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Support Your Hotel’s F&B With These 4 Easy Tactics
As hotels invest more in the quality of their F&B, a few simple tactics supported by a modest budget can help transform your F&B from a guest only experience to a celebrated local destination
Are You Making These Common Mistakes in Your F&B Offerings?
F&B options have evolved tremendously in the past few years, and it’s something the hotels are constantly trying to incorporate and update in their establishment, however, there are some common mistakes almost every hotel is guilt...
Opening Your Business While Studying Overseas?
You might find this idea overambitious or completely delusional, but EHL alumni and co-founders of Belgian-French bistro Café des Stagiaires, Thomas de Bruyne, Benjamin Blaise and Max Bonon, will prove you otherwise
Theme Restaurants Spice Up India’s Dining Scene
Eating out in one of India’s new generation of restaurants is as much as the social media friendly design as it about the food and theme restaurants – think dining in a rainforest or a replica Italian bistro from years gone by &...
How Food Trucks are Adding a Fresh Twist to Casual Dining
As the appetite for trying new foods grows and consumers actively seek out new dining experiences, the traditional lines between eating out in restaurants or tucking into street food are blurring
What's On the Menu for Hotel Restaurant Furniture Design?
Hotel restaurants are an important piece of the hospitality industry, they lure in customers and hotel guests looking for an exciting meal prepared by a trained chef, so wouldn’t you say it’s equally as important to ensure that ...
The Importance of Hotel Breakfasts & How Small Hotels Can Stay On Trend
Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, and, as hotels, are discovering, one of the most important amenities they can offer their guests and big or small, it’s important for hotels to up their game and go beyond re...
Did You Know that the Five Best Bars in the World Are in Hotels?
Why do hotel bars dominate the top of 'The World’s 50 Best Bars' list? It’s the atmosphere baby! Each of the world’s top five bars is located in one of the world’s most celebrated hotels: Coincidence? Hardly
Did You Say Pink Chocolate? Colored Food Trends
How many types of chocolates can you name? Probably three: dark, milk and white; Well you are missing one: ruby chocolate! How cool is this? Pink chocolate! A must for all you Instagram lovers, but let’s see how this came into light
Modern Stadiums Boost Their Foodie Credentials
From fast food classics to steak, sushi and salad, stadiums are revamping both their facilities and their menus to span street food and chef-led restaurants
20 Hidden Secrets About Chocolate
Chocolate is more than a familiar product: affordable and consumed worldwide, it is today part of our daily alimentation, but a few centuries ago, the 'Food of Gods' was a very luxurious and singular product
Harnessing The Power of Storytelling in Restaurants
'If used well, stories can stick in the customer’s mind, much longer than a memory of a bite of food, or a glass of wine': Funnily enough, I’d like to start with a story, years ago, I went to a restaurant in a suburb of Glasgow,...
The Renaissance of the Hotel Room Service
Not long ago, hotel room service was perhaps the least exciting aspect of a traveler’s stay and with only the barest minimum being offered, guests didn’t really have a lot to expect from room service, but these days, with hotels...
Why All the Appellations, Bordeaux?
Jean-Marie Cardebat, wine economics professor at the Université de Bordeaux, director of its finance and economics research center (Larefi), and affiliate professor at INSEEC Business School, spoke recently on the sidelines of a wine...
Bright Young Chefs Add Sparkle to Hotels
Hotels and fine dining have long been a near-perfect pairing but in today’s food conscious culture, the addition of an acclaimed chef at the kitchen helm can really put it on the foodie trail
Do Fine Wines Still Have Their Place in Restaurant Wine Lists?
‘Upscale’ or gastronomic restaurants have seen many changes over the past 20 years as we have experienced the influence of social media, the globalization of cuisines, and the role of wine in the cellars and menus of restaurants
Celebrity Chefs: Are They Worth It?
Celebrity chefs are ‘very expensive’ but they can bring instant brand recognition to your hotel restaurant: That was the general consensus among panelists at the F&B breakout session at the International Hotel Investment For...
