The new Hotel F&B Trends and Insights podcast series provides listeners with industry news, success stories, innovations, and engaging interviews that keep you up-to-date, informed, and entertained. Each episode features decision-makers and innovators in lodging food and beverage, interviewed by Michael Costa, editorial director, and Tad Wilkes, editor, of Hotel F&B.
Our inaugural episode is an intimate conversation with Robert Habeeb, president & CEO, Maverick Hotels & Restaurants. The discussion delves into rooftop restaurant/bar best practices and lessons learned, with examples from venues Habeeb launched in his years with First Hospitality group and at Maverick. Habeeb also talks about rooftop trends and the new Curio Hotel project at Chicago’s Navy Pier, which will feature what is expected to be the largest rooftop F&B concept to date.