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.
Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, a Noble House Resort and exclusive tropical paradise located on a 5.5-acre private island, in Little Torch Key, Florida, announced Stephen Belie as the new executive chef at its award-winning restaurant, The Dining Room.
The Godfrey Hotel Boston announced the opening of highly anticipated RUKA Restobar, a contemporary exploration of Peruvian-Asian cuisine. The lively, mural-clad restaurant is accessible from the hotel’s lobby, which houses a lounge bar, and the always-buzzing George Howell Coffee shop.
The Hilton Charlotte University Place announced the appointment of Ahmed Azizy to executive chef. Chef Azizy brings exceptional culinary leadership and expertise to the property’s on-site dining options, Edgewater Bar & Grille and Fountainview catering.
The Raphael, Kansas City’s landmark hotel located on the Country Club Plaza, is new home to the culinary talents of Joseph Cizek. In his new position, the chef is responsible for menu development, sourcing of all food items, culinary team leadership, food quality for Chaz on the Plaza, hotel in-suite dining and banquets, and building on the restaurant’s culinary reputation.
El San Juan Hotel announced Timothy Arnold as managing director of food and beverage. Arnold brings more than 25 years of luxury resort, hotel and restaurant experience to the multimillion-dollar renovation.
Known for its prime location in the heart of Washington, D.C., and its historically grand accommodations, The Mayflower Hotel offers one of the city's most renowned venues for meetings and events. As part of the luxury hotel's top-to-bottom, multi-million-dollar renovation project, the hotel's historic ballrooms and event spaces have been restored to their original glory.
Engagement season is right around the corner, and at just $45 per person, the Houston Marriott North's new "Perfect Spot to Tie the Knot" wedding package makes the property's stylish ballroom in Houston the ideal venue for couples to begin their forever together.
The fact Chef Thomas Lents majored in philosophy won’t come as a surprise to anyone who has sampled his cuisine. In the past four years since taking the reins at Sixteen, the Michelin two-star restaurant in Chicago’s Trump International Hotel & Tower, Lents’ menu has displayed a narrative and ingenuity worthy of a master storyteller.
Along 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, the upscale Hotel Phillips rises 20 stories into the Midwestern air, a distinguished, stately presence in an area teeming with new development and fresh energy.
Arbor Lodging Partners, owner of the historic Hotel Phillips, announced a partnership with Chicago-based DMK Restaurants this summer, to develop a brand new restaurant concept in Kansas City. Arbor Lodging Partners and Hotels Phillips revealed new details about the concept, including innovative menu items for hotel and restaurant guests to indulge in, and the name: Tavernonna Italian Kitchen.
Aparium Hotel Group welcomed Grae Nonas as executive chef of the forthcoming restaurant Tullibee at the Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis’ vibrant North Loop neighborhood. Nonas, a 2015 Food & Wine Best New Chef, 2016 James Beard Rising Star Chef finalist (semifinalist 2015), will oversee all food and beverage functions at one of the year’s most highly anticipated restaurant and hotel openings.
With more than 100 craft breweries and brewpubs, San Diego is a destination for beer lovers. And soon they’ll have a unique place to rest their heads. Untitled Hospitality and Stone Brewing, the 10th largest brewery in the U.