Trends we spotted | Week 06

12-2-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • 15 years - Clean the World15 years - Clean the World
  • IKEA - Fashion Week ParisIKEA - Fashion Week Paris
  • Stayokay X The Good RollStayokay X The Good Roll
  • THE BUTCHER X Frites Atelier - Back Ribs

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 ‘cathedral of fried chicken’ – restaurant COQODAQ – opened in New York. Great design!
  • Clean the World is celebrating 15 years of making the world a better place with sustainable recycling solutions for the hospitality industry.
  • From February 29th to March 3rd, IKEA will take over 28 Rue de Lappe close to Paris’s Bastille to celebrate the exhibition IKEA+, that will take place during Paris Fashion Week.
  • McDonald’s restrooms in Japan have cleaning devices for phones, the WOSH of Wota.
  • Stayokay is the first hostel chain in the world to switch completely to bamboo toilet paper from The Good Roll.
  • Hobart’s Single Cup Washer allows one reusable cup to be washed in an energy-efficient and hygienic way.
  • Exceptional bucket list locations of McDonald’s including the McSki and a beautiful location in Porto.
  • 5 new dishes at THE BUTCHER restaurant chain in Amsterdam in collaboration with Frites Atelier.

Enjoy reading!

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Instagram inspiration | Roses are Red or Bread?

9-2-2024

  • Instagram inspiration - Roses are red or breadInstagram inspiration - Roses are red or bread
  • Instagram inspiration - Roses are red or breadInstagram inspiration - Roses are red or bread

Do you also enjoy scrolling on Instagram? We do!! Every week we come across inspiration that we often share in our weekly article ‘Trends we spotted’. This week we came across so many of them! Among others, a ‘duck in your coffee’, a bouquet of croissants under the motto ‘are roses red or bread’, hot milkshakes, Cookizza’s by Cedric Grolet and much more. That deserves its own article!

Enjoy reading!!

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Plant-based cooking in the Dutch hospitality industry

9-2-2024

  • Plant-based cooking with Violife ProfessionalPlant-based cooking with Violife Professional
  • Plant-based cooking with Violife ProfessionalPlant-based cooking with Violife Professional

We have just finished ‘Veganuary’, an initiative that seems to be increasing in popularity. But has this plant-based revolution also had an effect on plant-based cooking in the Dutch hospitality industry? The simple answer is ‘yes’ but there is also much to be gained for plant-based, according to research by Violife Professional. With a recipe for vegan ‘Vietnamese Summer Rolls’.

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Beyond Steak® now available for the hospitality industry in the Netherlands

8-2-2024

Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND), a market leader in plant-based meat, presented the Beyond Steak® in the Netherlands for the first time during the Horecava. This plant-based steak has been available to the hospitality industry since January 24th. This launch builds on the recent introduction of the Beyond Chicken-Style products. Beyond Meat’s entire range meets the commitment to offer plant-based products/proteins developed to be indistinguishable in taste from animal meat, with the added nutritional and environmental benefits of plant-based meat. Beyond Steak® will soon be available at Hanos and other foodservice outlets. We just tasted it! lees verder

The Bosshardtje | A new cookie with roots in Amsterdam

6-2-2024

  • Bosshardtjes ontwerp Studio NijenhuisBosshardtjes ontwerp Studio Nijenhuis
  • Pakketje voor het Bosshardthuis - credits Eva Vlieger - consumentenverpakking Studio NijenhuisPakketje voor het Bosshardthuis - credits Eva Vlieger - consumentenverpakking Studio Nijenhuis
  • Eberhardje en Bosshardtje bij de Voorburgwal - credits Eva VliegerEberhardje en Bosshardtje bij de Voorburgwal - credits Eva Vlieger

From the 14th of February 2024, on the day of love, available throughout the Netherlands: the one and only Bosshardtje, a cookie named after Major Bosshardt, who in 2009 was elected the Greatest Amsterdammer of all time. Created by the Foundation Eberhardjes Amsterdam.

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Trends we spotted | Week 05

5-2-2024

  • Trends we spotted
  • Blue Collar Hotel - Stayokay Hostels returns to the Dutch region ‘Brabant’Blue Collar Hotel - Stayokay Hostels returns to the Dutch region ‘Brabant’
  • Blue Collar Hotel - Stayokay Hostels - a new hostel on Strijp-S in EindhovenBlue Collar Hotel - Stayokay Hostels - a new hostel on Strijp-S in Eindhoven
  • Yotam Ottolenghi promotes his book Comfort in AmsterdamYotam Ottolenghi promotes his book Comfort in Amsterdam
  • The Social Hub in San Sébastian recently openedThe Social Hub in San Sébastian recently opened
  • The brand Sofitel launched a new concept - The Haute CroissanterieThe brand Sofitel launched a new concept - The Haute Croissanterie
  • Subway® in the USA announced a high demand for the new footlong 'Sidekicks'Subway® in the USA announced a high demand for the new footlong 'Sidekicks'
  • Starbucks - Oleato Golden Foam Iced Shaken EspressoStarbucks - Oleato Golden Foam Iced Shaken Espresso

