Food trucks will not be allowed in the America’s Cup Park or America’s Cup Village during the upcoming international regatta, the San Francisco Business Times reported.
The event’s “master concessionaire,” Levy Premium Foodservice, has asked for applications for 27 food and beverage slots and 12 booths, but has specifically excluded food trucks, according to the newspaper. It’s also looking for vendors for a separate 5,000-square-foot sports bar and food and beverage outlet. Read More
As the Summer Olympics continue with much fanfare in London, San Francisco is preparing for its own world-class sporting event — the 34th America’s Cup. In less than three weeks, the first sailing races will commence on the Bay, ushering in a series of regattas expected to generate nearly 9,000 jobs and more than $1 billion in economic activity across the region over the next year and a half. Read More
Bay regulators will consider letting organizers of the America’s Cup moor yachts and other fancy boats close to shore during the event, but they want a clear distinction between such temporary accommodations and billionaire Larry Ellison’s future in the Bay.
For a map detailing four open-water basins in S.F. that may be used to moor vessels related to the race, click on the photo to the right. Read More
On the America’s Cup to-do list for the next two years: Make plans and review the heck out of them. Demolish some buildings, build others. Design and erect yachts, then race them. Attract hundreds of thousands of people and then entertain them. And what else?
Oh yeah — pay for it all.
Two entities — the America’s Cup Organizing Committee and the America’s Cup Event Authority — are tasked with raising a total of $300 million. Read More