Restaurants

How One Popular Cape Cod Tourist Spot Is Tackling Plastics

How One Popular Cape Cod Tourist Spot Is Tackling Plastics

Micheline Maynard, Skift

Restaurant owner Jeff Lewis decided to eliminate disposables, even though some customers grumbled. Now vendors are bringing him ideas.

2 weeks ago

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

The Michelin Guide might award stars in a system that doesn't factor in government politics, but we'd wager there will be more than a few eyebrows raised inside the Beltway — and out.

2 months ago

Park Hyatt’s Blade Runner: Knife Concierge Offers Cutting-Edge Service

Park Hyatt’s Blade Runner: Knife Concierge Offers Cutting-Edge Service

Laura Powell, Skift

It’s not enough for the waitstaff at The Argyle Steakhouse in San Diego to pick up on the personalities of their customers. The staff of this high-end Park Hyatt Aviara eatery also has to learn about the personalities of their steak knives.

2 months ago

Chicago Michelin Guide Highlights Dining in West Loop Neighborhood

Chicago Michelin Guide Highlights Dining in West Loop Neighborhood

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

Beyond the buzz of coveted stars, it's notable that The Hoxton's two restaurants have earned recognition from Michelin for quality value. The boutique lifestyle hotel's heavy emphasis on and investment in amenities seems to be paying off, just five months after opening.

2 months ago

Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New Skift Research

Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

We see food tourism as being more than just a buzzy trend. Understanding what it is today can help stakeholders find their place in the potentially lucrative space.

10 months ago

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Meghan Carty, Skift Research

Food tourism is one trend that we don’t see ever going away, but it will never stop evolving. Destinations and other stakeholders need to understand what it means today in order to reap the benefits food tourists can bring.

10 months ago

This Dietician Wanted to Make Taco Bell Healthier: She Got the Job

This Dietician Wanted to Make Taco Bell Healthier: She Got the Job

Erika Adams, Skift Table

Promoting Taco Bell’s image as anything other than a place where diets are broken and cravings are indulged is a long, lonely battle — one that Taco Bell’s in-house dietician, Missy Schaaphok, has been fighting for years.

10 months ago

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CEO Interview: How AccorHotels Is Rethinking Its Food and Beverage Strategy

CEO Interview: How AccorHotels Is Rethinking Its Food and Beverage Strategy

Accor Group + Skift

From the simplest inn to the fanciest five-star resort, hotels are adding food and beverage concepts to their amenity offerings. Not only are these designed to make money, but they’re expected to attract locals and create social media buzz.

1 year ago

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New eBook: What Can You Do With a Hospitality Degree?

New eBook: What Can You Do With a Hospitality Degree?

JWU Online + Skift

A new eBook from Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education lets data, successful students and alumni in the field, and a distinguished professor answer how a degree can make all the difference.

2 years ago

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What It’s Like to Run a Kitchen in the Middle of Nowhere

What It’s Like to Run a Kitchen in the Middle of Nowhere

JWU Online + Skift

McMurdo Station is a U.S. research center in Antarctica that houses the largest community on the continent—the population swells to over 1,000 in the summer—and a lot of logistics go into feeding employees literally in the middle of nowhere.

2 years ago

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Associated Press

The new food hall at Hilton headquarters could turn out to be a nice recruiting tool for employees as they can grab a seat on an attractive outdoor terrace during lunchtime or after work. Opening up the food hall to the public isn't a bad public relations tool, either.

2 years ago

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Insights on Today’s Tipping Economy from an Employee Perspective

Insights on Today’s Tipping Economy from an Employee Perspective

JWU Online + Skift

Tipping is seen by some as an outdated concept in America, and a few vanguard restaurateurs have been trying to change how employees are compensated. But old habits die hard for both servers and customers.

2 years ago