Sushi Wedding Cake | By Jonatan Lopes, the Brazilian Sushiman

18-10-2017

Sushi Wedding Cake | By Jonatan Lopes, the Brazilian Sushiman

Jonatan Lopes, the Brazilian Sushiman, creates the most beautiful Japanese buffets and Sushi Wedding Cake. We love the idea! Especially if you don’t have a sweet tooth and you’re going to get married, you might consider this savory alternative! Here is a video of the making of the Sushi Wedding Cake at the Facebook page of Tasty and if you want to see more work by Jonatan view than his Facebook. read more

The Greyston Bakery | With Open Hiring™ model will be coming to Amsterdam

18-10-2017

Since 1982, when Zen Buddhist monk Bernie Glassman started the Greyston bakery in New York State, the company is a role model for companies who want to mean more for society. Greyston has an open hiring policy (Open Hiring ™), which is the most radical form of anonymous job application in the world. Since 1995 their products have been delivered to, among others, Ben & Jerry’s, the famous ice cream brand. At the end of last week, Greyston announced that they will open a branch in Amsterdam and introduce their thoughts and methods in the Netherlands. Social Investor Start Foundation has committed $ 500,000 to start the first preparations. read more

Sign Language Coffee Bar | Order in sign language

17-10-2017

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On the 19th of October the Sign Language Coffee Bar opens its doors at the Amsteldijk in Amsterdam. It is the first Dutch coffee bar where only deaf barista’s work and where you have to place your order in sign language.

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McVegan | McDonald’s in Finland sells limited edition vegan burger

16-10-2017

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Five outlets of McDonald’s in Tampere, Finland have announced it’s trialing a new item on their menu – a vegan burger. They started selling the McVegan early October and it will be available until November 21. The McVegan has become an instant hit on the social media, with a lot of vegans asking McDonalds in their own region to trial this burger as well. The fans even urge McDonald’s to make it an item on the international menu. read more

Sweets Raku | Japanese pastry entertainment

16-10-2017

In Las Vegas, the city of dazzling led illuminations and casinos, is a small dessertbar called ‘Sweets Raku’ located. This dessert bar is a world full of sugars and sweets. Chef Mio Ogasawara has chosen to adapt Japanese sweet desserts to suit the American palate instead of serving tasty savory Japanese dishes. The bar is a cozy sidekick of the popular Japanese restaurant Raku. Three reasons why you should go if you visit Las Vegas! read more

Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos | A ‘snow sauna’ made almost entirely from snow

13-10-2017

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The Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos in Finland will open their door again this year until March 31. The SnowHotel is carved each year to be different in appearance. The hotel’s latest attraction is a sauna that, apart from the wooden lats for punters to sit on, has a structure entirely made from snow. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 41

13-10-2017

  • Trends in het kort

At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others about a vending machine selling Coca-Cola Coffee in Japan. And in the USA chef Thomas Keller redesigned the kitchen of his restaurant The French Laundry for 10 million dollar. read more

FG OKONOMIYAKI BAR | Japanese pancake bar in Rotterdam

12-10-2017

Soon FG Okonomiyaki Bar will be opened in the Japanese style Denoism store, at the Katshoek 19 in Rotterdam (Hofbogen). They are going to serve Okonomiyaki, which means free translated ‘baked or grilled as you like it’. Unlike the Dutch pancake, the okonomiyaki isn’t based on milk but on seaweed stock. You can fill the pancake with a choice of toppings such as cod, pork belly, tuna, homemade ketchup and bonito flakes. For 5 euros each, you can take away a mini-ekonomiyaki’s. read more

Jaimie Oliver’s Land Rover | The ultimate SUV for chefs

12-10-2017

Jamie Oliver’s new Land Rover Discovery is like the Food Network meets Pimp My Ride. Chef and TV personality Jamie Oliver and Jaguar Land Rover have created the ultimate kitchen on four wheels highlighting the versatility of a Land Rover Discovery. Jamie Oliver’s Land Rover, a bespoke family SUV comes with a host of cooking features including a slow-cooker, barbecue, ice cream maker, olive oil dispenser and will even churn butter as you drive. read more

Cuddly toy hotel opens in the Netherlands

11-10-2017

The first cuddly toy hotel in the Netherlands will open next week in Sittard, Limburg. Children between the ages of 0 and 12 can bring their stuffed animals to the hotel while they go on holiday with their parents. The temporary hotel is an initiative of Dutch childcare center ‘De Rode Loper’, which recently opened its doors in the city. read more

Paxxio | Generates more direct online bookings

10-10-2017

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Every hotelier wants his or her hotel to have 100% occupancy. And preferably with direct online bookings. However, the reality is that a growing number of online hotel reservations are made through online travel agencies, such as Booking.com, Expedia and Hotels.com. Result: you have to pay the online travel agency. The technical startup in hospitality Paxxio has developed a set of tools, with just one goal: to generate more direct online bookings for hoteliers. Martin Paardekooper, General Manager of Best Western Dam Square Inn Amsterdam uses Paxxio, he indicates: “Since using Paxxio, we notice that we receive more direct bookings through our own website. Also, we’re now able to anticipate at the moment our direct prices are higher than the prices at other channels.”

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JACKS Juice & Kitchen | Healthy hotspot in ‘De Pijp’ district

10-10-2017

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  • JACKS Juice & KitchenJACKS Juice & Kitchen

In Amsterdam JACKS Juice & Kitchen officially opened at the Ferdinand Bolstraat 48 in district ‘De Pijp’. During the opening party, they served healthy gingershots and appetizers. JACKS Juice & Kitchen is a new healthy hotspot that focuses on a personal approach.

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Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam | Greenest hotel in the Netherlands

9-10-2017

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The greenest hotel in the Netherlands is currently being built in Amsterdam and is expected to open its doors in 2018. The innovative hotel is called Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam and is part of the WestCord Hotels group. The hotel will be built on the exact same spot where the passenger liner between Amsterdam and Jakarta used to depart from. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 40

6-10-2017

  • Trends in het kort

At Horecatrends we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the smaller trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week, amongst others, the interview with Chef Grant Achatz and feathers which will be transferred into food for humans.

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From market stall to pop-up | Vegan Snack Shop

5-10-2017

  • Credits: Vegan Snack Shop
  • Credits: Vegan Snack Shop
  • Credits: Vegan Snack Shop
  • Credits: Vegan Snack Shop

Ali Saqid decided to move from his market stall on the Pekmarkt in Amsterdam North to the Beukenplein, where he started his pop-up vegan snack shop in the formal ice-cream store “het IJsboefje”. Ali Sadiq started with selling samosa’s, typical southeast-Asia streetfood, what sold really well. Nowadays, he is selling his vegan snacks until March 2018 on the Beukenplein 5 in the east of Amsterdam read more

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