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Godfrey Hotel Boston Debuts RUKA Restobar

The Godfrey Hotel Boston announced the opening of highly anticipated RUKA Restobar, a contemporary exploration of Peruvian-Asian cuisine. The lively, mural-clad restaurant is accessible from the hotel’s lobby, which houses a lounge bar, and the always-buzzing George Howell Coffee shop. With all three dining establishments, the luxury lifestyle hotel offers guests a variety of culinary […]

Hilton Charlotte University Place Names New Executive Chef

The Hilton Charlotte University Place announced the appointment of Ahmed Azizy to executive chef. Chef Azizy brings exceptional culinary leadership and expertise to the property’s on-site dining options, Edgewater Bar & Grille and Fountainview catering. Hilton Charlotte University Place offers a tranquil lakeside escape near UNC Charlotte and the area’s best shopping destinations. Guests will […]

Kansas City’s Historic The Raphael Hires New Chef

The Raphael, Kansas City’s landmark hotel located on the Country Club Plaza, is new home to the culinary talents of Joseph Cizek. In his new position, the chef is responsible for menu development, sourcing of all food items, culinary team leadership, food quality for Chaz on the Plaza, hotel in-suite dining and banquets, and building […]

El San Juan Names Director of Food and Beverage

El San Juan Hotel announced Timothy Arnold as managing director of food and beverage. Arnold brings more than 25 years of luxury resort, hotel and restaurant experience to the multimillion-dollar renovation. In his new role, Arnold will oversee all aspects of El San Juan Hotel’s food and beverage operations including the resort’s nine award-winning restaurants, […]

D.C.’s Mayflower Hotel Undergoes Renovation

Known for its prime location in the heart of Washington, D.C., and its historically grand accommodations, The Mayflower Hotel offers one of the city's most renowned venues for meetings and events. As part of the luxury hotel's top-to-bottom, multi-million-dollar renovation project, the hotel's historic ballrooms and event spaces have been restored to their original glory. […]

Houston Marriott Offering Special Wedding Deal

Engagement season is right around the corner, and at just $45 per person, the Houston Marriott North's new "Perfect Spot to Tie the Knot" wedding package makes the property's stylish ballroom in Houston the ideal venue for couples to begin their forever together. Now through March 31, couples who book a "Perfect Spot" wedding will […]

Hotel Phillips Releases Details of New DMK Restaurant Concept

Arbor Lodging Partners, owner of the historic Hotel Phillips, announced a partnership with Chicago-based DMK Restaurants this summer, to develop a brand new restaurant concept in Kansas City. Arbor Lodging Partners and Hotels Phillips revealed new details about the concept, including innovative menu items for hotel and restaurant guests to indulge in, and the name: […]

Rising Star Chef Grae Nonas to Lead Hewing Hotel’s Tullibee Restaurant

Aparium Hotel Group welcomed Grae Nonas as executive chef of the forthcoming restaurant Tullibee at the Hewing Hotel in Minneapolis’ vibrant North Loop neighborhood. Nonas, a 2015 Food & Wine Best New Chef, 2016 James Beard Rising Star Chef finalist (semifinalist 2015), will oversee all food and beverage functions at one of the year’s most […]

The Iron Horse Hotel Names Joshua Rogers Executive Chef

The Iron Horse Hotel, in Milwaukee, announced the appointment of Executive Chef Joshua Rogers along with refreshing updates to summer menus at Smyth and Branded. Rogers combines traditional techniques with a contemporary approach, while keeping in mind the philosophy of honest cooking—sustainable sourcing with intention. “I believe that simplicity can be very satisfying and successful, […]

Madison Hotel Names Memphis Native Raymond Jackson Executive Chef

Madison Hotel and Aparium Hotel Group announced the arrival of Memphis native Raymond Jackson as the property’s new executive chef. Jackson brings years of worldly travels back to the “Birthplace of Rock n’ Roll” presenting cuisine unlike anything else in the city. Overseeing culinary operations for the boutique property along with local favorite eighty3 food […]

Stone Brewing to Open Hotel Dedicated to Craft Beer

Stone Brewing, the 10th largest craft brewery in the U.S., and San Diego-based hospitality collective, Untitled Hospitality, announced their partnership to develop Stone Hotel—the companies’ first-ever brewery hotel. The concept aims to open in the first quarter of 2018 and will be constructed, owned and managed by Untitled Hospitality through an exclusive license agreement. Take […]