At The Cross Insurance Center, we pride ourselves on offering a delectable array of concession stand options, guaranteed to satisfy every palate. Strategically located throughout our arena, our numerous stands serve up a tempting variety of culinary delights. From classic arena favorites to unique, locally-inspired treats, we ensure every guest finds something to savor. We are also mindful of our guests’ dietary needs, providing gluten-free and dairy-free options at most locations.

In addition, The Cross Insurance Center offers comprehensive catering services for all types of events, from intimate meetings to grand weddings. Our customizable menus are designed to be event-specific and budget-friendly, ensuring a unique and satisfying dining experience every time. Trust us to add a flavorful touch to your banquets, conferences, or special gatherings, with varied and delightful offerings tailored to each occasion.

For more information on Food & Beverage department or for planning your event menu, please contact Ryan LaRochelle ( – 207.561.8316).

About Director of Food & Beverage Ryan LaRochelle

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A true “Mainer,” Chef Ryan LaRochelle first found his love for cooking while shadowing his mother in the kitchen. Advancing to his career, Ryan has spent the past 12 years honing his skills under great chefs in local restaurants including The Run of the Mill Public House and Brewery in Saco and Seasons Grille & Sports Lounge in Bangor.

Ryan joined the culinary team at the Cross Insurance Center as a cook, quickly working his way to sous chef and as of August 2018 has been promoted to Executive Chef. In his current role as Director of Food & Beverage, he enjoys the day-to-day challenges that arise from working in everything included, but not limited to concessions, large upscale catering, and intimate fine dining.