Spanish-Themed, Lobby-Located F&B Gives AC Hotels Unique Draw

When Marriott International acquired Spain-based AC Hotels in 2011, they inherited a lifestyle brand already established across Europe but not on this side of...

Extra Helping: The Hoptail

Marriott’s Spanish-themed lifestyle brand AC Hotels incorporates F&B influences from Spain but also allows individual properties to add their own local touches. “We want our...

Soup? There It Is! With Recipes and Photo Gallery

Please pardon the corny pun in my headline above, but, hey, Omni Hotels & Resorts is making the most of its *ahem* liquid assets. Doh! There...

Aphrodisiac Elixirs Set the Valentine Mood at Chicago’s Kinzie Hotel

The general premise for hotels around Valentine's Day is that guests make whoopie, you make money. If all goes according to plan, that is, and...

Bechamel Mucho – Extricate Yourself from Failure: Innovate

Dedicated chefs and patissiers have learned all about preparation, cooking and presentation techniques for their time-honored classical and traditional recipes, such as a chocolate...

Extra Helping: BLTG Sandwich Recipe

Firewheel Cafe is the bustling three-meal venue at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines near Austin, Texas. The Firewheel kitchen also produces menus for the adjacent Shellers...

Five Keys to Better Banquet Food and Service

Sure, cooked-to-order service for banquets is a profitable upsell from buffets and can pull groups that buffets would not. But the reality is that...

Philadelphia Freedom From F&B Complacency

When Taste restaurant opened six years ago at the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill, it replaced an already successful bar/restaurant combo (the 45-seat Wooden Nickel...