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Fan Dining: The chef behind Staples Center concessions (Photos)

by Hayley Fox | Take Two

Specialty hot dog paninis are prepped in one of the Staples Center's main three kitchens. Hussein Katz

Popcorn, hot dogs and pizza are just part of the game-day scene at Downtown's Staples Center, but orchestrating concessions for 18,000 is no simple feat. Executive Chef Joseph Martin oversees two restaurants, three kitchens, hundreds of employees and multiple menus of food for Staples Center sports games and special events. Hayley Fox reports.

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