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




Specialty hot dog paninis are prepped in one of the Staples Center's main three kitchens.
Specialty hot dog paninis are prepped in one of the Staples Center's main three kitchens.
Hussein Katz
Specialty hot dog paninis are prepped in one of the Staples Center's main three kitchens.
Joseph Martin is the executive chef at Staples Center.
Hussein Katz
Specialty hot dog paninis are prepped in one of the Staples Center's main three kitchens.
Bob Davidson, 60, used to work as a cook for the Portland Timbers soccer team in Oregon. He just began as a Culinary Supervisor at Staples a few months ago
Hussein Katz


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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.