Touchstone Hospitality (Touchstone) has entered into an agreement with HMSHost, resulting in an extensive, multi-unit, joint venture partnership at John Glenn International Airport (CMH).

Minority-owned Touchstone is a Columbus-based hospitality company and the owner/operator of two Donatos Pizza locations at John Glenn International Airport (CMH). Touchstone has furthered its expansion in the airport concession business with a new joint venture agreement in HMSHost operated locations at CMH, including American Craft Tavern, Auntie Anne’s, Bob Evans Express, Burger King, Chili’s, Hangar 815, Land-Grant Brewing, PGA Grill, Starbucks, and Wolfgang Puck Express. 

“The Columbus Regional Airport Authority board and staff have demonstrated a sincere commitment to supporting minority owned businesses,” said Touchstone principal Robert E Lee III.

Robert E Lee at Donatos

Touchstone principal Robert E Lee III at an airport branch of Donatos

“Our partnership with Touchstone aligns with our ongoing commitment to grow minority companies in airports across the nation. This is just the beginning of what I know will be a long-lasting relationship,” said Tosin Kasali, vice president of business development, HMSHost.

Touchstone is a privately held management company that provides hands-on hospitality operations, asset management and food and beverage expertise, and contract food service.

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