February, 2024

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Why sustainability matters to hotel guests, staff and the environment

eHotelier

Let’s take a look at the intersection of technology and sustainability in the hotel industry to examine how these practices not only benefit the environment but also contribute to a positive Return on Experience (ROE) for both guests and staff.

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Etymon Projects announces restaurant at The Langham Sydney

Hospitality Magazine

The group behind Loulou Bistro, The Charles Grand Brasserie & Bar, and Poetica has confirmed it has teamed up with The Langham Sydney to open a restaurant and lounge bar inside the hotel. The existing restaurant and bar spaces will be revamped to make way for the new concept, which will be inspired by luxury European hotels – think influences from France, Italy, and Spain and a seafood bar. “While a beautiful space, the restaurant will be very approachable and a destination for S

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Is the Customer Always Right?

Modern Restaurant Management

A new study challenging the long-standing mantra “the customer is always right" determined that to better support employee mental health, restaurant operators should have clear policies stating that customers' uncivil behavior will not be tolerated. “For decades, a customer could be uncivil, angry, yelling or just plain wrong, and employees were expected to deal with it because it was just part of the business.

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3 Free Restaurant Templates to Save You Money

7 Shifts

You're always crunched for time and your to-do lists never end. Sound familiar? When you run a restaurant, you need to get things done — not worry about whether they're done properly. That's why we created free templates to help you manage your restaurant team. Customize them to match your needs and save time — so that you can focus on the important things.

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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Is Oat Milk Unhealthy? That’s the Wrong Question.

EATER

Oat milk is not healthy or unhealthy for everyone. Whether any nondairy milk is "good" for you depends on your personal health and what you care about.

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Sustainable strategies to enhance staff retention in hospitality

eHotelier

Creating a culture and building a strong people foundation in an organization can assist in developing an industry reputation that drives applicants to want to work for the employer and, as significantly, to maintain an internal community within a company that incentivizes and persuades employees not to leave.

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The dining trends Australian Venue Co. are investing in

Hospitality Magazine

The following series is filled with valuable insights from the country’s leading operators on everything from milestone moments to the impact of the cost-of-living crisis, what they’re tipping will be big in 2024, and the current staffing landscape. The next op-ed comes from Australian Venue Co Executive Chef Telina Menzies. 2023 WAS A big year. As a team, we had some big wins including major openings and reopenings covering Morris House and Studley Park Boathouse in Melbourne under Executive Ch

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Feeding Gen Z: The Rise of Authenticity in F&B

Modern Restaurant Management

The dining landscape is shifting, driven by Gen Z's (currently 11- to 26-year-olds) quest for “genuine” culinary experiences over the conventional allure of "the best" restaurants. Gen Z has an appetite for knowledge that sits at the tip of their fingers, unlike any generation before. They research, investigate and seek out experiences – especially when it comes to restaurants.

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Using analytics for rare disease treatment: Unveiling opportunities for advancements

SAS

Rare diseases, often called orphan diseases, affect a small percentage of the population. Despite their rarity, these diseases collectively impact millions worldwide. Being a health care professional who cares deeply about overall patient care, the challenges in diagnosing and treating rare diseases resonate profoundly with me. Limited data availability, dispersed [.

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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The 38 All-Time Best Food Movies

EATER

Movie images: Janus Films, MovieStillsDB, Walt Disney Studios/MovieStillsDB, New Line Cinema/MovieStillsDB, Getty Images What to add to your Netflix queue when you want to feel really hungry For just about as long as there have been movies, food has played a meaningful role in film. This history dates all the way back to the silent era and films like Mr.

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Leaning Into Labor Solutions

Lodging Magazine

LODGING Editor-in-Chief Dennis Nessler speaks with representatives from a diverse cross-section of the industry to discuss the current state of labor in the lodging industry. Participants discuss everything from the advantages of flexible pay and hours to technology advances, specifically the AI revolution, and how advances in those areas are impacting today’s workforce.

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How to design an efficient hotel kitchen

eHotelier

This guide will walk you through the essential steps to create a kitchen that meets the demands of a busy hotel environment, focusing on simplicity and functionality.

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Everything you need to know about marketing your hospitality business

Hospitality Magazine

There’s much to think about when running a hospitality venue. Has the roster been done? Did I order the meat from the supplier in time? Has the drinks menu been updated? It’s more than understandable that posting on social media or sending out EDMs often falls by the wayside. But it’s also essential to think about the landscape and how it’s evolving.

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Win More in 2024: Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success

Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success Start maximizing ROI and doing more with less with Olo’s ultimate guide to restaurant marketing. In this guide: Strategies to level up in 4 key areas: data, audiences, content distribution, and loyalty Interactive checklists to help you track your progress throughout the year Tips for leveraging guest data across your entire business What you’ll learn: Level 1 | Beginner: Learn how to collect guest data, build a healthy subscriber list, launch personali

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To Charge or Not To Charge?

Modern Restaurant Management

Charging guests for booking a reservation that they don’t show up for is becoming more popular. Ten years ago, this was a practice in the big cities like New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. When this practice began, I must be honest I told my customers not to do this charge because it could cost them clients. When restaurants began charging guests the three-percent credit card fee, I was against that as well.

