Food & Beverage

VAB Catering is the exclusive food service provider of the PNC Arena. With more than 50 food and beverage outlets we have every appetite covered. From fast grab and go to casual and fine dining, you will find a wide variety of food options available.

Concessions

We proudly feature our signature NC Barbecue Company Smoked BBQ Sandwich with homemade cole slaw, South Street Cheesesteaks, Panini Sandwiches and Fresh Salads to mention just a few. We also offer local favorites set up with carts throughout the concourse. Review a complete list of CONCESSIONS by section and variety.

Arena Club Restaurant

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The Arena Club Restaurant is PNC Arena’s premier restaurant which provides a vast selection for every palate.

RESERVATIONS: Please call 919-861-6100 or email to make your Arena Club reservations today!

The Arena Club Restaurant offers a buffet dining experience including soups, salad bar with a variety of salads and toppings, carving station, sauté station, entrées, and side items all for one price. For information on beverages and dessert please see each event specific menu. Tax and gratuity are not included; a 15% gratuity is automatically added for parties of 5 or larger.

At Carolina Hurricanes Games
Enjoy Two Food Options

For Carolina Hurricanes hockey, the Arena Club Restaurant offers a Buffet menu for those preferring a large variety of options to choose from as well as an A La Carte Steakhouse Menu for those preferring a sit down dinner. Cuts of steak include Filet, NY Strip, T-Bone, Ribeye, and Porterhouse. Accompanying your choice of steak is a baked potato and vegetable du jour along with soup and salad bar. Dessert is also available for an additional charge.

Menu options and offerings vary based on each event, please check individual event menus for specific details and pricing.

The Arena Club Restaurant also features a 21-foot full service bar with two 50-inch flat screen, LCD televisions. Smaller flat screen, LCD televisions have also been placed throughout the Arena Club so you don’t have to miss a minute of action on the ice or basketball court.

For events, please check individual event menus for specific details.

The Ledge Lounge

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Although the Arena Club Restaurant stops serving when the event starts, the Ledge Lounge remains open to Premium Ticket Holders throughout the event. With a full selection of beer, wine and liquor the Ledge Lounge is a great place to mingle during the game or at the intermission. (Please Note: alcohol service for all NCSU Men’s Basketball games cease 30 minutes prior to game time.)

You won’t miss a moment of the event in the Ledge Lounge with three 45” flat screen televisions centered in the middle of the spacious, full service bar, while offering a spectacular view of the arena bowl.

If your appetite is searching for more than a burger or hot dog and unable to make it to the Club Restaurant then visit our Carvery Carts located inside the Ledge Lounge. The carts offer fresh, piled high carved sandwiches and our famous North Carolina BBQ. Included are homemade chips and all the sides to go with it. *open during Carolina Hurricanes, NC State Men's Basketball games and select events.

Accessing the Ledge Lounge

The Ledge Lounge is also on the south end of the Club Level between sections 226-228 and most easily accessed by using the VIP Entrance, located to the left of the box office. Please park in your designated area and proceed to this entrance and staff members at the VIP Concierge Desk will direct you to the elevators.

Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes Premium Season Ticket Holders are invited to join us at the Ledge Lounge when it opens two hours prior to game time. All other ticket holders with Club Level access are invited to join us when the building opens one hour prior to game time.

Basketball: For ACC games & the ACC/Big 10 Challenge game, Wolfpack Club members with Lifetime Rights (LTRs) are invited to join us at the Ledge Lounge when it opens two hours prior to game time. All other ticket holders with Club Level access are invited to join us when the building opens one hour prior to game time.  (Please note that for non-conference games the Ledge Lounge opens one hour prior to game time.)

Hurricanes Post-Game Entertainment

The Ledge Lounge continues serving your favorite drinks as all fans are welcome to join in on the post-game celebration.

Ticket Benefits

Carolina Hurricanes Ledge Lounge ticket holders receive a carvery sandwich and (2) two beverage vouchers that may be redeemed for soft drinks, bottled water, bottled beer, small draft beer or house wine (no refills).

NC State Men’s Basketball Ledge Lounge ticket holders receive a carvery sandwich and (2) two beverage vouchers that may be redeemed for soft drinks or bottled water (no refills). 

In-Seat Service

During Carolina Hurricanes games and select events, in-seat food and beverage service is available to guests seated in Club Level seats. A MENU is placed in your seat upon arrival. For games, in-seat service is available until 10 minutes remain on the clock during the last period.

THE FOOTHILLS PUBDECK

The Foothills Pubdeck includes a 2,000 square foot sports bar overlooking the arena bowl and can accommodate up to 300 people. A variety of beer, wine and Pepsi products, pub-style food, and waiter/waitress table service are featured at this location. 

The Foothills Pubdeck is located on the Main Concourse of the PNC Arena between Sections 110 and 114 and is open for most sporting events; not concerts or family shows. The Foothills Pubdeck is most easily accessed by using the East or West Entrance.

Prior to and during Hurricanes games, access to The Foothills Pubdeck is available to anyone holding a Lower Level or Club Level ticket. The same guidelines are in place for most NC State Men’s Basketball games; although the sale of alcohol is restricted due to NCAA regulations.

Hurricanes Post Game Entertainment

The Foothills Pubdeck continues serving your favorite drinks as all fans are welcome to join in on the post-game celebration. 

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If the Arena Club Restaurant is open for an event, the Executive Chefs at PNC Arena create a unique menu selection in advance for your review. 

Event Menus

RESERVATIONS: Please call 919-861-6100 or email to make your Arena Club reservations today!

Reservation Specifications


EVENT HOURS OF OPERATION OPEN RESERVATIONS

Carolina Hurricanes
 
2Hrs prior to game -
start of game
Season Ticket Holders
(add’l reservations open to public 48hrs prior)

NCSU Basketball (ACC)
2Hrs prior to game -
start of game
Wolfpack Club Members
(add’l reservations open to public 48hrs prior)

Concerts & Events
2Hrs prior to event -
start of event
All ticket holders
(when open - select events only)


The Arena Club Restaurant is also available during the day and on non-event days for meetings and special events. For more information, please visit our booking page.

Accessing the Arena Club Restaurant
The Arena Club Restaurant is located on the south end of the Club Level between sections 226-228. The Club Restaurant is most easily accessed by using the VIP Entrance at the south end of the building, located to the left of the box office.  Please park in your designated area and proceed to this entrance. Staff members at the VIP Concierge Desk will verify your reservations and direct you to the elevators. Reservations are recommended; however, walk up reservations are occasionally acknowledged depending upon seating availability.

CLUB SOUTH

Attending a Carolina Hurricanes game on Friday or Saturday night? Head to Club South at PNC Arena after the game! Avoid traffic and catch up with other fans, while a DJ spins your favorite dance music. 
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Located on the Club level, South end near section 228 in the Arena Club. Open to ticket holders for that night's game, only. 

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