U.S. Treasury Bond Yields and Declining Restaurant Labor Personnel: Is a Recession Forthcoming?
U.S. Treasury Bond Yields and Declining Restaurant Labor Personnel: Is a Recession Forthcoming?

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 17 Jun

Is it time to start preparing for an upcoming recession? In January 2018, the NYC Restaurant Personnel index read 0.50%, with the Recession indices n

Handling Organics in Your Hotel's Waste Management

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 20 May

As a hotel owner and operator, you must consistently stay on top of new trends and regulations for your properties-and how those factors can impact e

Reducing Food Safety Errors and Violations
Reducing Food Safety Errors and Violations

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 22 Apr

Restaurants are associated with 50% of all foodborne illness outbreaks each year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2015 ). Moreover,

Responding to Change and Guest Expectations
Responding to Change and Guest Expectations

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Mar

Hospitality is changing more rapidly now than ever before. Although some is driven by the technological advances that enable us to streamline operati

Hotel Design: Engaging Millennials Throughout Their Stay
Hotel Design: Engaging Millennials Throughout Their Stay

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Mar

Millennials are quickly becoming known as disruptors when it comes to particular areas of business that otherwise have been relatively predictable up

Rising Capex, Development and Wellness Construction
Rising Capex, Development and Wellness Construction

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 10 Mar

Over the last decade, the spa and wellness sector has faced tremendous growth in the hospitality industry. This evolution has significantly evolved o

Hotel Restaurants Should Step Up Their Game to Meet the Needs of Today's Foodie Culture
Hotel Restaurants Should Step Up Their Game to Meet the Needs of Today's Foodie Culture

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Feb

With "foodie culture" being a relatively non-existent term just a decade ago, things were quite simple. Business travelers and tourists alike were co

U.S. Department of Labor Changes Rule for Tipped and Non Tipped Work
U.S. Department of Labor Changes Rule for Tipped and Non Tipped Work

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 3 Feb

The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division ("DOL") recently revoked its so-called "80/20 rule" for employees who receive tips. This "rule" ha

New Strategies for Recapturing the Value of Hotel Food Waste
New Strategies for Recapturing the Value of Hotel Food Waste

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 2 Dec

Food waste wastes money. In the US alone, we waste more than $160 billion worth of food each year. Reducing waste is a perfect example of how more su

Using F&B to Establish a Unique Character for Your Hotel
Using F&B to Establish a Unique Character for Your Hotel

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 25 Nov

A hotel's restaurants and bars offer one of the best opportunities for the hotel to express its unique character. Food and beverage (F&B) is nothing

7 Ways Hotels Are Boosting F&B Revenues via Smartphone
7 Ways Hotels Are Boosting F&B Revenues via Smartphone

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 28 Oct

A restaurant having a website is a must, but a mobile friendly website is what sets certain hotels' food and beverage operations apart from the rest.

Beyond Rooms: Applying Yield Strategies to Hotel F&B Revenue

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 22 Oct

Hotel owners and operators have long used yield management to optimize room revenues. For instance, it's considered smart business for reservations t

Keys to a Compelling Restaurant Floorplan
Keys to a Compelling Restaurant Floorplan

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Sep

For every restaurant, large or small, the keys to a good floorplan are based on providing on the one hand, efficient paths for the server and on the

Hotel Food Waste is Your Business
Hotel Food Waste is Your Business

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 17 Sep

When hotels adopted Energy Star technologies and implemented 'Hang Your Towel' water stewardship campaigns, they saw benefits beyond achieving enviro

Eat on A Tweet: Designing F&B for the New Generation
Eat on A Tweet: Designing F&B for the New Generation

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 27 Aug

Millennials have become the fastest growing consumer segment in the hospitality industry. They have also become one of the most discerning audiences,

Interactive Hotel Design is All About Knowing Your Target Guest
Interactive Hotel Design is All About Knowing Your Target Guest

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 13 Nov

The advent of social media brought with it an important shift in the hospitality industry. Any guest's experience might be amplified to thousands of

Designing Interesting Hotel Experiences
Designing Interesting Hotel Experiences

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 13 Nov

Interesting guest experiences continue to drive hotel trends. We've seen this for years in the food industry as our everyday encounters with food bec

Monetizing Fitness by Branding Health and Wellness
Monetizing Fitness by Branding Health and Wellness

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 16 Oct

Health and wellness experts represent a profitable branding opportunity for hoteliers worldwide. Featuring specific experts or forging alliances hote

How "Grab & Go" Became the Latest Evolution in Hotel F&B
How "Grab & Go" Became the Latest Evolution in Hotel F&B

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 2 Oct

If hoteliers want a lesson regarding how drastically dining trends have evolved over the past 40 years, they need to look no further than the history

Creative Meetings Through Food & Beverage
Creative Meetings Through Food & Beverage

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 18 Sep

I had a bit of an "out of body" experience recently. I was attending a corporate meeting, which was held in a hotel meeting room. As usual, I was mul

The Challege for the New Professional Chef: Incredibly Fresh Ingredients
The Challege for the New Professional Chef: Incredibly Fresh Ingredients

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 28 Aug

When I began my journey to becoming a chef twenty-five years ago I could have never envisioned a world that would be literally travelling at light sp

More High-End Travelers Crave Fuss-Free Upscale Comfort Food
More High-End Travelers Crave Fuss-Free Upscale Comfort Food

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 28 Aug

Luxury travel and dining have always been associated with fine restaurants and over-the-top menus; however, more and more high-end travelers are crav

Benefits of a Downtown Chicago Marriott's Rooftop Garden and Beehives
Benefits of a Downtown Chicago Marriott's Rooftop Garden and Beehives

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 21 Aug

In late-March, we begin the seedling process of planting product that can be grown indoors, along with our rotating crop of micro-greens. Micro-green

Key Strategic Lessons From the Fast Casual Boom
Key Strategic Lessons From the Fast Casual Boom

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 21 Aug

Over the past several years, many of us have watched with excitement and interest as the fast-casual restaurant segment has continued to boom. More a

Modern Food Service Challenges are Driven by the Modern Guest
Modern Food Service Challenges are Driven by the Modern Guest

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 21 Aug

Consumers want more options. For every practiced chef, there is a collective of guests eager to spend their hard-earned dollars on something exotic a

How to Create a Farm-to-Table Program for 1,200 Guests
How to Create a Farm-to-Table Program for 1,200 Guests

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 14 Aug

Many hotels are overwhelmed by the thought of putting together a 'buy local' or 'farm-to-table' culinary program when they also have to serve many gu