Who We Are

SB&J Enterprises, Incorporated (“SB&J”) is a family and minority-owned company that owns and operates concessions at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (“CDIA”) of Charlotte, North Carolina. As CDIA’s longest standing concessionaire of more than 30 years, SB&J is committed to providing both business and personal travelers with quality products and outstanding service.

SB&J concessions include franchises, such as Wendy’s, KFC and Noble Roman’s. The food & beverage portfolio also includes two (2) proprietary brands – Uptown Bar & Lounge and Phipps Kitchen. In addition to food & beverage, SB&J has expanded its business to include gift & news, as well as specialty – all within the airport.

With its corporate headquarters located in Charlotte’s historic South End neighborhood – just minutes from the airport – SB&J has very literally watched CDIA become one of the most distinguished airports in the world (2010 International Airport Transportation Award, “Best Airport”) and one of the busiest airports in this country.

Mission Statement

“SB&J Enterprises’ mission is to exceed the expectations of our guests, partners, affiliates and ourselves by passionately delivering quality product and exceptional service in an inviting environment, while strengthening the relationships and economy of our local communities.”

Quick Facts

  • Concessionaire of Charlotte Douglas International Airport since 1982
  • Diverse Airport Portfolio Concepts:
    • Gift & News
    • Food & Beverage
    • Specialty
  • Approximately 90 employees
  • Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise(ACDBE) Certified
  • ServeSafeCertified (Food & Alcohol)
  • North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Commission Permittee
  • Franchisee/Licensee Experience: Wendy’s, Noble Roman’s, KFC Express
  • SB&J sales trend over the last three (3) years: 17.2% YoY increase