s food and beverage offerings. Milestone’s Grill & Bar, Tim Horton’s, Starbucks Coffee, and Pizza Hut are a direct result of a five-year contract extension awarded to HMSHost by the airport in 2006.

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“These new restaurants complement our existing exceptional food and beverage offerings,” said Tony Gugliotta, Senior Vice President, Vancouver International Airport. “We are very pleased to continue our partnership with HMSHost.”

“Our goal is to provide the best mix of local, regional, and international brands, along with excellent customer service. We are pleased to offer travelers in the West Chevron pier these exciting new dining options that fulfill that goal,” said Pat Banducci, Senior Vice President of Business Development for HMSHost.

In addition to international brands Starbucks Coffee and Pizza Hut, regional favorites include:

Tim Horton’s


Arguably Canada’s largest and most popular brand, Tim Horton’s offers freshly brewed 100% Arabica coffee, specialty teas and a variety of fresh baked goods including donuts, muffins, pies, bagels, cookies and Danishes. Tim Horton’s also serves a breakfast menu of biscuit sandwiches, low fat yogurt and berries, and a lunch menu of soup and sandwich combo meals prepared with seasonal fruit and vegetables.

Milestone’s Grill & Bar

With over 30 locations across Canada, Milestone’s is considered a trendsetter in creating innovative and appetizing food and beverage offerings. The menu provides a wide selection of entrées and appetizers. Enticing signature dishes include familiar foods with unique twists, such as Fire- Grilled Wild Coho Salmon and Red Curry Chicken Bowl. Whether it’s for lunch, brunch, dinner, or just a quick drink and appetizers, you’ll always find something great at Milestone’s.

About HMSHost


HMSHost is world-renowned for creating customized shopping and dining spaces in travel venues. The innovative company operates in more than 100 airport locations around the globe, including 19 of the 20 busiest airports in North America. HMSHost has annual sales in excess of $2.3 billion and employs more than 28,000 associates worldwide.

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Autogrill S.p.A, HMSHost and the rest of the Autogrill Group are recognized leaders in travel amenities. With sales exceeding euro 3.9 billion, Autogrill is present in 33 countries with more than 4,800 points of sale in more than 1050 locations (including 163 airports and 689 motorways) where 51,000 employees serve over 840 million customers every year. Visit for more information.

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