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From pie-inspired creamers to Johnsonville offerings, here’s a look at the new food options Fiserv Forum will have in store for fans this Milwaukee Bucks season.
“Since the launch of the Fiserv Forum in 2018, we feel that we want to continue to raise the bar,” said Peter Fagin, president of the Bucks and Fiserv Forum, at a news conference Monday. “We feel like we’ve had some of the best food ever. We just want to make it better. It all depends on our fans from start to finish. And we want to be the best in the world.”
There are many new things this year. Johnsonville has become the new official sausage of the Bucks. There are two sets of new self-checkout kiosks.
Additionally, Fiserv Forum and Deer District have a new Senior Chef as well as a new Vice President of Hospitality.
The new menu offerings will debut Thursday when the Bucks host the Philadelphia 76ers. Here’s a preview of them, as well as this season’s beverage options and the different ways you can place your order at the arena.
Deals from Johnsonville, the Bucks’ new official hot dog, and where to find them
Sheboygan Falls-based Johnsonville replaced Milwaukee-based Klement’s as the Bucks’ new official sausage.
“At Johnsonville, flavor, fun and bringing people together are at the heart of what we do,” said Ryan Pociask, Johnsonville’s vice president and general manager, at Monday’s news conference. “And it’s just another great way to do that with the fans here in the state.”
Johnsonville also partners with the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers, Pociask said.
Johnsonville was founded in 1945 by the late Ralph F. and Alice Steyer in their butcher shop in Johnsonville, Wisconsin.
“I can’t tell you how excited I am to have this Wisconsin institution with us,” Fagin said.
Johnsonville’s proposals are located in Sections 107, 118, 207 and 223 and will include:
- Beef hot dog
- Rookie dogs
- Summer sausages
- Rotating specials will include andouille sausage with caramelized onions, roasted peppers and Cajun-spiced aioli, and a pot roast topped with crispy cheese curds, caramelized onions and barbecue sauce-topped aioli, said Keith Luce, Fiserv’s senior executive chef. Forum and Deer District.
“Here in the Midwest, people love good, honest comfort food,” Luce said.
A new dessert stand serving cream puffs
“I’m new to Wisconsin, but I’ll tell you, the first thing they told me was, ‘You’ve got to go to the state fair and get the cream,'” Luce said.
A new dessert stand, the Sweet Spot, will serve “State Fair”-style cream puffs with a twist, he said. Located in section 206.
In addition to regular cream puffs, the stand will feature nostalgic pie-inspired cream puffs such as cherry, pumpkin and apple, Luce said.
New menu items, where to find them
Burger bar MEKA
Articles 106, 116 and 221
- Tri-Mecca Burger
- Vegetarian combination
- Greek grilled chicken sandwich
- Ripper dog
- Mill for Turkey MKE
- The Bacon Bomb Burger combo features an all-beef patty with a sweet and sour glaze, Luce said.
- Buck Wild Fries
Articles 115 and 220
- Chicken waffle cone
- Butter biscuits with honey
- Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich
Canal Street Pizza
Sections 107, 118, 224 and at the Jockey Club
- Pizza with sausages and specialties
- Canal Street Wings
BBQ for smoking
- The smoked brisket sandwich is sliced, has provolone cheese on it and a Birch Beer barbecue sauce glaze made with some corn and habanero, Luce said.
- Pork sandwich
- The pulled pork bisque “plays with a bunch of different styles of barbecue,” Luce said. There’s Alabama white sauce, which is mayonnaise-based, and straw, which adds a “sharp North Carolina flavor” that’s a Kentucky favorite, he said.
Sections 207 and 209
- Mini-waukee sliders
- Tots on the Street premium tater tots
The Jack Daniel’s Lounge at the Potawatomi Club
- Buffalo Cauliflower
- Giant pretzels
How to get food in Fiserv Forum
There are many ways to order food at the arena, including through some new self-service kiosks.
To place a mobile order from your location:
- Download the Bucks app.
- Order through the app.
- You will receive a text message with the estimated wait time.
- You will receive a text message when your order is ready and where to pick it up.
If someone doesn’t want to download the app, they can order through a kiosk and wait for their order there.
New this year, there are several self-checkout kiosks for selected discounts. One set of booths is next to Section 116 and another is in the upper concourse, said Mason Gohlke, vice president of hospitality for Fiserv Forum and Deer District.
To use these kiosks, customers will place the item(s) they want to purchase on a platform that identifies the item(s) through cameras, Gohlke said. The elements must be placed at a sufficient distance on the platform. When the item is identified by the machine, its name and price will pop up on a screen next to where customers can place, swipe or tap their credit or debit card.
Drinks offered at Fiserv Forum this season
Fiserv Forum will continue to offer beers, wines, selters, ready-to-drink cocktails, champagne, sodas and more.
The arena aims to offer a signature cocktail at each game to “freshen things up,” Golke said.
Ballers Champagne, the official champagne of the Bucks, will be available at select concession stands at Fiserv, according to a new announcement.
Captain Morgan is adding Vita Coco Captain Morgan Spiked cans in Pina Colada, Strawberry Daquiri and Lime Mojito flavors in Sections 104 and 113, as well as Potawatomi and Jockey Clubs, the new release.
DAOU Family Estates, who made their Fiserv debut last season, will offer wines at bars throughout the arena and in the DAOU Lounge.
A look at the new food options added to the suite menu
New food options that have been added to the suite menu include lobster corn dogs, baked brie, teppanyaki noodle salad, carved tomahawk steak, pan seared shrimp and an upgraded dessert cart.