The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes has launched its Ritz Kids Badge Program, where children ages 4-12 can embark on a number of adventures at the 500-acre Grande Lakes Orlando resort. From an F&B standpoint, kids can visit the Ritz Kids onsite garden and meet the resort's chickens face to beak, and they can also be GM for a day, which includes lunch with the chef, the hotel manager, or the "real" GM.
The matchup for Sunday's New England/Philadelphia Super Bowl is set, but perhaps your gameday menu isn't? Here are three easy adds to plug the gaps and keep your appetizers from being sacked, courtesy of Destination Hotels & Resorts.
Almost every hotel that hosts large groups has an option for plated meals, but not every property has a system in place to ensure the consistency and quality on each plate reach attendee tables intact.
In a major renovation at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, the lofty French Room was polished, and the hotel’s three-meal venue (formerly known as The Bistro) was demolished and reimagined as the vibrant City Hall Bistro. For this pictorial, we talked to F&B Director Amanda McFarland, Executive Chef Jeramie Robison, and Designer Joslyn Taylor of Dallas-based SWOON – the Studio, for details on this new Dallas dining destination.
Interstate Hotels & Resorts--the largest third-party management company in the industry--added to its portfolio of 400+ hotels by acquiring a significant portion of Indiana-based White Lodging's holdings today.
The National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) has elected Ed DiAntonio as president for the 2018-2019 term. DiAntonio is currently the director of catering and event management for Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando.
Brad Nelson, VP, global discipline leader, culinary, Marriott International; and Denise Naguib, VP, sustainability and supplier diversity, Marriott International, detail the lodging giant’s early results of research and best practices on reducing food waste and improving sustainability--and their long-term goals.
The National Western Stock Show is in Denver through Sunday, and ELWAY'S Downtown--located inside the Ritz-Carlton, Denver--is commemorating 112 years of the show by offering limited-time Colorado wagyu tomahawk chops through January 21.
Westgate Resorts is halfway through a $14 million transformation of the former Wakulla Suites into the Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort in Cocoa Beach, Florida. In addition to updated guest rooms and high-end condominiums, the property is adding a tropical-themed water park, and 3,500 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space at the nearby Cocoa Beach Pier--about 1.5 miles from the resort.