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 Social Hub San Sebastián opened its doors February 1st.
  • The Oleato beverages are now available at all Starbucks stores in the U.S.
  • The brand Sofitel launched a new concept – The Haute Croissanterie.
  • Subway® in the USA announced a strong start to 2024 with the high demand for the new footlong ‘Sidekicks’.
  • De innovative ‘White Vegatables’ collection by Koppert Cress has expanded with ‘Feather Tops’, ‘Talpa Shoots’ and the new Sweet Lov, all sprouts are produced in the dark.
  • Stayokay Hostels returns to the Dutch region ‘Brabant’ with a new hostel on Strijp-S in Eindhoven.
  • Cocomelt is a chocolate café in London that serves sushi crêpes. Great idea for Pancake Day?
  • In September a new cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi will be released, called ‘Comfort’. He will visit Amsterdam to promote the book in November.

Enjoy reading!

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Hamburglar hits the road for ‘America’s Most Wanted Burgers’

2-2-2024

  • Hamburglar hits the road in the USAHamburglar hits the road in the USA
  • The Burger Warmer console in the Burgercuda of the HamburglarThe Burger Warmer console in the Burgercuda of the Hamburglar

Back in the spotlight is Hamburglar, he is stepping up his burger-stealing game – this time, with a new trick up his black-and-white striped sleeve. Introducing the Burgercuda, Hamburglar’s never-before-seen getaway car. With the help of the custom 1970 Plymouth Barracuda, he’s making his way coast-to-coast in an attempt at the ultimate burger-stealing heist. That’s where fans come in: spot the car and scan the vehicle’s code to get rewarded with an Arch Card – plus Hamburglar-inspired swag* – so you can try the delicious new burgers at your local McDonald’s (before the Hamburglar does). And whether you spy our mischievous friend or not, fans everywhere can enter to win FREE McDonald’s burgers for a year by visiting SpotHamburglar.com**.

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The White Castle Love Kit to create an at-home Valentine’s Day experience

2-2-2024

  • White Castle Love Kit - credits White CastleWhite Castle Love Kit - credits White Castle

For more than 30 years, White Castle, America’s first fast-food hamburger chain, has transformed its restaurants on Valentine’s Day into Love Castles with special décor, hostess seating and tableside service. Each year, tens of thousands of Cravers join their partners, friends and family for this special evening. But what about those unable to secure a reservation or drive to one of the 300-plus participating Castles? In the USA their fans can buy a White Castle Love Kit to create an at home Valentine’s Day experience.

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Trends we spotted | Week 04

29-1-2024

  • horeca trendsTrends in het kort - Trends we spotted
  • 2023 McDonald's All-American Roster (East Team)2023 McDonald's All-American Roster (East Team)
  • 2024 McDonald's All American Games2024 McDonald's All American Games
  • Cinnamon_Roll_PizookieCinnamon_Roll_Pizookie
  • Ruby Hotels opent Ruby Hanna Hotel & Bar in Stuttgart - the barRuby Hotels opent Ruby Hanna Hotel & Bar in Stuttgart - the bar
  • Ruby Hotels opent Ruby Hanna Hotel & Bar in StuttgartRuby Hotels opent Ruby Hanna Hotel & Bar in Stuttgart
  • Valentijnsdag actie bij alle vestigingen van Bram LadageRuby Hotels opent Ruby Hanna Hotel & Bar in Stuttgart - the bar

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 McDonald’s All American Games return to Houston this April.
  • A new year and a new PIZOOKIE® at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse®, based on a cinnamon roll.
  • A bouquet of ice cream spotted in an ice cream / Bonsai tree shop in Kyoto, Japan.
  • Bram ladage, a famous snack bar chain in and around Rotterdam, hands out free ‘Brammetjes’ again this Valentine’s Day.
  • For the lovers of strong coffee, an Italian Iced Coffee recipe.
  • Spotted in a Starbucks in Thailand, a special coffee machine to prepare coffees.
  • ‘Beauty in and out’ at the ‘48 Collagen Café’ in Paris, it is opening this summer!
  • Ruby Hotels opened their first hotel in Stuttgart, Ruby Hanna Hotel & Bar.
  • And the floating +POOL is opening this summer in the East River in New York City.

Enjoy reading!

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Chef Dick Middelweerd (**) launches the week of the sausage roll

25-1-2024

  • Dick Middelweerd introduceert de 'Week van het Worstenbroodje'

No product is as connected to Brabant (the southern region of the Netherlands) as the sausage roll (het worstenbroodje). Chef Dick Middelweerd of the Treeswijkhoeve (**) has welcomed guests with the savoury snack for years, shared several recipes of the product in his cookbook together with the Dutch artist Guus Meeuwis and last month, in collaboration with Shell, introduced a culinary sausage roll teriyaki. Dick Middelweerd thought that it is time to celebrate this typical Brabant delicacy, with the week of the sausage roll, which runs from 6 to 13 February 2024. He invites all chefs to show their creations on social media with the Dutch hashtag #weekvanhetworstenbroodje. lees verder

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