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Report: Privacy ranks as top hotel AI adoption concern

Hotel Business

According to SOCi Inc. ‘s AI Marketing Transformation Index, Part IV, 52% of U.S. digital marketing professionals list privacy as their top concern regarding the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) for hotels. SOCi’s commissioned study of more than 300 digital marketers provides further understanding of AI utilization in marketing and future plans for its use.

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How Etta’s National Restaurant Empire Fell to Pieces

EATER

David Pisor’s Chicago restaurant group, Etta Collective, — home to Etta, Aya Pastry, and Cafe Sophie — is in free fall with open tabs, threatened evictions, and closures post-Maple & Ash split.

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ESA Demonstrates Resilience of Extended-Stay Segment, Brand for KARA Hospitality

Lodging Magazine

LODGING brings you the first installment of our three-part Ownership Series, providing owner perspectives on various hot topics and industry trends. For this installment, Vinay Patel of Fairbrook Hotels and Mitesh Amin of KARA Hospitality discuss some of the key benefits of operating within the extended-stay segment and share their model for success.

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Unlock Restaurant Success: Mastering 7 Vital Employment Laws

As a restaurant leader, your plate is full with responsibilities, from staff management to serving up delicious dishes. But amidst the hustle, there's a crucial area you can't afford to overlook – employment laws. In this comprehensive eBook, we'll unveil the seven essential employment laws every restaurant leader must master. We'll break down the intricacies of each law, showing you how it directly impacts your business.

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Proactively ensuring regulatory compliance for hotel managers

eHotelier

By prioritising compliance, we uphold guest safety, mitigate risks, protect our hotel's reputation, and contribute to environmental sustainability. Compliance also ensures a fair and inclusive workplace, strengthens our legal and professional standing, and fosters a culture of excellence and trust within our organisation.

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Matt Moran to open two venues in Canberra

Hospitality Magazine

Chef and Restauranteur Matt Moran will launch his first businesses in Canberra this autumn with sister venues Compa and &Sando. “Canberra has long had some really exciting restaurants and talent, and it’s a region I have been visiting for many years,” says Moran. “I’ve been looking for opportunities in Canberra, I have worked with many local producers for years, and can’t wait to open these two venues and have even more of a reason to spend time there.” Both eateries

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Hungry for Change: Understanding Consumer Perception and Demand for Sustainable Packaging

Modern Restaurant Management

The restaurant industry has recognized the need for innovative packaging solutions to meet growing consumer demand and contribute towards sustainability targets. Traditional restaurant packaging has a significant negative impact on the environment as common materials used, such as Styrofoam and single-use plastics, are not compostable. The high reliance on plastics for food packaging has led to a buildup of landfill waste and ocean pollution.

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The Importance of Benchmarking in Hotel Management

Revfine

In the dynamic world of hotel management, every day is different. It can feel difficult to find the time to take stock of your property's performance, which can be a problem in such a competitive industry where staying ahead of the game is crucial. When navigating the industry's complexities, benchmarking is the unsung hero for The post The Importance of Benchmarking in Hotel Management appeared first on Revfine.com.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Asian American-Owned Restaurants Are Breathing New Life Into Sacramento’s Historic Japantown

EATER

New restaurants including Japanese izakaya Binchoyaki, Southside Super, and pop-up Mecha Mucho are helping reinvigorate a part of downtown Sacramento that was once home to a thriving Japantown.

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In Her Comfort Zone

Lodging Magazine

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? When I was 18, I worked as a hostess at a restaurant my Uncle Vince managed. I did not like the restaurant business very much. Then, I got a job at a hotel in Philadelphia. I thought, ‘This is temporary until I find my dream job.’ The rest is history! Who were some of your mentors or role models, male or female, and what were […] The post In Her Comfort Zone appeared first on LODGING Magazine.

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Google Hotel Ads bid strategies update: How will it impact your campaigns?

eHotelier

By embracing CPC bidding models and leveraging Google’s suite of advertising tools, hotels can position themselves for success in a post-cookie era while maintaining a commitment to user privacy and driving revenue growth.

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Moon Dog opens mega venue in Footscray

Hospitality Magazine

One of the country’s top breweries is gearing up to open its biggest venue yet, with Moon Dog set to launch Wild West in Footscray this March. The Western-inspired site is double the size of Moon Dog World in Preston, with the team transforming the Franco Cozzo building into an 800-capacity beer destination. “We’re so excited to join the vibrant Footscray community in such an iconic location; the support has been overwhelming and we can’t wait to finally throw open the doors and welcome ev

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Diving into Diversity: Decoding the Foundations of Inclusion in Hospitality Talent Acquisition

Speaker: Lauren Fernandez - CEO & Founder, Full Course

Companies all over the world, including Marriot International and Hilton Worldwide, are aware of the value of including DEI in their talent acquisition strategy. However, despite these initiatives, there is still plenty that the hospitality sector can do to promote DEI. When comparing the hospitality industries in India, Iraq, the UK, and the US, you will see that there is a consistent underrepresentation of persons from different ethnic, gender, and disability origins across all levels of the i