A Beginner’s Guide To Taking Wine Tasting Notes
A Beginner’s Guide To Taking Wine Tasting Notes — By Lukasz Kolodziejczyk

Cult Wines · 18 Sep

For both casual and avid wine drinkers alike, tasting notes are an important barometer in gauging how likely one is to enjoy that particular wine. While the memory of tasting wines may last for several days, when you frequently taste many wines in a short period of time, they can be hard to accurately remember down to the last detail. Of course, the best and worst wines almost always stick out, but the vast majority of wines fall somewhere in between. This is why it's important to take useful tasting notes.

5 Tips for Cutting Down Food Costs
5 Tips for Cutting Down Food Costs — By David Eisen

HotStats Limited · 17 Sep

With COVID-19 slicing into hotel profit, cutting food costs is more important than ever—especially with so many hotels now relying on food and beverage (F&B) services to meet guest expectations.

3 Takeaways From SevenRooms' Conversation with Former Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed
3 Takeaways From SevenRooms' Conversation with Former Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 16 Sep

In April 2020, SevenRooms CEO Joel Montaniel had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with former Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed to discuss what it ta

Michael Ellis reveals Jumeirah’s new gastronomy strategy
Michael Ellis reveals Jumeirah’s new gastronomy strategy

Jumeirah · 15 Sep

Michael Ellis, Jumeirah's new Chief Culinary Officer (CCO), is a leading figure in the food and drink industry. He joins us from the prestigious Mich

Restaurant Marketing Ideas: How to Maximize Business Throughout the NFL Season
Restaurant Marketing Ideas: How to Maximize Business Throughout the NFL Season

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 14 Sep

Want to learn how you can maximize revenue this NFL season through creative restaurant marketing ideas? We've got you covered! Football season offici

Culinary Arts: Grilled octopus and candied new potatoes
Culinary Arts: Grilled octopus and candied new potatoes

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 13 Sep

Hailing from the head table of the embassy, the new chef at the Berceau des Sens, Cedric Bourassin, has acquired a unique experience which he shares

Opening a hotel restaurant is about more than the menu
Opening a hotel restaurant is about more than the menu

The Japan Times · 13 Sep

Forget menus, napkin colors and floor plans. When chef Shinya Otsuchihashi began preparing to open his first hotel restaurant three years ago, he foc

Teardrop Tap Bartending Service Described as “An Ice Cream Truck for Adults” Goes Viral
Teardrop Tap Bartending Service Described as “An Ice Cream Truck for Adults” Goes Viral — By Alan Young

Knowingli · 10 Sep

We now find ourselves passing the half-way mark of 2020, and it's been a wild ride. Surely, an unexpected one, but nonetheless, the 'unprecedented times' ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic have become our certain reality (at least, for now). And although global circumstances have presented no shortage of challenges of both the economic and personal variety, they have also provided us with an inspiring takeaway: pressure makes diamonds. Or, in this case, a pandemic breeds innovation.Despite the strain felt by countless industries and brands over the last five months, the COVID-19 era has acted as a catalyst to the creation of some incredible, imaginative business concepts. The latest to capture our attention?

Can RoomOrders kill COVID-19?
Can RoomOrders kill COVID-19? — By Eugene B. Jones

RoomOrders, Inc. · 10 Sep

A friend of mine who is high up in the finance world said congratulations to me the other day. He said he noticed in the media that RoomOrders appeared to be doing well in these dire circumstances and that he takes his hat off to me.

Guest Software Essential for a Reservations-Only Restaurant Culture
Guest Software Essential for a Reservations-Only Restaurant Culture — By Larry Mogelonsky

Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited · 10 Sep

In the midst of the summer of COVID, most patrons relish the chance to comfortably eat outside on a restaurant patio, all adequately physically distanced from other customers. Barring a few staunch objectors, others who would prefer to be seated indoors can empathize with the present state of affairs and bite the bullet.

The Rise of QR Codes in Hospitality During The Pandemic

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 9 Sep

Is your restaurant ready to make the transition from takeaway only to outdoor dining? Get ready to encounter a new contactless ordering process, prop

Beer Tourism: Tasting The Beer Boom In Switzerland
Beer Tourism: Tasting The Beer Boom In Switzerland — By Margarita Cruz

EHL · 9 Sep

With the exponential growth of the beer industry in Switzerland over the past decade, beer tourism has emerged as a tourist activity in its own right across many cantons. Craft breweries showcasing their beer together with local members of the community have set up beer hiking tours where tourists walk around stunning Swiss landscapes, tasting local beers, meeting local brewers and enjoying the local food. Highly attractive to beer aficionados, beer tourism is becoming an interesting experiential activity in Switzerland where tourists combine leisure and discovery.

