Elevate Gourmet Brands hosts grand opening of Pronto! its eye-catching grab n’ go marketplace concept, in SFO Terminal 3. Pronto takes a unique approach to the airport grab n’ go marketplace: partnering exclusively with purveyors from the San Francisco Bay Area’s many distinct neighborhoods and communities to offer airport travelers “curated provisions, sourced locally”, packaged and ready for departure– Pronto!
Pronto launches with featured purveyors Burma Love, Esposto’s Meals, Epicurean, Panini Time (The Box Lunch Company), Voila Juice, Green Beans Coffee Co. and Ladle & Leaf. A curated selection of hot and cold grab n’ go products and pre-packaged meals from these purveyors will be available, with additional purveyors being added on a rolling basis. In addition to sandwiches, wraps, salads, and bottled drinks, Pronto features a selection of snacks, treats, and healthy sundries to round out your meal making it a one-stop-shop before your flight- like local purveyor Urban Remedy’s “fresh, organic, ready-to-eat meals, juices and snacks.”
“We’re proud to open the first Pronto Marketplace location at SFO. Elevate Gourmet Brands is a Bay Area business, we’ve been headquartered in Marin for over 25 years, so we’re particularly excited to collaborate with other local purveyors to bring airport travelers, employees and flight crews this diverse and delicious menu of curated provisions,” Elevate Gourmet Brands CEO Brian Laliberte said, adding, “SFO airport has been an incredible partner for almost a decade. We’re grateful to open our first Pronto brick & mortar location here.”
Burma Love, with locations in the Mission and Downtown San Francisco, has been bringing the flavors of Burma to the Bay Area for two decades. Esposto’s Meals, headquartered in South San Francisco, has been serving food in the Bay Area for over 50 years. Epicurean boasts “Fresh, Honest, Local” foods and takes pride in being a “values-based company that operates on the principles of high quality, integrity, and sustainability.” Voila Juices was established in Berkeley, California during the summer of 1978 and began its life in the form of a small and colorful juice cart set up in front of the Downtown Bart Station by partners Gary Boland and Dale Allen. Ladle & Leaf, with locations from San Francisco to Oakland to Palo Alto, believes in “keeping your friends close, and your farmers closer” and offers gourmet soups, mac & cheese, and hand-tossed salads.
The Terminal 3-E marketplace is the first of two Pronto locations Elevate Gourmet Brands will open at SFO; another Terminal 3 location is planned to open in late spring 2023.