The Santa Maria Hotel & Golf Resort, which debuted earlier this year in Panama City, Panama, has launched a new gastronomic venture in the city’s thriving culinary scene with the opening of The Grill House FSH & STK, a fine-dining restaurant inside the resort’s clubhouse that overlooks its golf course.
As Americans gear up to travel in 2019, a new survey from the Hyatt Place brand found that the more people spend their time away from home, the more likely it is that they will eat the proverbial “most important meal of the day.”
Beverages are going to make a splash in 2019 according to early results from the National Restaurant Association’s annual What’s Hot survey. Craft, artisan, and locally produced beverages, such as wines and spirits, are on tap as the industry’s number one alcoholic beverage trend next year, the Association’s survey found. Craft coffee and house-made soda trended highly in the non-alcoholic category.
This holiday season, The Gray Hotelin downtown Chicago debuts an exclusive partnership with Band of Bohemia and their collaboration holiday beer, Trigo de Navidad,available at the property's Boleo rooftop restaurant and bar, Vol. 39 lounge, and The Gray’s wine hour (a Kimpton brand initiative, complimentary for hotel guests).
It has a lot of moving parts, but they all arrive at the right destination. The newest all-encompassing corporate beverage program by Interstate Hotels & Resorts is mapped out to work with uniformity and local touches across multiple properties and brands—and last for two years.
Hyatt Place has evolved its breakfast menu again after an extensive 2017 revamp. Guests at U.S. Hyatt Place hotels now have the option to choose from a variety of breakfast offerings that draw from food culture from five regions across the country, including the Atlantic, South, Heartland, Southwest, and West Coast.
Loews Hotels is nodding to the past while serving handcrafted cocktails with The Bellhop Bar by Loews Hotels, a retrofitted steamer trunk packed with bespoke beverages stored in antique apothecary-style bottles, on display in 19 properties from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Last week I was part of a FAM trip in Grand Rapids, Michigan, coordinated by Quinn PR, and hosted by AHC+Hospitality, which oversees nine properties and 20 F&B venues, including the iconic Amway Grand Plaza hotel (part of Hilton’s Curio Collection), JW Marriott Grand Rapids, and the under-construction AC Hotel Grand Rapids.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler’s award-winning chefs Isabel Chung, executive chef, and Derek Bendig, executive sous chef, are revealing new summer menus and dining experiences that make the most of the long summer days.