Craft “Ex-beer-iences”

As if any more proof was needed that craft beer is a hot, on-trend marketing opportunity for hotels, properties in brew-centric cities Denver and...

Prime Punch

National Punch Day is Sunday (9/20) so here's a tasty seasonal recipe from Rosewood Hotel Georgia in Vancouver, B.C. Punch is perfect for high-volume...

“Back to Bespoke” Boosts the Bottom Line at The Grand America Hotel

Here's a story I wrote that proves the power of patiently assessing your in-house and local demographic, your surrounding comp set, and your property's...

Breakfast is Swerved

You don’t have to be in Las Vegas to wake up to the breakfast anytime trend, but it’s a good idea to study how...

Summer Trends: Wildflower F&B

Locally sourced, seasonal menus are so ubiquitous today, that they're no longer enough to differentiate a hotel from the competition. One property taking the...

Pints of Call

As craft beer and cocktails and a focus on local products still surge around the world, Norwegian Cruise Line realized its beverage program needed...

Zero to Sixty

Portland’s Heathman Hotel was serving handcrafted cocktails with many ingredients and couldn’t keep pace with crowds—especially the incredibly fast and furious influx of show...

Tipple Teaser

The mini food trend—think sliders, cupcakes, and cake pops—has hit the cocktail hour. At least at the Viceroy New York. From five to six...