Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward Tuesday vetoed an extension of the current food and beverage lease agreement at Pensacola International Airport.
Hayward plans to award the ten-year contract to Missouri-based OHM, which represents Chick-fil-A, Corona Beach House, Surf City Squeeze and Einstein Brothers Bagels. It takes effect when the Varona’s Restaurant contract expires at the end of this month.
The Pensacola City Council Thursday evening deadlocked in voting on a food and drink concessions deal for Pensacola International Airport. The 4-4 outcome means the proposal fails.
Council members PC Wu, Megan Pratt, Charles Bare and Sherri Myers voted against the connection plan. Those voting in favor were Jewell Cannada-Wynn, Larry B. Johnson, Andy Terhaar and Gerald Wingate. Councilman Brian Spencer abstained.
The Pensacola City Council could take a final vote Thursday evening, on a concessions deal for Pensacola International Airport. A vote would end a four-month layover.
In this corner, Pensacola Brands – featuring the Fish House, Bagelhead’s and Varona’s, and backed by New York-based Creative Food Group. In the other corner, OHM Foods – a Missouri-based firm representing Chick-fil-A, Corona Beach House, Surf City Squeeze and Einstein Brothers Bagels.
And the choice for the ten-year, $1.8 million contracts, selected by a five-member committee , is -- OHM.