The JW Marriott Grand Rapids welcomed Todd Webb as executive chef. Classically trained at The Culinary Institute of America, Chef Webb now marks his fifth year with AHC+Hospitality. In his new role, Webb will oversee all of the JW Marriott Grand Rapids’ culinary operations, food and beverage venues, catering services and restaurants.
The Adolphus, the storied downtown hotel in the midst of a thoughtful and comprehensive renovation, is pleased to announce the opening of City Hall Bistro, overseen by Executive Chef Don Flores. Slated to officially open in May, the experience provides downtown Dallas with a new dining destination led by an industry veteran who brings years of culinary expertise to another layer in the rich history of The Adolphus.
The Westin Chicago Northwest, located just outside of Schaumburg, perfectly situated in the beautiful grounds of Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, has recently completed an extensive $14 million renovation, and is introducing three new on-site restaurants in 2017: The Marketplace, 400 Park Bistro and Seared Fine Dining.
Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino announced the recent addition of Gelato & Co. Italian creamery and the island’s largest Starbucks, enhancements to its Great Room and Lobby Bar, as well as a complete renovation of the two-story fitness center.
Majorelle, a restaurant by Charles Masson, opened at The Lowell Hotel on March 15 as the culmination of a three-year reimagining of the timeless, privately-owned, 74-room hotel on New York’s iconic Upper East Side.
If you’ve ever wanted to bathe in a hot tub filled with India Pale Ale, soon you will get your chance.Coinciding with the opening of its first international brewing facility in Columbus, Ohio, Scottish brewery BrewDog plans to open a hotel dedicated to beer called The DogHouse.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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. 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 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.
The American Automobile Association awarded the prestigious Five-Diamond Award for 2017 to Orchids at Palm Court, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’s fine-dining restaurant. This is the third consecutive year the restaurant has received this rating.