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How restaurants can embrace change in the age of the hermit consumer

Restobiz

By Brittain Brown There’s been a noticeable change in consumer habits across Canada in the post-pandemic landscape. Fueled by a rise in ghost kitchens, third-party delivery apps, and surging inflation impacting supply chains, we’ve seen the emergence of a new consumer archetype: the “hermit consumer,” marked by those who prioritize comfort and convenience by ordering […] The post How restaurants can embrace change in the age of the hermit consumer appeared first on Restob

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Improving Survey Response Rates for Restaurant Managers

Modern Restaurant Management

Restaurant managers balance several responsibilities while taking care of staff and guest needs. One of the most important parts of being a successful restaurant manager is having the ability to hear their customers’ concerns. While managers use a variety of ways to listen to their guests, surveys are one of the most successful tools for receiving feedback.

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How Restaurants Can Attract Food Tourists

Wasserstrom

In their 2024 State of the Restaurant Industry report, the National Restaurant Association shared that, “In a typical year, about 3 in 10 dollars spent in restaurants come from travelers and visitors.” Yet not all restaurants capture the lucrative food tourist market. Fear not! With the right approach, any eatery can become a destination for […] The post How Restaurants Can Attract Food Tourists appeared first on The Official Wasserstrom Blog.

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Buzzing About Bees and Sustainability

Modern Restaurant Management

Chef Richard Sandoval’s fascination with bees and their critical role in food sustainability began years ago, rooted in a deep respect for nature's intricate balance. “As a chef, I've always been passionate about sourcing the best ingredients, and it became evident to me that bees are not just producers of honey but indispensable pollinators for countless crops we rely on for food,” the leader of in contemporary Latin cuisine with 60+ restaurant locations worldwide told

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The Radisson brand enters Cape Town with the newly rebranded Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore

Hospitality Net

Radisson Hotel Group brings the renowned Radisson brand to South Africa’s "Mother City" with the rebranding of Park Inn Cape Town Foreshore to Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore. Strategically located just minutes away from the International Convention Centre (CTICC) and the famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore marks the Group’s third Radisson property in South Africa.Positioned at the heart of Cape Town’s city center, Radisson Hotel Cape Town Foreshore is the

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Researcher Awarded Patent for Packaging Solution that Indicates When Meat is Spoiled

Food Safety Magazine

An Auburn University researcher has been awarded a patent for a color-changing sticker that goes on packaging and indicates when a meat product has spoiled.

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School District Achieves Foodservice Goals with Cambro Vending Cart

the CAMBRO blog

The goals of every school foodservice professional are centered around efficiency, accessibility and nutritional quality. Vickie Speltz, foodservice director at Cotter Schools in Winona, Minn., wanted to streamline operations and increase participation while satisfying students. We spoke to Speltz about how her forward-thinking led her to embrace the Cambro Vending Cart as a pivotal tool in achieving her foodservice goals. 1.

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A Warmhearted Welcome to Six Senses La Sagesse Grenada

Hospitality Net

This week marks the much-anticipated opening of Six Senses La Sagesse, the brand’s debut resort in the Caribbean. With a pride of place beachfront setting, verdant rolling hills and spacious accommodation, the resort’s location offers effortless access to Grenada’s shimmering reefs and mystical rainforests. The island’s incredible natural beauty and soul-connecting cultural experiences provide the perfect backdrop for a journey of discovery, rejuvenation and celebration.

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5 Ways to Harness IoT for Next-Gen Cold Storage Monitoring

Food Safety Tech

Inefficiencies and lack of oversight in cold storage monitoring of food can lead to product spoilage, high repair costs, and contamination concerns. The solution to many of these issues is to gain more visibility and control over these processes, and this is precisely what the Internet of Things (IoT) provides. Following are five ways food businesses can use IoT technology to improve their cold storage monitoring. 1.

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TFE’s Adina Hotels Introduce MM:NT Berlin Lab

Hospitality Net

The launch of MM:NT Berlin Lab marks a pioneering move by award-winning apartment hotel operator, Adina Hotels – owned and operated by Australia’s International Hotel Group, TFE Hotels.

