Articles tagged “restaurants”

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.

5 days 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Tipping is seen by some as an outdated concept in America, and a few vanguard restaurateurs have been trying to change how employees are compensated.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 weeks ago

Louisiana Food Tourism Backers to Promote Cajun Cooking in New York

Louisiana Food Tourism Backers to Promote Cajun Cooking in New York

Associated Press

From one foodie destination to another, Louisiana tourism marketers are visiting New York to promote gumbo, jambalaya, and dirty rice, and the restaurants in places like New Orleans and Lafayette where visitors can imbibe. They should get a warm welcome in New York, whose citizens will travel long distances for hot eateries and correspondingly sizzling spices.

2 weeks ago

Transparency Alleviates Anxiety in Restaurants

Transparency Alleviates Anxiety in Restaurants

Kristen Hawley, Skift

Comfort food needs to go beyond a warm dish of mac and cheese. Diners and travelers are demanding more from their fine dining and their fast food, and smart restaurants are responding.

1 month ago

Metropolitan Museum Rethinks Its Hidden Restaurant to Drive More Visits

Metropolitan Museum Rethinks Its Hidden Restaurant to Drive More Visits

James Tarmy and Kate Krader, Bloomberg

A Danny Meyer restaurant in a museum? Ya, that happens at the Whitney Museum, and it's all part of a resurgence in dining facilities at storied museums. Grab some exhibit time, and then an oxtail beignet.

2 months ago

TripAdvisor CEO Responds to Analyst Critiques of Its Hotel Search Strategy

TripAdvisor CEO Responds to Analyst Critiques of Its Hotel Search Strategy

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Analysts continue to critique TripAdvisor's near-term tactics. But CEO Steve Kaufer said Wednesday that no other company is as well-positioned to create value on mobile in the long run as his own.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Brands?

Chefs+Tech: Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Brands?

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

We're pulling for Blue Bottle to maintain its indie cred even though it now has serious corporate backing.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Will Artificial Intelligence Make Restaurant Reviews Obsolete?

Chefs+Tech: Will Artificial Intelligence Make Restaurant Reviews Obsolete?

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

If bots can generate fake reviews that pass as real, the entire online review system will be completely useless. This is our future.

3 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Elements of Fine Dining Creep into Fast-Casual

Chefs+Tech: Elements of Fine Dining Creep into Fast-Casual

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

The term "fast-casual" seems loosely defined as fast food steps up its game and full service restaurants become more casual to adapt to changing times. Now, some of the elements that define fine dining are showing up in more casual formats. Lines = blurred.

3 months ago

Chefs+Tech: What Danny Meyer’s Martina Means for Restaurants Everywhere

Chefs+Tech: What Danny Meyer’s Martina Means for Restaurants Everywhere

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

Any restaurant opening from Union Square Hospitality Group is one to watch. Operations at Martina, which its chef calls "fine-casual," are a look at current industry trends set to go big.

3 months ago

Chefs+Tech: How UberEats Works with Restaurants

Chefs+Tech: How UberEats Works with Restaurants

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

Hungry people will be loyal to the delivery app that gets them their food fastest, period. UberEats touts algorithms, analytics, and a little bit of the human touch in its work with restaurants.

3 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Tender Greens Readies for Growth with a New Look and Updated Tech

Chefs+Tech: Tender Greens Readies for Growth with a New Look and Updated Tech

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

It'll take more than just a new logo to compete in the crowded healthy-food-fast market. The Tender Greens refresh looks great, but its new restaurant practices, menu items, and technology will make or break the growing business.

3 months ago