BOSTON, MA (Ace Ticket) March 25, 2009 – Ace Ticket Worldwide, Inc., one of the nation’s leading ticket agencies, today announced that it has partnered with the Phantom Gourmet — Boston’s # 1 source for food and fun — securing the rights as the company’s official ticket partner for all Phantom Gourmet Food Festivals and Events.

Ace Ticket, founded in 1979 by Company President Jim Holzman, is a premier, Boston-based ticket agency that provides customers with access to the best seats for sporting events, concerts, theatre and other special events in Greater Boston and across the country.

Under the terms of the agreement, Ace Ticket will be the primary ticket seller to the Phantom Gourmet’s largest food events, including the Phantom Gourmet Food Festival, Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party, Phantom Gourmet Beer & Food Phest and the company’s newest venture, the Wine and Food Phest. Ace will also receive branding and advertisements on Phantom Gourmet promotional vehicles including radio spots, television advertisements and co-branded print ads.

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“It’s an honor to partner with one of Boston’s most recognizable locally grown brands. The company boasts such a compelling product and has captured a tremendously loyal fan base that continues to grow annually,” said Holzman. “We are excited to offer our existing customers the opportunity to experience a whole new genre of events and look forward to serving Phantom fans.”

Fans can purchase tickets to Phantom Gourmet events by logging onto aceticket.com or by calling 1-800-MYSEATS. Existing Ace customers will also receive preferential treatment with an opportunity to purchase event tickets a day before they go on sale to the general public.

Phantom Gourmet, led by CEO Dave Andelman, has grown into a food empire and often wins their time period on local television and radio networks. The show, which is broadcast locally on TV38 and CW28 in Providence, features reviews of the most delicious food and restaurants throughout the region. The company also hosts a radio show on Boston’s WTKK-FM. In addition, Phantom Gourmet continues to hold their status as one of the top barbecue promoters in the country, as well as one of the top event promoters in the region.

“We are excited to partner with New England’s largest ticket agency,” said Andelman. “Ace Ticket will help us to build upon our success and better serve our customers by providing them with the most reliable and convenient way to purchase tickets to all of our festivals and events this year.”


The local leader in the premium ticket business since 1979, Ace Ticket specializes in procuring the tickets you want, when you want them – even when the event is sold out. With seven retail locations in Massachusetts and a complete online inventory, Ace Ticket is one of the largest Ticket Brokers in the United States. Ace Ticket sells tickets to concerts, theatre, and sporting events nationwide. Tickets hard to find? Ace makes it easy! Visit www.aceticket.com.

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Phantom Gourmet. Food and fun. That’s all we serve. The Phantom Gourmet is a hit show airing on TV38 and 96.9FM WTKK that features restaurant reviews and insider’s advice on where to eat. In addition to its significant presence on television and the radio, the Phantom Gourmet’s recommendations are available in print and are brought to life through signature events. The “Phantom Gourmet Guide to Boston’s Best Restaurants” is a best seller, while the Phantom Gourmet Food Festival is Boston’s No. 1 food event and the Phantom Gourmet BBQ Beach Party is one of the top BBQ events in the nation.

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