Pancakes dripping in syrup fruit-topped Belgian waffles, the aroma of jalapeño bacon and the sweet bubbles of a mimosa—what’s not to love about brunch? With a fun and flexible menu featuring well-loved sweet and savory dishes, brunch is a guaranteed guest-pleaser. Whether you’re looking for a casual neighborhood restaurant or an exclusive country club, take a look at three Texas eateries ready to bring the festive comfort of Sunday brunch to your next event.
These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lisa Dalton was recently hired as the director of catering for the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas.
We rounded up a list of top breweries with event space from each one of our magazines’ 10 regions.
Pyramid Breweries, Berkeley
Party like the '90s, drink like the '20s and live like it's 2015. Your clients will love you for it.
He’s handsome, friendly and fit. But that’s not the only thing attracting hotel guests to this particular greeter. He’s furry, too.
Jack, an Australian Shepard that lives at Lone Star Court with General Manager Marcus Latner, spends his days greeting guests, supervising group activities, doing walkthroughs of the property and meeting with business associates.
BRACE YOURSELF—this is going to hurt a little. Tough love always does.
—2 oz. rye whiskey
—.75 oz. Punt e Mes sweet vermouth
—.5 oz. house amer blend
THE HOTTEST, MOST UNUSUAL ENTERTAINMENT IN THE COUNTRY CAN BE FOUND RIGHT HERE IN TEXAS. Extraordinary entertainers are the solution to humdrum soirees and lackluster socials, but discovering them requires the answer to one little question: Does your client need a keynote speaker, emcee or graffiti artist? This probably doesn’t even seem like a valid query-at least not one you ask yourself often-but it can make you think twice about what your client really needs. And it can lead to some really exciting events.
-1 oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka
-1 oz. elderflower liqueur
-6 fresh raspberries
-.25 oz. simple syrup
-.25 oz. handcrafted sweet and sour
1. Muddle berries, simple syrup and sweet amd sour together.
2. Add spirits and then fresh ice.
3. Shake vigorously.
4. Strain into martini glass and garnish with a mint leaf.
Recipie courtesy of mixologist Cat Miltenberger, Tito's Handmade Vodka and The Mockingbird Distillery in Austin.
Event planners and DMCs are constantly challenged with creating events that exceed expectations. Moreover, our industry is challenged with executing events that are stimulating, impactful, memorable, interactive and anything but stale. Clients are seeking what’s new and unique, and are turning to us to deliver the unexpected.