• Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink Now Open At SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown

     
    POSTED January 22, 2016
     

Degree Metropolitan Food + Drink is now open At SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown-MSU Denver. Degree serves lunch and dinner every day from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. with the bar open until midnight except for Sundays.

MSU Denver’s Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Events has offered students a unique opportunity to earn real-life experience working alongside professional restaurateurs at Degree. A portion of all food and drink sales will go towards the MSU Denver Foundation, which benefits student scholarships.

Degree is an internationally inspired menu. It proudly features ethically caught seafood, Colorado meats, and local produce. It also includes an expansive bar menu with wines by the glass, handcrafted cocktails made from local spirits, and 20 Colorado draft beers.

Executive Chef Daniel Hyman leads the Degree culinary team. Hyman received his culinary degree from the Cooking & Hospitality Institute of Chicago and has years of experience. He has trained alongside expert Chicago chefs, including Alex Cheswick, Stephanie Izard and Jacky Pluton

Located close to sporting structures such as the Pepsi CenterSports Authority Field at Mile High, the Colorado Convention Center, it should have no trouble filling the modern 48-seat dining room. 

The latest Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Business Travel Recovery Poll revealed that business travel is surging forward and international travel is returning alongside the challenges of rising fuel prices, inflation, supply chain disruption, and the war in Ukraine. In addition, corporate travel policies are undergoing a revamp, and a large majority of employees indicate they are willing to travel for business. 

 

The hospitality and meetings and events industries are known for their generosity. Even after a couple of tough years courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, helping others has remained a priority. Here are a few examples from around the country. 

 

On May 4, Knowland, a provider of meetings and events intelligence data, released its monthly report for April 2022. The data showed a significant increase in meetings activity, with a 323% increase over April 2021, including a 3.7% recovery of events from March to April 2022.

Additional information included:

•     In April 2022, the average number of attendees per event was 118, compared to 63 in April 2021 and 74 in April 2019.