Chefs and caterers constantly update their menus as special food requests and the number of cases and allergy types increases.
Grant Grove Restaurant in Kings Canyon National Park has reopened after its recent renovation, which lasted for 10 months and cost $6.3 million. The ecofriendly reconstruction improved diners' views of Bradley Meadow, expanded seating and parking and meets LEED Gold standards.
The remodeled restaurant seats 225 diners and features indoor seating, an outdoor deck and a courtyard area with picnic tables. To-go items are available at a walk-up window.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts in Omaha has announced its new dining and bar concepts that will open in late summer: Society 1854 and Burdock + Bitters. Society 1854 will focus on regional cuisine and local flavor while Burdock + Bitters will be Omaha's newest bar and lounge.
Both concepts will be under the creative direction of executive chef Brent Hockenberry, Omaha chef Jon Seymour, and craftsman and beverage expert Granville Sharpe. Located in downtown Omaha and minutes away from many cultural attractions, the concepts will serve as a hub for downtown Omaha life.
Bremen's Wine & Tap in Denver opened its doors on Wednesday, June 21, serving brunch starting at 10 a.m., following with lunch, happy hour and dinner service, closing at 10 p.m. The team at the LoHi restaurant was very excited to open its doors, after months spent doing construction, training and tasting. Encompassing their excitement, the staff at Bremen's Wine & Tap listed their Top 10 reasons why they love Bremen's.
On June 5, the historic Ames Boston Hotel announced the culmination of a renovation project costing $6 million.
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Christopher Meredith was recently hired as the group director of food and beverage of Grace Bay Resorts.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as group director of food and beverage?
Sweet can mean two things: tastes great or stellar experience. There is a lot of sweetness in the U.S. Mountain West and western Canada, but I’ll limit this to talking about the new “Buzzed at Bernardus” experiences at Bernardus Lodge & Spa in Carmel Valley, California.
The fast-casual Chicago-style food concept, Portillo’s, will be opening its first Minnesota location at 8450 Hudson Rd. in Woodbury at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11. The new location marks the brand’s 50th restaurant opening.
The restaurant will feature a 1920s theme with décor inspired by the Prohibition era. The restaurant will include seating for more than 200 guests, with double drive-thru lanes and an outdoor patio.
Turnberry Associates has announced the JW Marriott Nashville will welcome Michelin Star Chef Michael Mina to Tennessee.
The new restaurant, Bourbon Steak, is set to open in 2018 with 533 rooms. It will offer guests a modern American steakhouse and timeless dining experience.
The Ames Boston Hotel has revealed its 1,700 square feet of all-new meeting and event space.
Located on the second floor, the two new spaces include Ames and Oliver & Oakes; they fit groups up to 125 people and feature a design inspired by American manufacturing, uniformity and ingenuity. They were designed by New York City-based architecture and design firm Glen and Co. Architecture.