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NJ Devils and Prudential Center Announce Arena ‘ImPRUvments’

As the 2023-24 season begins, the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center have announced a new and “imPRUved” experience for food and beverage, hospitality spaces and technology.

Levy, a market leader in world-class hospitality at sports and entertainment venues, will take over as the official hospitality partner of Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils.

“We’re beyond thrilled to welcome our new hospitality partner, Levy, and provide a reimagined food and beverage experience for our fans as we get ready to open a highly anticipated 2023-24 NHL regular season,” said Jake Reynolds, President, New Jersey Devils & Prudential Center. “As a top-five rated venue in the world, we are committed to elevating and easing our fan experience with Levy through first-class service, local food sourcing and enhanced technology at concession stands around the arena.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Prudential Center to create a new era of food and beverage experiences that prioritize what fans have shared is most important – the restaurants, products, and flavors that are authentically New Jersey,” said Andy Lansing, CEO of Levy. “That ‘Made in Jersey’ vision, which is so unique and already comes to life in many ways on the ice and throughout the fan experience, has guided how we’ve engaged with the state’s incredible food and beverage communities. We’re beyond proud to honor those partners and tastes at the Prudential Center.”

What’s Coming to the Menu?

Highlights of the new food and beverage experience include:

  • Jersey Signature dishes crafted by the culinary team from Levy at Prudential Center, including new Hand-Breaded and Tossed Chicken Tenders (Sections 16 and 130), Disco Fries (Section 1), The Honey Hen Hot Chicken Sandwich (Section 16 and 130) and The Jersey Ripper Hot Dog, a footlong deep-fried all-beef hot dog topped with secret slaw, grilled peppers and onions, and Jersey Jerk relish (Section 126)
  • New restaurant partners and purveyors in concessions – including a burger concept exclusive to Prudential Center created with Pat LaFrieda, Popcorn For The People, and Broritos Food Truck – will join returning favorites Toms River Brewing, Goya and Calandra’s Bakery
  • Additional Jersey Specials and local restaurant partners will be introduced in concessions throughout the season
  • New automated self-checkout technology on the main concourse, giving fans more control and increasing speed of service

A New Event-Level Club and Social Gathering Spot on the Main Concourse

Fans will also experience high-end upgrades to multiple hospitality spaces throughout the arena. The brand new Prudential Lounge will serve as an event level elevated, flexible hospitality space located adjacent to Mulberry Street that visually ties in the surrounding city and arena, with access provided to assigned premium ticket members.

Prudential Lounge guests will be able to use the Prudential Lounge as a ticket entrance, which will be accessible for Devils home games and other select events throughout the year. To view renderings.

Brand new to The Rock, will be the Foundry Bar, located in the East Concourse. The metal and steel framework of the bar provides abreflection of Newark’s strong industrial past.

“With the introduction of these new hospitality spaces and arena enhancements, we hope that this brings even more of a sense of anticipation and exhilaration each time our guests step through Prudential Center’s doors,” said Stephen Rosebrook, executive vice president, general manager Prudential Center. “The Rock will continue to be a desired marquee destination for Newark and all of New Jersey for many years to come and we know that these new improvements are just the start. Prudential Center will continually serve as a fresh canvas for unforgettable fan experiences, waiting for unique memories to be crafted.”

In addition to the new hospitality spaces coming to Prudential Center, M Lounge by BMW has undergone renovations that will include added soft and hard goods, as well as an extension of the current space. The Fanatics Team Store on the East Concourse will have an expanded footprint and will be relocated to the top of the M&M’s Tower staircase.

The arena will also upgrade its technological infrastructure, supported by new 5G internet, in partnership with Verizon, and the installation of Lightpath’s all-fiber products and services. Besides network and Wi-Fi improvements, Verizon will implement, with Levy, cashless and touchless purchasing processes for ease of sale at concession stands via new Verizon Aifi Lane and Mashgin technology.

These enhancements are part of a multi-year roll-out with further additional updates to still be announced.

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