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Hospital patients can use DoorDash-style app to order in a familiar way

FoodService Director

Long Island’s Stony Brook University Hospital transforms patient meal-ordering with launch of new easy-to-use mobile app.

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Nobu Hotel Atlanta Names Drew Smith as New General Manager

Hospitality Net

Nobu Hotel Atlanta, the epitome of luxury lifestyle accommodations nestled in the vibrant heart of Buckhead, has appointed Drew Smith as its new General Manager.

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Challenges and breakthroughs: contextualizing alternative protein progress

GFI

April 16, 2024 Share this page on Facebook Share this page on Twitter Share this page on LinkedIn Hofstadter’s law: an appropriate adage for alt proteins “It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.” –Douglas Hofstadter, Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid About half of the world’s habitable land is used for agriculture , which means that global food system change is an enormous, intensive, and lengthy pursuit.

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Wyndham Alltra Opens Newest Resort on Coast of the Dominican’s Samaná Peninsula

Hospitality Net

Guests looking for a low stress, family-friendly getaway can now book and enjoy an idyllic, all-inclusive escape at the newly opened Wyndham Alltra Samaná. Located in the charming town of Las Galeras in the Samaná province of the Dominican Republic, the hotel boasts ocean views, pristine white sands and endless, all-day entertainment for all ages.

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Fundamentals of Conducting an Allergen Gap Assessment

Food Safety Magazine

Allergen-related food recalls have increased since the introduction of FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act in 2011. This article shares the fundamentals of conducting an allergen gap assessment to help companies comply with new FDA guidance on allergen management.

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Mews Stacks transforms the way hoteliers build tech ecosystems

Hospitality Net

Mews, the industry-leading hospitality cloud and winner of Best PMS at HotelTechAwards 2024, has announced Mews Stacks, a series of curated tech ecosystems to help hoteliers adopt industry-leading cloud solutions.

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Food Safety: The Responsibilities of Government vs. The Private Sector

Food Safety Tech

The role of government oversight versus private efforts in ensuring food safety is a comparatively new topic. Recent cases, including the hefty fines against Family Dollar for major violations in relation to sanitary conditions, highlight the importance of strong safeguards. But a key question lingers: Would a shift from government inspections to private audits truly benefit both businesses and consumers?

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Hotel Market Beat Q1 2024 - UK

Hospitality Net

Approximately £1.7bn of UK real estate was transacted by hotel investors in the first quarter of 2024, according to new data from real estate advisory firm Cushman & Wakefield. This represented a surge in activity to the tune of 138% versus Q1 2023.

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11 Commercial Kitchen Shelving Types

Chef's Deal

Commercial kitchen shelving is the cornerstone of creating an organized backhouse and streamlined storage for food service businesses. This guide explores 11 different commercial kitchen shelving types below: Wire Shelving Solid Shelving Wall-Mounted Shelving Mobile Shelving Dunnage Shelving Overhead Shelving Corner Shelving Slanted Shelving Modular Shelving Cantilever Shelving Specialty Shelving Each shelving type is designed to meet specific storage needs, from the lightweight and versatile wi

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Zeal celebrates topping out for net zero carbon hotel

Hospitality Net

Zeal Hotels held a topping-out ceremony for voco Zeal Exeter Science Park. The four-star, 142-bedroom hotel, constructed with half the embodied carbon of a standard hotel, will generate 100 per cent of electricity consumed via the photo voltaic roof and wall panels, positioning it firmly in line with the 2050 Paris Agreement requirements and exceeding 2030 targets.

