Trends we spotted | Week 24

17-6-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • De ondernemers Dobias en Mariëlle Hoogervorst van De Beren YpenburgDe ondernemers Dobias en Mariëlle Hoogervorst van De Beren Ypenburg
  • Leonardo Hotels - Eden hotel in AmsterdamLeonardo Hotels - Eden hotel in Amsterdam
  • Ruby Hotels in Amsterdam - they will open in Rotterdam as wellRuby Hotels in Amsterdam - they will open in Rotterdam as well
  • Celest - the new restaurant en cocktailbar by Magnicity in the Zalmhaven in RotterdamCelest - the new restaurant en cocktailbar by Magnicity in the Zalmhaven in Rotterdam

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. With this week links to articles about:

  • New pizza box bin debuts at Central Park latest attempt in NYC’s fight against rats, an initiative by the Central Park Conservancy.
  • A sunscreen smoothie by Vacation ® x Erewhon, if you see the ingredients it makes sense!
  • Have a Roll is a concept from Belgium selling all kinds of vegan cinnamon rolls, they now have 2 locations in Amsterdam and Utrecht!
  • Recently opened: Holy Macaroni, serving Mac & Cheese bowls in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • In Paris, Cala opens 4th location of their robotic pasta restaurant at Place de la Madeleine.
  • Link to an interesting article about ‘sleeptech’ and ‘welltech’ on eHotelier by Adam and Larry Mogelonsky. With the title: ‘Why focus on sleep amenities to grow a hotel’s wellness’.
  • Ruby Hotels unveils project in Rotterdam, a conversion of office space into a 225-room hotel.
  • Leonardo Hotels enters into an agreement to acquire the Zien Group and its 12 hotels in the Netherlands.
  • Celest, the new premium restaurant and cocktai lbar of Magnicity in the Zalmhaven in Rotterdam is going to offer an unique experience based on the novel ‘The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall’ (1835) by Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Restaurant De Beren in Den Haag – Ypenburg is now open. Located in the building of Pathé Ypenburg.

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Trends we spotted | Week 18

6-5-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • P.F. Chang's lauches Fortune Cookie Flower BouquetP.F. Chang's lauches Fortune Cookie Flower Bouquet
  • Ruby Hotel in SwedenRuby Hotel in Sweden
  • UNLIMEAT Pulled Pork Wrap at Starbucks Hong KongUNLIMEAT Pulled Pork Wrap at Starbucks Hong Kong

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. With this week links to articles about:

  • Ruby Hotels pioneers 35-hour work week in their hotels;
  • A creative way to present charcuterie, a ‘wine glass charcuterie topper’;
  • The new plant-based UNLIMEAT Pulled Pork Wrap is now available at all Starbucks locations in Hong Kong;
  • The launch of P.F. Chang’s fortune cookie flower bouquet for Mother’s Day;
  • A new way of having breakfast: teeny tiny croissant cereals.
  • Chanel International Beach Experience – created with a touch of AI by ‘My Little Saint Tropez’. We spotted more examples of these kinds of collabs last year!
  • Spotted on the Instagram of ‘Friends from Thailand travel Guide’ – Thai street food called Ka-nom Khai Nok Krata, which is Thai Fried Sweet Potato Balls. Looks delicious!
  • Last but certainly not least: an extraordinary marketing stunt by a restaurant.

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You Tip, We Tip | Domino’s is tipping customers who tip their delivery drivers

30-4-2024

  • Dominos You Tip We Tip on mobileDominos You Tip We Tip on mobile

Domino’s Pizza Inc. now the largest pizza company in the world, known for its value innovation, is launching ‘You Tip, We Tip’ – a promotion that tips customers who tip their delivery drivers, since April 29. Domino’s is the first quick-service restaurant to tip customers for tipping their delivery drivers.

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Lazzarella delivers authentic, sustainable Neapolitan pizza bases to the hospitality industry

26-4-2024

  • Lazzarella pizzabodem voor de horecaLazzarella pizzabodem voor de horeca
  • Lazzarella pizzabodem voor de horecaLazzarella pizzabodem voor de horeca
  • Lazzarella pizzabodem voor de horecaLazzarella pizzabodem voor de horeca
  • Lazzarella pizzabodem voor de horecaLazzarella pizzabodem voor de horeca

According to the owners of Lazzarella, the pizzas served in the Dutch hospitality industry are often not fresh, not authentic Italian and not always tasty. Lazzarella’s ready-made pizza solution allows restaurants to serve Authentic Neapolitan pizzas with minimal effort.

Although they currently only are made in Naples, the pizza will soon be produced at their pizzeria in Erp. The dough is prepared with fresh ingredients from Italy, stretched by hand and baked 80% before being packaged. With minimal skills and time, the pizza can be easily topped and only has to bake briefly. This way, you effortlessly serve your guests the most authentic Neapolitan pizza with Lazzarella’s high-quality pizza base, all within 2 minutes.

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Trends we spotted | Week 13

2-4-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • Column van Florentine Rijkmans over mogelijkheden voor de horeca in de zorgColumn van Florentine Rijkmans over mogelijkheden voor de horeca in de zorg
  • FHC Formulebeheer viert 30-jarig bestaan, Ralph MarkwatFHC Formulebeheer viert 30-jarig bestaan, Ralph Markwat
  • Vinden binden & boeien van medewerkers - Petra VenekampVinden binden & boeien van medewerkers - Petra Venekamp
  • Pizickle by BJ's Restaurants and BrewhousePizickle by BJ's Restaurants and Brewhouse
  • Pool at SURRENNEPool at SURRENNE
  • Yoga room SURRENNEYoga room SURRENNE
  • Peet's Coffee - Waste Not - Want NotPeet's Coffee - Waste Not - Want Not
  • Tokyo's Sézanne is No.1 in 50 Best Restaurants Asia 2024Tokyo's Sézanne is No.1 in 50 Best Restaurants Asia 2024

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. With this week links to articles about:

  • On April 1st BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse introduced their new Pizookie® | The Pizickle! 😉
  • Interesting read about reaching out to tech-savvy travelers by Anna Randow on the website of eHotelier.
  • New Stars & Awards – MICHELIN Guide Germany 2024.
  • A huge urban theme park, Gravity MAX, is coming to east London May 2024.
  • Opening this month in Knightbridge, SURRENNE is London’s new next generation wellbeing and longevity Members’ Club. A wellbeing brand launched by the Maybourne Group.
  • Peet’s Coffee celebrates Earth Month with sustainability efforts, Earth Day discounts and initiatives.
  • Restaurant Sézanne in Tokyo claims no1 spot at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants.

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Restaurant Madunia | Great connection to the surrounding nature on Ibiza

28-3-2024

  • Ivan Arauz Beusink - executive chef restaurant Madunia IbizaIvan Arauz Beusink - executive chef restaurant Madunia Ibiza
  • Gamba roja carpaccio, caviar, finger lime, parsley oil - restaurant Madunia in IbizaGamba roja carpaccio, caviar, finger lime, parsley oil - restaurant Madunia in Ibiza
  • Mussels, fresh garlic sauce - restaurant Madunia IbizaMussels, fresh garlic sauce - restaurant Madunia Ibiza
  • Tuna crudo, pomelo, chives cream - restaurant Madunia IbizaTuna crudo, pomelo, chives cream - restaurant Madunia Ibiza

Opening – Located on the west coast of Ibiza, where the breathtaking sunset sets the ambiance, restaurant Madunia will open its doors on June 8th. The name Madunia is derived from ‘Mama Dunia’, or Mother Earth, and reflects the restaurant’s connection to its surrounding nature.

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Speaking of Cheese!

26-3-2024

  • Kaaskar van restaurant Florent in UtrechtKaaskar van restaurant Florent in Utrecht
  • Kaasmenu van restaurant Florent in UtrechtKaasmenu van restaurant Florent in Utrecht
  • Kaasmenu van restaurant Florent in UtrechtKaasmenu van restaurant Florent in Utrecht
  • Cheese service at restaurant Steirereck, ViennaCheese service at restaurant Steirereck, Vienna
  • Cheese service with name tagsCheese service with name tags
  • Cheese at restaurant de LibrijeCheese at restaurant de Librije

A blog by our colleague Coen Pompe, about fun and inspiring ways to offer cheese. Even a few ideas that are easily applicable if you’re short-staffed.

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Trends we spotted | Week 12

25-3-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • Chick-fil-A - New digital focused concept combining easy mobile ordering with hospitalityChick-fil-A - New digital focused concept combining easy mobile ordering with hospitality
  • The four sauce flavors by Subway that will be available in supermarkets in the USThe four sauce flavors by Subway that will be available in supermarkets in the US
  • Freddy's - TWIX Salted Caramel ConcreteFreddy's - TWIX Salted Caramel Concrete

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. With this week links to articles about:

  • Nespresso UK opened on-the-go coffee bar concept in London.
  • Subway’s sauces headed to grocery stores in the US.
  • Freddy’s launches new TWIX® Salted Caramel Concrete for a limited time.
  • Bill banning cultivated meat in Florida is on its way to Gov. Ron DeSantis desk.
  • Chick-fil-A is opening a 400 square foot grab-and-go location without registers and seats.
  • Locale is a collaboration of small business in Dubai.
  • Local collaboration between art gallery / donuts shop COPS and Michelin star restaurant Osteria Giulia in Toronto.
  • Ice cream made from cauliflower by eat Kinda.
  • Donuts printed by InnaPrint, edible food printer, and they look delicious!
  • Check out which restaurants received one or more Michelin stars in France.

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Trends we spotted | Week 11

18-3-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • Bastion Hotels chooses Mews as cloud software for their 30+ hotelsBastion Hotels chooses Mews as cloud software for their 30+ hotels
  • Ruby Hotel in Sweden - credit © Bobakstudio - Karminsky Architecture_Ruby Hotel in Sweden - credit © Bobakstudio - Karminsky Architecture_

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. With this week links to articles about:

  • Bonchon Korean Fried Chicken wants to open restaurants in Germany.
  • Pizza Hut rolls out a pizza-bagel mashup: The Big New Yorker Pizza Bagel, in NYC and Los Angeles.
  • Empanada chain from Spain, Las Muns opens stores in Milan and 2 in Portugal.
  • Inspiration through Instagram:
    • Strawberry Garden Café in Seoul;
    • Strawberry Afternoon Tea at Hotel Naru MGallery in Korea
    • A coffee flight – available at the Junction by Common Ground in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
    • And at the Nuldam Space vegan café you can send a letter to your future self or somebody else.
  • The Ruby Group announced their first hotel in Sweden, located in the heart of the island of Kungsholmen in Stockholm.
  • Bastion Hotels chooses Mews as cloudsoftware for their 30+ hotels.

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Trends we spotted | Week 8

27-2-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • De Kunstfabriek Unit 699 Rotterdam - credits Photography by SegraphyDe Kunstfabriek Unit 699 Rotterdam - credits Photography by Segraphy
  • Growing animal muscle and fat cells inside rice grains credits Yonsei UniversityGrowing animal muscle and fat cells inside rice grains credits Yonsei University
  • Opening of the second Panda Express at the army base GrafenwöhrOpening of the second Panda Express at the army base Grafenwöhr
  • Starbucks debuts inclusive spaces framework - first store in Whashington DCStarbucks debuts inclusive spaces framework - first store in Whashington DC
  • The cocktail book by The Connaught Bar - Recipes and iconic creationsThe cocktail book by The Connaught Bar - Recipes and iconic creations
  • The purple lady for International Women's Day at THE DUCHESSThe purple lady for International Women's Day at THE DUCHESS

At horecatrends.com we spot many national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write about, the other trends we use in our weekly column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. With this week links to articles about:

  • The ‘inclusive spaces framework’ by Starbucks, their concept opened in Washington D.C.
  • Korean scientists created cultured beef rice.
  • Second store for Panda Express in Europe. They have over 2,400 stores worldwide with over 90 stores outside the USA.
  • Have you ever heard of Coffee Omakase?
  • A pop-up Pokémon Center is opening at the ExCel London International Exhibition Centre this spring.
  • Enjoy your weekend treat for breakfast at Brioche Amsterdam – they sell brioche croissants.
  • The legendary Connaught Bar of the Connaught hotel is publishing a cocktail book this April, you can pre order the book with 100 elegant signature cocktails.
  • The restaurants of THE ENTOURAGE GROUP of Amsterdam celebrate International Women’s Day.
  • De Kunstfabriek | Unit 699 recently opened in Rotterdam, it’s an art gallery with a natural wine bar.

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