Southern Comfort

Having hosted heads of state, sports legends, movie stars, and performing artists, the Hermitage Hotel is a Nashville landmark, a member of Historic Hotels...

Picked And Poured

Onsite gardens are almost as common at hotels and resorts today as spas and free wi-fi. But Lucy’s Garden, the culinary and bar garden...

Waldorf Astoria Packages Let Guests Book Their Own Culinary Experiences

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts this week unveiled Taste of Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Experiences, "a collection of high-end gastronomic packages that allow guests to...

Working for the Weekend

Last November, the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City had the most successful installment yet of its annual Savor Borgata Weekend. With...

Strategies for Service Success, Part 3

I recently caught up with the husband and wife team of Amy James, director of events at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference...

Communication Breakdown

It’s no secret that executive chefs face enormous daily stress. Maintaining food costs, managing staff, and the pressure to create and deliver meaningful menus...

Linenless Banquet Tables » Southern Hospitality

Ray Gilbertson is director of event management at the JW Marriott Austin, where average group size is in the range of 500 to 1,000....

High-Volume Blender » Dream Machines

All professional kitchens should be outfitted with Vitamix's Vita-Prep line of mixers, which includes the Vita-Prep and the Vita-Prep 3. At least that's what...