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Paul And Mike: A Beacon of Stability Amidst Cocoa Crisis

FMT Magazine

In the midst of unprecedented challenges facing the cocoa industry, Paul And Mike shines as a beacon of stability, resilience, and community support. With a strategic focus on sourcing a substantial portion of cocoa from their meticulously managed farms in Kochi and Coimbatore, the company navigates rising input costs with confidence.By leveraging modern agricultural techniques, including precision irrigation, pest management, and innovative farming practices, Paul And Mike ensures the quality a

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Hyatt EAME Announces Robust Pipeline: More Than 50 Per Cent of Regional Growth Leans Into Leisure

Hospitality Net

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced plans for scaled growth in the leisure space in Europe, Africa and the Middle East (EAME) underscored by a record year of deal signings in 2023. Hyatt’s global record pipeline of more than 127,000 rooms as of year-end 2023 is supported by a regional pipeline of more than 70 properties spanning Hyatt’s distinct brand collections.

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Quaker’s ‘Bowl of Growth’ initiative highlights child nutrition with ‘Dohale Jevan Poshanchi Vaati’ ad film

FMT Magazine

Quaker, a prominent player in India’s oats segment, emphasizes nutrition through its ‘Bowl of Growth’ initiative, addressing child malnutrition through three key pillars: providing nutrition to children aged 3 to 5 years, educating parents/caregivers, and spreading awareness in the community. This initiative was launched in pre-identified rural areas in Pune, Maharashtra, where malnutrition is a significant concern.

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Marriott International Accelerates Growth Across Europe With Nearly 100 Hotel Conversions and Adaptive Reuse Projects Expected by the End of 2026

Hospitality Net

From the International Hospitality Investment Forum in Berlin, Marriott International, Inc. today announced plans to add nearly 100 properties and over 12,000 rooms to its portfolio in Europe portfolio through hotel conversions and adaptive reuse projects, the conversion of existing buildings into a hotel, by the end of 2026. The anticipated hotels represent more than 40 percent of the company’s European development pipeline expected to open during that period.

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India Aligns Pesticide Limits for Herbs, Spices with Codex, Other Countries

Food Safety Magazine

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued an order regarding maximum residue limits (MRLs) for pesticides in spices and culinary herbs, in alignment with Codex Alimentarius guidelines and the MRLs adopted by the U.S., the EU, Japan, and Australia/New Zealand.

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STR Weekly Insights: 31 March – 6 April and preliminary March 2024

Hospitality Net

Weekly U.S. results were robust with revenue per available room (RevPAR) rising 6.9% year over year (YoY) via gains in occupancy (+2.9 percentage points [ppts]) and average daily rate (ADR, +2.1%). This week’s strong RevPAR growth came from an easy comparison to last year due to a shift in the Easter observance, which occurred a week later in 2023.

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FDA to Hold Webinar on Retail Program Standards Conformance

Food Safety Magazine

On May 3, 2024 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a webinar featuring representatives from the State of Iowa and Richmond County, North Carolina who will discuss how their jurisdictions achieved conformance with all nine of FDA’s Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards.

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Launch of new tower at ADGE Hotel & Residences set to meet strong demand

Hospitality Net

La Vie Hotels & Resorts grows its Australian accommodation offering with the launch of a new tower at ADGE Hotels & Residences.

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Expansion Roundup: Brands Plot New Destinations

Foodservice Equipment Reports

This April, various brands—among them several pizza chains—are charting new developments in widely assorted locales, from Bulgaria, to the West Coast, to the Midwest. Here are some of the latest announcements: Nobu Hospitality.

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Hotel pipeline activity down globally, except in the Americas

Hospitality Net

The Americas is the only world region that showed a year-over-year increase in pipeline activity at the end of the first quarter, according to March 2024 data from CoStar. CoStar is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the property markets.

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Oregon Company Recalls Spice Blend for Undeclared Sesame

Penn State Food Safety Blog

Oregon Spice Company, Portland, OR is recalling Johnny’s Parmesan Garlic Seasoning 5oz because it may contain undeclared sesame. The recall was initiated after it was discovered by a Distributor that product containing sesame was labeled in packaging that did not reveal the presence of sesame. [link] Oregon Spice Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sesame in Johnny’s Parmesan Garlic Seasoning Summary Company Announcement Date: April 10, 2024 FDA Publish Date: April 10, 2024 Product Type: