Legal Sea Foods and Brookstone Named PHL’s

PHILADELPHIA—October 18, 2010—The Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) announced Legal Sea Foods and Brookstone in the D/E Connector as its Restaurant and Retailer of the Quarter for Q1 2010-2011.

The Philadelphia Marketplace’s Cutting EDGE! Program (Excellence Drives Great Experiences) was designed to motivate and reward merchants. Each merchant can earn EDGE! points for exceeding expectations through great customer service and participation in marketing programs. At the end of each quarter, the food and retail merchant with the most points are named “Merchant of the Quarter” respectively.

Legal Sea Foods offers everything under the sea, including signature menu items such as lobster, crab cakes, New England clam chowder, shrimp, salmon and a variety of sandwiches, salads and desserts. The restaurant now serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and takeout to PHL passengers in the B/C Connector.

Located in International Terminal A-West and the B/C and D/E Connectors, Brookstone sells unique gift ideas for any occasion. Catering to busy passengers, the store offers the latest gadgets and innovative consumer products.

“As our first quarter winners, these merchants are setting the bar for customer service very high,” said Anna DiGregorio, Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Marketplace Food & Shops. “Congratulations to the managers and staff at Legal Sea Foods and Brookstone for your outstanding work!”



The company, which is celebrating its 60-year anniversary in 2010, started in Cambridge, Mass. as a seafood market and grew to a restaurant company with locations along the Eastern Seaboard. Legal Sea Foods, still family-owned, has a reputation for serving fish and shellfish with only the very highest levels of quality, freshness and flavor. For more information, please visit


Brookstone, Inc. is an innovative product development company and specialty retailer of unique gifts. Brookstone operates 304 stores nationwide and in Puerto Rico. Typically located in high-traffic regional shopping malls and airports, the stores feature unique and innovative consumer products. For more information, please visit


MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the manager of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning food and retail program consists of stores and eateries throughout all seven terminals at Philadelphia International Airport. The airport features more than 160 in-line stores, restaurants and services, plus more than 30 specialty retail units. MarketPlace Philadelphia Management is the local management company for MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based retail development firm that partners with airports and airlines to develop, lease, and manage airport retail programs. MarketPlace is an affiliate of New England Development, a full-service development company based in Newton, Massachusetts. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter at and become a fan on Facebook.

Emily Watts
For MarketPlace Philadelphia Management
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Anna DiGregorio
MarketPlace Philadelphia Management