Kevin Tedesco is in his 23rd year with Aramark and is currently the General Manager at Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies. Tedesco is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of concessions, premium and retail operations at Citizens Bank Park. Tedesco’s tenure with Aramark has taken him to six major sports and entertainment facilities in the New York and Philadelphia Metropolitan areas. Prior to being named General Manager at Citizens Bank Park, Tedesco was the General Manager at Lincoln Financial Field for three seasons and was part of the “Go Green” movement to make the stadium a zero-waste facility and becoming one of the “greenest” stadiums in all of sports. At Citizens Bank Park, Tedesco is part of a team that promotes the “Red Goes Green” initiatives and helped launch the frying oil to bio-fuel program.
In 2004, as the Director of Concessions, Tedesco was responsible for the planning and opening of the concessions operations for the new Citizens Bank Park. Since its opening in 2004, Citizens Bank Park has been ranked at or near the top of all ballpark surveys for F&B and in 2007 was awarded the Food Network Award for “Best Ballpark Eats”.
Tedesco’s facilities have always been on the cutting edge of F&B trends and his locations have continually won or have been at the top of the PETA rankings for having the Most Vegetarian Friendly stadium in both the NFL (Lincoln Financial Field) and MLB (Citizens Bank Park).
Tedesco has also managed some of the highest profile events including the World Series, NLCS & NFC Championships, Stanley Cup Finals, Army/Navy Game and major concerts consisting of U2, The Rolling Stone & Bruce Springsteen. Kevin was also part of the team that managed the 2016 World Meeting of Families event and Papal Mass here in Philadelphia.
A native of Philadelphia, Tedesco is a graduate of Rider University and resides in Medford, NJ with his wife Cheryl and their children Andrew, Laura and Jason.