The Importance of Social Media For Restaurants
According to a Cornell University study, 59 percent of chain restaurants and 79 percent of independent restaurants use social media: It’s a booming marketing tactic that over a few short years has helped restaurants gain greater brand...
What Brewpub Hotels Tell Us About Our Industry
The genesis of the craft beer movement is usually traced back to the 1960s-70s, when big brewers strengthened their grip on the market and forced a lot of regional players to close down, then brewing made a move into private homes, and a ne...
13 Hottest Food and Beverage Trends in Restaurant and Hotel Dining for 2019
Big challenges in 2019: More people eating home as restaurant prices outstrip supermarkets', while paychecks lag behind, sitdown restaurants converting to fast-casual, serving upscale food, did Amazon just benchmark the country’s new ...
Restaurant Design Trends We’ll See in 2018
A restaurant’s design plays a vital role in attracting customers, and this is something the hospitality sector has been playing close attention to since the past few years, 2018 will be no different in this regard
What Does Culinary Creation for a 3* Restaurant Involve?
Running a restaurant is a big undertaking: For a three star restaurant to reach that level and maintain it, takes a lot of work and knowledge--in fact, there are only three restaurants that have been awarded three Michelin stars in Switzerl...
Why Apartment Blocks are Adding Coffee Bars to the Mix
For many people living in Europe’s cities, coffee isn’t just about a quick caffeine fix on their daily commute, it’s also about relaxing and socializing in cafes whether it’s Monday lunchtime or Friday night
Dining Programs are Hot: Here’s Why it Should Matter to You
With the Global Business Travel Association’s annual convention just behind us, it’s no wonder everyone is talking about business travel and it’s a hot topic that gets even hotter when we talk about how much business trave...
10 F&B Trends and the Next Big Bang for the Buck
Food and beverage has witnessed a healthy growth over the past couple of years and with this trend there have been some significant shake-ups
Say Cheers to Herb Infused Alcohol
Alcoholic beverages have been a crowd pleaser for ages, but now, a new kid is stealing the thunder – herb-infused alcohol: It has all the goodness of your favorite drink, but the extra punch of your favorite herbs and spices
Five Tips to Improve Your Wine Tasting Skills
With more than 1000 different grape varieties around the world and an ever-growing number of wine-producing regions, it’s getting tougher to differentiate a wine from another
Increase Your Restaurant Revenue with Music
As all restaurateurs and chefs know, creating a unique environment for your restaurant is an important part of the dining experience and music is an essential part of creating the right ambiance for your restaurant
Five Ways Fast Food Restaurants Are Updating Their Look
Even in the world of online grocery platforms like Instacart and the focus on healthy eating, consumer demand for fast food remains strong: Quick-serve restaurant (QSR) sales increased more than 12 percent in the US from 2015 to 2018—...
Restaurants Reviews – How Much Does a Restaurant’s Reputation Actually Matter?
If Maslow taught us anything is that food is one of the primary human needs, that stands at the very bottom of the pyramid; The food business has come a long way from hunting to stay alive, to building a multi-billion dollar industry that c...
Why Restaurateurs Are Heading Under The Arches
Across Europe’s major cities, damp and decaying railway arches were often synonymous with the seedier part of town; Not anymore as in recent years, regeneration and growing demand from new food and beverage brands has breathed new lif...
Taking a Sneak Peek Into Restaurants of the Future
The past decade has fared well for the restaurant industry, especially the casual concepts, but with increased competition, can ‘good food, fast food’ really be enough? As we take a peek into the future, turns out, quality food ...
How Hotels Are Upping Their Game on Food and Drink
From partnering with world-renowned chefs to letting guests order room service via Amazon Alexa, hotels are increasingly offering innovative food and beverage (F&B) experiences
The Rise of Post-Dinner Cocktails – And How to Order Them
After-dinner drinks are becoming more than just an old boys’ club tradition and an expanding group of diners is looking to make the most out of culinary outings by extending their meals with inventive after-dinner cocktails and digest...
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Don't believe what you hear about the food in Britain, it is far more than mushy peas & pork pies and London is a true food destination with amazing hidden gems just waiting to be discovered, as I have learned yet again while in the UK
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