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland signs academic partnership with the Comité Champagne
César Ritz Colleges Switzerland signs academic partnership with the Comité Champagne

Swiss Education Group · 9 Sep

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland (CRCS), a member of Swiss Education Group, the largest private hospitality educator in Switzerland, has signed a stra

Best Restaurants Around Lausanne From EHL Alumni
Best Restaurants Around Lausanne From EHL Alumni

EHL · 7 Sep

Have you just landed in Lausanne and want to get to know the best local eateries? Or perhaps you're already familiar with the city but looking for in

These Restaurant Chains Are Unveiling New Designs Inspired By The Pandemic
These Restaurant Chains Are Unveiling New Designs Inspired By The Pandemic

cnbc.com · 7 Sep

The coronavirus pandemic is spurring on a growing number of restaurant chains to build restaurants with new bells and whistles focused on convenience

In Vino Veritas LXXIX: Off-Color Wines Sell Big
In Vino Veritas LXXIX: Off-Color Wines Sell Big — By Larry Mogelonsky

Hotel Mogel Consulting Limited · 7 Sep

An age-old expression that any good chef knows is that people also eat with their eyes. As any manager who runs a successful cocktail bar can also attest, the same is true for beverages, and we can apply this principle to enhance wine sales.

3 Ways to Maximize Hotel F&B Revenue Over Labor Day Weekend
3 Ways to Maximize Hotel F&B Revenue Over Labor Day Weekend

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 5 Sep

Believe it or not, Labor Day Weekend 2020 is here, closing out one of the most unusual summers in recent history. After several months of stay-at-hom

5 benefits of using guest data to create hyper-personalized dining experiences during COVID-19
5 benefits of using guest data to create hyper-personalized dining experiences during COVID-19

SevenRooms F&B Blog · 4 Sep

At the start of 2020, many restaurants had to temporarily stop on-premise dining to slow the spread of COVID-19. Now, as they reopen with capacity li

Take a look at Burger King’s new ‘touchless’ restaurant designs with solar panels and outdoor seating
Take a look at Burger King’s new ‘touchless’ restaurant designs with solar panels and outdoor seating

cnbc.com · 4 Sep

Burger King on Thursday revealed two new restaurant designs that offer a totally "touchless" experience, along with solar panels, conveyor belts that

Shifting ahead of the curve when re-opening your F&B business with the right technology
Shifting ahead of the curve when re-opening your F&B business with the right technology

Shiji · 3 Sep

Staying ahead in the competitive world of hospitality is already tough, let alone while recovering from a global pandemic. 65% of point-of-sale (POS)

Mohegan Sun Adopts Wireless eTray Technology by Bartech to Provide Guests With Convenient and Safe In-room Purchase Options
Mohegan Sun Adopts Wireless eTray Technology by Bartech to Provide Guests With Convenient and Safe In-room Purchase Options

Bartech Systems International Inc. · 1 Sep

Bartech, the leader in automatic minibar solutions for the global hospitality industry, has partnered with the Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort to impleme

StoreKit Partners With World-Leading F&B Management Platform Apicbase
StoreKit Partners With World-Leading F&B Management Platform Apicbase

Apicbase · 1 Sep

StoreKit is the first UK reseller to earn a certification for the recently launched Apicbase reseller programme. StoreKit's hospitality customers now

What does a Restaurant Manager do?
What does a Restaurant Manager do?

EHL · 31 Aug

Restaurant Managers ensure restaurants run smoothly and efficiently. They seek to provide customers with pleasant dining experiences that live up to

Nutri-Score - A Simple Science-Based Nutritional Value Labelling System for the Food Industry
Nutri-Score - A Simple Science-Based Nutritional Value Labelling System for the Food Industry

Improve Your F&B Operations: Keep Costs Down, Margins Up & Staff Happy · 31 Aug

As consumers increasingly demand to know the nutritional value of what they eat and drink, European food production companies and large-scale caterer

Commercial Vs Non-Commercial Food Services: What Is The Difference?
Commercial Vs Non-Commercial Food Services: What Is The Difference?

EHL · 28 Aug

From the local snack bar to the gastronomic restaurant serving culinary delights, the food and beverage industry is plentiful in diversity. This broa

‘Back to work in the flames’: The hospitality sector in a pandemic
‘Back to work in the flames’: The hospitality sector in a pandemic

The Brookings Institution · 28 Aug

For many American businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has morphed from a temporary break from “normal” into a protracted struggle for economic survival