DAYTON, OH – The Dayton Dutch Lions FC and Piada Italian Street Food are pleased to announce their partnership for the 2016 season.
Piada Italian Street Food will be the official eatery partner of the Dayton Dutch Lions FC, providing the Men’s and Women’s teams with quality Italian food for each of their pregame meals. They also will be the “VIP Fan Experience” food provider for all of DDL home games.
“We are excited to start the season with the Dayton Dutch Lions FC this summer. Our sponsorship gives our Team Members, Guests and community partners a chance to see the highest level of soccer in the Miami Valley and for us to support our local team,” stated Katie Sullivan, Piada’s Community Marketing Manager.
Piada Italian Street Food represented by Community & Marketing Manager Katie Sullivan, Chef Matt Schmitz (Piada Partner at the Kettering location), Chef Will Hartsfield (Chef at the Centerville location) and Chef Brian Stacey (Market Partner of the Dayton locations).
Dayton Dutch Lions FC represented by General Manager Koen Driessen, Operations Director Richard Campbell and Head Coach Sid van Druenen.
The club and Italian eatery will be joining forces to promote the importance of eating healthy and staying fit. Player visits and team promotions will occur throughout the summer at various Piada locations.
“We will be adding the Piada brand as a jersey sponsor for all the teams in our club. They support our mission and values,” shared Koen Driessen, General Manager for the Dayton Dutch Lions FC. “Our soccer families are always looking for delicious, healthy and convenient ways to accommodate their busy schedules. That is why we believe Piada Italian Street Food is the right partner for our club and for our soccer players.”
The Dayton Dutch Lions FC kickoff their season at home the third weekend in May with the Men playing on Saturday, May 21st at 7:30 p.m. and the Women playing on Sunday, May 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at the DOC Stadium on the campus of West Carrollton High School.
About Piada Italian Street Food
Piada Italian Street Food was inspired by the roadside family-run food carts and markets found in Rimini, Italy, and the company’s first restaurant opened in 2010. In 2013, Nation’s Restaurant News recognized Piada as a community-minded restaurant company in its annual “Hot Concepts” awards. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Piada has locations throughout Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minneapolis, and Texas, with an eye toward opening 10 new locations in 2016. For more information, visit www.MyPiada.com.
About the Dayton Dutch Lions FC
The Dayton Dutch Lions FC is a soccer club in Ohio with a men’s team, a women’s team, and a prestigious youth academy based on the Dutch development philosophy. The club was founded in November, 2009 and is currently owned by several members, the largest shareholder being team President, Dr. Suresh Gupta.
All club training and home matches are played at the newly renovated Doc Stadium located at 5833 Student St., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449.