Food & Beverage
From fancy cocktails on tap to the constant want for localized, sustainable experiences, top chefs at hotel properties in Miami and Fort Lauderdale dish on the big culinary trends they anticipate in Florida in 2020.
Vested with the responsibility of overseeing the F&B efforts of Live Aqua, Grand Fiesta Americana and Fiesta Americana, the premier brands of the more than 180-property Mexico hotel chain Posadas, Gerardo Rivera stakes his living on pinpointing and delivering the latest group cuisine trends. Here are the top group food and beverage trends he believes will impact 2020 and beyond. Read more.
Executive Chef Christopher Covelli chats with Meetings Today contributor Jennifer Jeurgens about Sarasota cuisine, food trends he sees in the meetings and events industry, and some of the best dishes at his restaurant, Sage. Read more.
Chefs from meeting and event properties in the U.S. and Mexico share their favorite holiday dessert receipes.
There are few states with such fervent love for their quirky, one-of-a-kind eats than Wisconsin. From squeaky cheese curds and bratwurst platters to brandy old fashioneds and beer, groups can’t resist these seven foods and drinks that make America’s Dairyland famous. Read more.
The foundation for staying focused begins with what goes into your body, especially when you’re in an unfamiliar environment. Meeting planners are reevaluating menu options and schedules to avoid that autopilot mindset. Read more.
Behind meetings momentum and increasing product diversification in 2019, Atlantic City is more equipped than ever to host meeting and event groups. Read more about the destination’s strides and future offerings.
You can expect to see licorice syrup, spicy tomato granita and orange wines across banquets, events, restaurants and bars in 2020, according to Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants’ sixth annual Culinary & Cocktails Trends Forecast. More than 130 chefs, sommeliers, general managers and bartenders from over 75 Kimpton restaurants and bars were surveyed to uncover the 2020 trends. Read more.
Craft beer is taking the spotlight at the Hyatt Ziva Cancun. The property is home to Tres Cerveza’s Brewery, the only microbrewery in an all-inclusive hotel. This onsite microbrewery not only offers attendees a taste of locally made beers—the resort has its own brewmaster and craft beer expert who brews in house—but the venue can also be used for meetings, breakouts and private events.
Tucson received an UNESCO designation in 2015 as America’s first City of Gastronomy and has been a culinary leader ever since. Read on for seven ways groups can savor the Arizona city’s Sonoran cuisine.