WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 27, 2023) – MarketPlace Development, Master ConcessionAir, and P.F. Chang’s® announce the opening of the popular Asian eatery at Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Concourse E (Gates 46-59). This airport location joins the six existing P.F. Chang’s locations in the Washington metropolitan area.

The 5,800-square-foot restaurant brings elevated Asian cuisine for travelers on the go at DCA., The menu includes beloved P.F. Chang’s made-from-scratch dishes such as Chang’s Spicy Chicken, Mongolian Beef and Chang’s Lettuce Wraps. Travelers can expect the well-known dramatic and refined aesthetic of P.F. Chang’s at the DCA location.

“The opening of P.F. Chang’s is another exciting milestone at Reagan National Airport,” said Michael DiCosola, president of MarketPlace Development. “It is a fantastic addition to the offerings in the new concourse that opened in 2021. P.F. Chang’s joins local and national dining favorites in Concourse E including Elevation Burger, Mezeh Mediterranean Grill, Peet’s Coffee, Timber Pizza Co., and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Bites.”

With the opening of P.F. Chang’s, Concourse E now has all previously announced concessions officially open and operating. The bustling terminal is also home to an American Airlines Admirals Club and several top retail and newsstand operators.

“The much-anticipated addition of P.F. Chang’s brings our passengers an appetizing option that completes the arrival of new dining choices envisioned for Concourse E,” said Chryssa Westerlund, executive vice president and chief revenue officer of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. “Working in partnership with Marketplace Development, we are proud to further evolve the Reagan National dining experience through P.F. Chang’s beautiful design and elevated cuisine.”

“P.F. Chang’s is focused on delivering best-in-class experiential dining, no matter where guests want to meet us – in our traditional Bistros, in our P.F. Chang’s To Go locations, and also in airports,” said Kristen Briede, president of global brands and retail for P.F. Chang’s. “Being on-the-go doesn’t have to mean sacrificing flavor or elevated service. Our new location in Concourse E affords travelers the opportunity to enjoy the iconic taste and upscale ambiance of P.F. Chang’s, whether they’re coming or going at Reagan National Airport.”

“It was our vision to create a dynamic space that allows guests to enjoy the amazing P.F. Chang’s food and drink in a variety of ways, be that on the go via our takeaway To-Go offers, at a bar watches a variety of TV’s offerings, the lounge seating area or in a traditional restaurant environment. Master ConcessionAir is proud to partner with P.F. Chang’s, a well-recognized iconic brand, which will not only meet, but exceed travelers’ expectations at Reagan National Airport,” said Peter Amaro, Chief Executive Officer of Master ConcessionAir.

P.F. Chang’s is a favorite in the Washington metropolitan area with locations in D.C.’s Dupont Circle, Arlington, Tysons Corner, Fairfax and Annapolis. This location is in partnership with Master ConcessionAir, a family and minority-owned hospitality company that operates airport concessions and retail businesses. For more information, visit https://www.pfchangs.com/.

About MarketPlace Development

MarketPlace Development, a New England Development company, develops and manages airport retail programs across the country. A recognized industry leader for over 20 years, MarketPlace Development works in partnership with airports and airlines to enhance passenger satisfaction and maximize revenue. The Massachusetts-based company is responsible for the concessions programs at Boston Logan International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Reagan National Airport, and Dulles International Airport, and has also worked with numerous airports and airlines across the country. Visit marketplacedevelopment.com for more information.

About Master ConcessionAir

Master ConcessionAir, LLC began in 1994 and immediately realized the formula for success not only meet but to exceed the travelers’ expectations, and so their mission statement was born, “Serving the World, One Guest at a Time”.

Throughout the past 25 years, our seasoned executive management team acquired an extensive understanding of the airport industry trends, expectations, as well as the current and future evolution of the travel experience. Throughout those years we have been able to build strong relationships across the airport industry, as well as the culinary world. In addition, our reputation for consistency in development, commitment to operations, innovation, and a stellar record for delivering exactly what we promise in a timely manner, has vaulted us to the forefront of the airport concessions industry. We define the airport as an extension of the traveler’s destination. We take great pride in delivering fresh new vibrant experiences to the airport traveler.

About P.F. Chang’s

Founded in 1993 by Philip Chiang and Paul Fleming, P.F. Chang’s is the first internationally recognized multi-unit Asian culinary brand to honor and celebrate the 2,000-year-old tradition of wok cooking as the center of the guest experience. With roots in Chinese cuisine, today’s menu at P.F. Chang’s spans across all of Asia, honoring cultures and recipes from Japan, Korea, Thailand, and beyond. Each item offers a unique exploration of flavor, whether it’s a handcrafted cocktail, wok-fired lunch bowl, or celebratory multi-course dinner. Worldwide, P.F. Chang’s has more than 300 restaurants in 22 countries and U.S. airport locations, including a growing number of convenient P.F. Chang’s To Go locations offering takeout and delivery. For more P.F. Chang’s news, visit pfchangs.com and follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @pfchangs.

About the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority operates the U.S. Capital Region’s gateways to the nation and the world, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, the Dulles Airport Access Highway and the Dulles Toll Road. The Authority also managed construction of the Silver Line, a 23-mile extension of the Washington region’s Metrorail public transit system through northern Virginia, which began service to Dulles International in 2022.