Generator is seeking to disrupt the European hostel market by bolstering its restaurant and bar offering. The design-led hostel brand has revealed the opening of three new bars and restaurants at its Paris, Hamburg and Copenhagen properties.
Mandarin Oriental, New York and Chicago-based co-owners chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas of the widely-acclaimed Alinea Group are preparing for the launch of The Aviary NYC in summer 2017.
In support of Cathay Pacific’s recent launch of Betsy Beer, the world’s first hand-crafted bottled beer specially brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet, Swire Hotels and Swire Restaurants are collaborating with Hong Kong’s home carrier to deliver exceptional offers along with this innovative product.
The Dome at lebua has teamed up with Pernod Ricard to unveil another exciting project. Perched 800 feet in the air on the 64 floor of the Tower Club at lebua, Alfresco 64 – A Chivas Bar will be the highest outdoor whisky bar in the world offering connoisseurs and luxury jetsetters the ultimate whisky drinking experience along with stunning aerial views of the skyline and the Chao Phraya River.
British Airways is set to add an English sparkling wine to their first class menu this month. The airline will be listing Bolney Wine Estate’s Vintage Blanc de Blancs from the West Sussex based winery as their guest sparkling wine in First for six months.
Tracey Brown has been appointed food and beverage director at Jupiter Hotels, responsible for the group’s portfolio of 29 hotels across the UK. Following 30 years at the business, Brown has risen through the ranks from hotel manager to director.
Koks in the Faroe Islands has been awarded its first star by the Michelin Guide Nordic Countries 2017 – the first ever to be given to a Faroese restaurant.
One&Only Royal Mirage has partnered with world-class Indian chef Gaggan Anand of Gaggan restaurant to create a pop-up restaurant at the resort’s fine dining restaurant, Celebrities.
Excitement is mounting as the final preparations begin for the grand opening of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White’s new Plymouth restaurant.
Concord Hospitality has opened its first bar, Buckeye Bourbon House, in downtown Columbus, serving as both the owner and operator. The bar will offer guests and residents a vibrant cocktail experience inside the former Buckeye Savings & Loan Building, located at 36 E. Gay St.
La Mar by Gastón Acurio, located at Mandarin Oriental, Miami, is set to open YAKU by La Mar, a waterfront bar and lounge.
The Abbey Hotel, Bath, has appointed Rupert Taylor as head chef of Allium Restaurant. The 36-year-old chef, born and bred in Bath, brings 20 years’ experience to his new role.