THE EXCLUSIVE IN HOUSE FOOD & BEVERAGE COMPANY OF CENTURYLINK FIELD

Who We Are

The Seattle Seahawks and First & Goal Inc. created First & Goal Hospitality in 2017 as a local Seattle company focused exclusively on delivering the best food experience to fans and guests at CenturyLink Field. From the start we established three pillars that serve as the foundation for all that we do – keep it local, make it high quality and do it sustainably. We are proud to deliver a first class food experience to the loudest and most passionate fans in sports.

Chef Action Caesar Salad 2019

EXECUTIVE CHEF

MATTEO CASINI

CHEF MATTEO

Chef Matteo was born into a culinary family in Florence, Italy. At the age of 14, he received his initial training at a family restaurant and decided to become a chef like his grandfather, father and uncle. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University in Florida, he was hired as Executive Sous Chef at Tropicana Field in 2011 and was promoted to Executive Chef in 2014. He moved to Seattle in 2016 to work as Executive Sous Chef at CenturyLink Field, before being promoted to Executive Chef in 2019. Mirroring his Italian background, he’s found a passion for providing fresh, local, sustainable food to all fans.

EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF

PARKER DOUGHERTY

CHEF PARKER

Chef Parker is a South Louisiana native and attended the Louisiana Culinary Institute. With 13 years in the culinary industry, his career has spanned through stadiums, arenas, and convention centers across the country. Chef Parker started his career in the NFL working at the Chiefs’ Arrowhead Stadium, before moving back to New Orleans to work for the Saints at the Superdome. He moved to Seattle in 2014 to work as the Executive Sous Chef for the Seattle Mariners, before joining the team at CenturyLink Field in August of 2017 as Catering Sous Chef. Parker was promoted to Executive Sous Chef for CenturyLink Field in 2019.

What We Do

First & Goal Hospitality (FGH) is the exclusive food and beverage provider for CenturyLink Field, CenturyLink Field Event Center and the WAMU Theater. FGH manages and operates all general concessions and premium dining at Seahawks games, Sounders FC matches, and other stadium events. FGH also provides catering services for corporate events, consumer shows and concerts in the WAMU Theater.

TASTE SEATTLE IN ONE STOP

We are proud to collaborate with vendors and restaurants from the Pioneer Square, SoDo, and Chinatown/International District neighborhoods to bring local favorites to stadium fans. Whether fans are looking for tacos, locally-cured meats, fresh-shucked oysters, or a pork belly Banh Mi, we have you covered!

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

PHO CYCLO

FUJI BAKERY

MANU'S TACOS

PECO'S PIT

VIET WAH

GRAND CENTRAL BAKERY

MACRINA BAKERY

CITY PRODUCE

SKY PRODUCE

SOUND PRODUCE

CHARLIES PRODUCE

CRAWFISH KING

DOUGH ZONE

QUALITY ATHLETICS

ELYSIAN BREWERY

ODIN STAR

TAI TUNG

YOUNG TEA

THAI CURRY SIMPLE

GO POKE

THE FORK AND FIN

SUGAR AND SPOON

LADY YUM

SKILLET

OFF THE REZ

THE VET CHEF

PIE BAR