January/February 2014: Table of Contents

January/February 2014Letters

From the Editors. Kitchen Refresh

From the Advisory Board. Award-winning wine program


Style Points. Fashion and Flavor Forward: Stylish inspiration for the
 Raffles Dubai tea menu.

People & Productivity

Appreciate and Prosper. Honolulu’s Pacific Beach Hotel reaps the rewards of showing staff they matter.

Taking Sides About Tableside. Looking at the future of bussers and runners.

Banquets & Catering

A Bollywood Production. Bollywood meets Gatsby at Bellagio mega-wedding.

Seasonal Inspiration. Breaks: Park Hyatt Washington.

 Cuisine & Menus

Core Conditioning. Radisson cuts to its core and makes dishes more appealing, while lowering costs and increasing efficiency.

 Focus on Breakfast

Eggs Benediction. Hotel Monaco Portland wins the morning with a healthy version of the classic Eggs Benedict.

The Drinks Difference. The critical role of morning libations at the Cheshire St. Louis.

2014 Lodging Foodservice Trends

COVER STORY: Trends in Lodging Foodservice 2014. We turn a close eye to emerging concepts for the year ahead.


Spotlight: Coffee

Supplier Notes. Noteworthy announcements from the hotel vendor community.

Key to the Pantry. Tools and ingredients to improve your operations.

Reader Picks: Rising to the Challenge

Custom Banquet Tables » Whole New Look
Featuring Lion’s Wood 

Durable Glassware for All Outlets » Beyond Chocolate
Featuring Libbey

Room Service and Buffet Tables » Ready for Action
Featuring Sico

Powerful, Reliable Blending Equipment » Menu Magic
Featuring Vitamix

Portable LED Dance Floors » Light Up the Night
Featuring Event Equipment Sales

Long-Lasting, Upscale Flatware » In Vogue
Featuring Walco

High-Volume Dessert Dispensing » Keeping Cool
Featuring Donper

Kitchen Transport Equipment » Cart Blanche
Featuring Lakeside Manufacturing

Serveware and Display Stands » Mix and Match
Featuring Europaeus

Induction Cooking Products » Get Inducted
Featuring CookTek

Custom Portion-Control Butter » Butter Flies
Featuring Butterball Farms

Banquet Holding and Rethermalizing Equipment » Re-Therm Revolution
Featuring Alto-Shaam

Table Management Systems » An App for That
Featuring ReServe Interactive