Hotel F&B Print Magazine Online Library

March/April 2017: The Lobbies Issue

From the Editor: Lobby Life – When I started at Hotel F&B back in 2007, hoteliers were just starting to recognize the power of lobbies as a way to satisfy rapidly changing preferences for how and when guests seek, choose, and consume F&B. Today, that strategy has evolved from simply shifting as much F&B into the lobby as possible, to integrating venues directly into a lobby design plan. The result is an effective and profitable F&B template targeting guest demographics and their corresponding drinking and dining habits… [read more]

Cover Story: Lobby located, Spanish-themed F&B gives AC Hotels a unique identity in the select-service lifestyle category.

January/February 2017: The Kitchens Issue

2017 0102 JanFeb CoverFrom the Editor: Cooking Up a New Menu – Hotel F&B begins 2017 with very exciting news: In early December 2016, BNP Media acquired Hotel F&B magazine. Founded in 1926, BNP Media currently publishes 50 business-to-business magazines catering to distinct industry markets. The acquisition primes Hotel F&B to make our market coverage even more robust… [read more]

Cover Story: To Each His Own – With separate P&Ls for each F&B operation, Pacific Hospitality Group has streamlined production and service and boosted morale at Paséa Resort & Spa.

November/December 2016

From the Editor: F&B Face Time – Working virtually has its merits. Technology has blown the lid off what was possible in the past, but when all is said and emailed, there’s still a flesh-and-blood staffer selling your F&B to real live guests… [read more]

Cover Story: Talking Turnkey – Smaller is better for Holiday Inn’s new menus focus, put into motion consistently across the brand through its C.A.S.H. training program. 

September/October 2016

2016 September October coverFrom the Editor: Getting Better All the Time – Throughout this issue, you’ll discover many examples of F&B operations striving to get better, and rejecting complacency. We hope you can apply some of their proven, profitable ideas at your own properties to boost your bottom line… [read more]

Cover Story: Besting Breakfast – How Best Western bested itself and its guest satisfaction with improved breakfast standards.

July/August 2016

Jul/Aug 2016 CoverFrom the Editor: Big Picture Business – Seeing both the micro and the macro isn’t always easy, but the most successful in our industry keep their eyes trained on both… [read more]

Cover Story: Greater Wolf – Families howl for healthy, allergy-sensitive F&B focus


May/June 2016

May/June 2016 CoverFrom the Editor: Push, Perfect, and Prosper – “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”… [read more]

Cover Story: New Fashioned – Fairmont’s Classics. Perfected. cocktail program finds the right recipe for consistency across 26 countries.


March/April 2016

March/April 2016 CoverFrom the Editor: What’s Your Next Twist? – “Remember the times you’ve wandered down from the room to an evening reception, piled some tortilla chips onto a plate with some queso and spinach dip, sipped half of a saccharine margarita, and silently snuck back upstairs? Practically speaking, it’s (maybe) an okay snack, but it’s not exactly going to sway you to rebook that property on your next visit to that city.”… [read more]

Cover Story: Extended Stimuli – Evening receptions have evolved at Residence Inn properties, where the Mix finds guests engaging over local food truck menus, other local flavors, and more.

January/February 2016

Jan/Feb 2016 CoverFrom the Editor: Talent Show – “A concern we hear constantly from F&B professionals is the struggle to find and keep skilled staff. It’s especially tough at a time when all indicators show lodging F&B is booming, and jobs are plentiful.”… [read more]

Cover Story: The Fight to Retain Talent – Hyatt has the Good Taste to know how to motivate and retain its brightest up-and-comers.


2015 Issues

November/December 2015 cover
November/December 2015

September/October 2015 cover
September/October 2015

July/August 2015 cover
July/August 2015

May/June 2015 cover
May/June 2015

March/April 2015 cover
March/April 2015

January/February 2015 cover
January/February 2015

2014 Issues

November/December 2014 cover
November/December 2014

September/October 2014 cover
September/October 2014

July/August 2014 cover
July/August 2014

May/June 2014 cover
May/June 2014

March/April 2014 cover
March/April 2014

January/February 2014 cover
January/February 2014

2013 Issues

November/December 2013 cover
November/December 2013

September/October 2013 cover
September/October 2013

July/August 2013 cover
July/August 2013

May/June 2013 cover
May/June 2013

March/April 2013 cover
March/April 2013

January/February 2013 cover
January/February 2013

2012 Issues

November/December 2012 cover
November/December 2012

September/October 2012 cover
September/October 2012

July/August 2012 cover
July/August 2012

May/June 2012 cover
May/June 2012

March/April 2012 cover
March/April 2012

January/February 2012 cover
January/February 2012

2011 Issues

November/December 2011 cover
November/December 2011

September/October 2011 cover
September/October 2011

July/August 2011 cover
July/August 2011

May/June 2011 cover
May/June 2011

March/April 2011 cover
March/April 2011

January/February 2011 cover
January/February 2011


2010 Issues

November/December 2010 cover
November/December 2010

September/October 2010 cover
September/October 2010

July/August 2010 cover
July/August 2010

May/June 2010 cover
May/June 2010

March/April 2010 cover
March/April 2010

January/February 2010 cover
January/February 2010


2009 Issues

November/December 2009 cover
November/December 2009

September/October 2009 cover
September/October 2009

July/August 2009 cover
July/August 2009

May/June 2009 cover
May/June 2009

March/April 2009 cover
March/April 2009

January/February 2009 cover
January/February 2009


2008 Issues

November/December 2008 cover
November/December 2008

September/October 2008 cover
September/October 2008

July/August 2008 cover
July/August 2008

May/June 2008 cover
May/June 2008

March/April 2008 cover
March/April 2008

January/February 2008 cover
January/February 2008


2007 Issues

November/December 2007 cover
November/December 2007

September/October 2007 cover
September/October 2007

July/August 2007 cover
July/August 2007

May/June 2007 cover
May/June 2007

March/April 2007 cover
March/April 2007

January/February 2007 cover
January/February 2007


2006 Issues

November/December 2006 cover
November/December 2006

September/October 2006 cover
September/October 2006

July/August 2006 cover
July/August 2006

May/June 2006 cover
May/June 2006

March/April 2006 cover
March/April 2006

January/February 2006 cover
January/February 2006