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Folio Awards

Some exciting news for the Lodging Food and Beverage Industry: Hotel F&B Magazine has, once again, been named a finalist in FOLIO:’s 2013 Eddie and Ozzie Awards program!

We received the honors for three categories: Best Single Issue, Best Single Article and Best Use of Video.

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Hotel F&B Among Top Foodservice Publications

BtoB Magazine

In June 2009, BtoB Magazine, a national publication for marketers, ranked all audited foodservice publications. Hotel F&B ranked #8, with circulation of 58,858. Hotel foodservice,
at approximately $37 Billion, is the largest non-commercial foodservice segment. This is a big and targeted market opportunity. In 2008’s Understanding the Hotel/Lodging Foodservice Segment, Technomic stated, “There are above average opportunities within the lodging segment…Having a stronger, more targeted program to reach specific hotel customers is critical for [foodservice marketers] to continue to see above average growth.”

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More Hotels Spruce Up Breakfast Offerings

USA Today

"There's a big emphasis on special menus," says Jeanne Bischoff, publisher of Hotel F&B, a food-and-beverage trade magazine. "Breakfast may be a guest's only meal at a hotel or the last time a guest talks to a hotel representative before checking out," Bischoff says. "Hotels want a guest to leave with a good memory, and their culinary offerings can accomplish that."

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Washington PostReviving Ho-Hum Hotel Fare

"They are trying to go back to the days when hotels were destination dining," said Michael Costa, an editor at Hotel F&B magazine. "One of the hardest things to do in the restaurant business is get someone to walk through the door. Having a celebrity chef is a way to get them there."

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Hotels Serve Lighter Fare for Healthy Appetites

USA Today

McInerney doesn't believe healthy fare attracts more diners. Jeanne Bischoff, publisher of the food and beverage magazine Hotel F&B, disagrees. "Hotels more than ever realize they are competing with the local restaurant community," she says.

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Upscale Coffee Selections Brewing at More Hotels

USA Today

More meeting planners are also insisting on better coffee, and hotels see a ripe business opportunity. Hotels can charge more than $100 per urn of gourmet coffee at banquets, compared with about $60 for regular drip coffee, says Jeanne Bischoff, publisher of trade magazine Hotel F&B. "Hotels are seeing what Starbucks is getting. Coffee is fundamental to hotels' food and beverage offering," she says.

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