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Dream Hotel Group Names Jeff Lee Director of Food & Beverage

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group announced the appointment of Jeff Lee as Director of Food & Beverage. Lee will assist with the overall direction of food and beverage for the company and its brands: Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal, and Unscripted Hotels, working on the various restaurant and bar concepts within the hotels and strengthening culinary partnerships across all four brands.

Orchids at Palm Court Named Four Star Restaurant by Forbes

For the fifth consecutive year, Orchids at Palm Court, located in Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, was honored with a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Rating, further establishing it as one of the world's premier restaurants with truly exceptional cuisine and service.

6 of The Top Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America

Chef Justin Cucci wasn’t going to let opportunity pass him by.Too often, Cucci watched readying-to-launch restaurant operations devote so much time, energy, and capital to their dining room that al fresco dining became an unfortunate afterthought.

National Restaurant Association, AHLEI Officially Combine Forces

The National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association have finalized and executed an agreement for the largest foodservice trade association in the world to acquire the training business assets and products of the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute (AHLEI).

Dana Hotel and Spa, The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group Announce Collaboration

Dana hotel and spa and The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group announced exciting additions to the dining and drinking offerings at the award-winning, boutique Chicago hotel in early 2017. Innovative transformation plans are in store for the former Vertigo Sky Lounge, the mezzanine level bar and freestyle food and drink—with three, show-stopping new concepts debuting this spring.

Study: Loyalty Programs are Key for Repeat Guests

Oracle announced the findings of two research initiatives aimed at identifying the consumer drivers for loyalty in the food and beverage and hotel industries and the impact of technology in curating a unique hotel guest experience.

Park Hyatt Washington D.C. Taps Chef Troy Knapp

Park Hyatt Washington D.C. General Manager Jon Benson announced the appointment of Troy Knapp as executive chef of the 216-room luxury hotel with its landmark Michelin-starred restaurant Blue Duck Tavern.

Hilton Waikoloa Partners with Kona Brewing Co.

Hilton Waikoloa Village, an oceanfront resort set on Hawaii Island’s spectacular volcanic coastline, announced the opening of Kona Tap Room in partnership with the internationally renowned and widely respected Kona Brewing Company.

NYC's The Mark Hotel Selects Agilysys Point-of- Sale Solutions

Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, announced that The Mark Hotel in New York City has selected InfoGenesis POS and InfoGenesis Flex to streamline food and beverage operations at the 150-room luxury property.

The Suite Life of a Restaurant

The Durham inside The Durham Hotel Opened: October 2015Location: Durham, North CarolinaOwner: Gentian GroupAverage Check: $55Description: Contemporary adaptations of “old American” hotel fare, plus rooftop dining.

Nina's House in Miami's The Confidante Hotel is Open Again

The Confidante Hotel in Miami Beach has reopened its backyard bungalow, a historic 1930s-built house, as the newly imagined cocktail lounge, Nina’s House. Designed by Miami’s Saladino Design Studio, the space reflects vintage surf, skate, and rock culture through its distressed wall treatments, custom surfboards, local artwork, hand-selected antique leather furniture, eclectic taxidermy and even a gold Elvis bust.