Fire and Rain

Social space sometimes needs a breath of fresh air. And a sip of whiskey doesn’t hurt. The outdoor F&B space of The Firefly at the...

Bigger Production, Same Footprint

Rapid, high-volume growth in an F&B operation is a sure sign of success and a boon to the bottom line. But that success can...

Venue Trends: Hotel F&B Keeps Trending UP

You can't throw a rock without hitting a hotel rooftop restaurant or bar these days. The real question is why has it taken this...

Design Inspirations: Lobby Spaces

Hotel Terra Jackson Hole recently unveiled a completely transformed lobby, increasing the public space by 50 percent and creating an expanded gathering place for...

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...

Hop Takes

Three years ago, Executive Chef Bobby Moore of the Willows Lodge in Woodinville, Washington, was turning down catering business due to a high demand...

Herb N’ Renewal

In 2010, F&B management at Hilton decided to confront what had become a dollars-and-cents dilemma regarding room service. In particular, Hilton’s venerable New York...

Menus & Venues: Family-Friendly Pop-Ups

Mid-tier hotel concepts already know that the path to adult travelers' dollars is through kid appeal. But why not try the same approach at...