August 31 2020  |  Airline & Terminal News

Barista Parlor’s first airport café now BNA

By Rick Lundstrom

Nashville's Barista Parlor offers an ever-changing selection of seasonal coffees that emphasize ethical sourcing, sweetness in roasting, and quality

Passengers at Nashville International Airport can get their coffee on the go at the new Barista Parlor, serving signature coffee and food at its first airport café in Concourse C at Nashville International Airport (BNA).

"We are very pleased to welcome Barista Parlor to our program at BNA. This is Nashville's go-to spot where you can sip a cold brew and enjoy a made from scratch biscuit in a warm, inviting space,” says Matt Jennings, vice president of Fraport Tennessee, the developer and manager of the retail concessions program at BNA in today’s announcement. "They not only pour a great cup of coffee, they also work with fellow Nashville artists, businesses, and artisans to enrich the café experience."

Established in 2011 in Nashville, Barista Parlor emphasizes ethical sourcing, sweetness in roasting, and quality in every cup, from temperature to taste. With an ever-rotating seasonal selection, their signature coffees offer a sense of exploration.

The new airport café is 650 square feet with a walk-up coffee bar. The menu has hand-brewed coffees made to order; specialties like Bourbon Vanilla or Whiskey Caramel, a mix of espresso and milk with house-made syrup; plus, the exclusive Concorde Blend, available only at BNA. Biscuits, pastries, croissants, coffee cake to gluten-free muffins are on the menu.

"We are extremely excited to bring locally recognized Barista Parlor to the new concessions program," adds Seth J. Merin, vice president of operations, Air Ventures LLC. "We look forward to providing exceptional coffee and hospitality to the passengers who take flight at BNA for many years to come.”

Airport retail developer Fraport USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG. The global airport company served travelers in 30 airports worldwide in 2019. Fraport USA operates award-winning programs in Baltimore/Washington, Cleveland, Nashville, New York-JFK's Terminal 5, Newark Liberty's Terminal B, and Pittsburgh.

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