Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 28

12-7-2019

YouTube has been a source of inspiration for spotting trends the past few years. Every day, thousands of movies are uploaded with new and interesting content. We too sometimes use videos as a source of inspiration to write about. With this week again a selection of 3 videos which our colleague Manual Imanse  thinks are worth watching.

This week links to videos about ‘What coffee looks like around the world and why menuca honey from New Zealand is so expensive. And since the beginning of July, amusement park Walibi Holland has a new attraction: the Untamed.

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Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 21

22-5-2019

YouTube has been a source of inspiration for spotting trends the past few years. Every day, thousands of movies are uploaded with new and interesting content. We too sometimes use videos as a source of inspiration to write about. With this week again a selection of 3 videos which our colleague Vera Rauwerda thinks are worth watching.

This week videos about a group of fisher women from India, they created a small innovation in order to catch more oysters! And a video about a cathedral made of bread in Italy. Finally, a video in which they show how to make plastic from the remains of a lobster.

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Dinner With The Queen | Culinary bee experience!

21-5-2019

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These days, more and more people are becoming aware that without bees there are no more bell peppers, raspberries or mustard. Each of those crops is only viable after pollination by a bee, and they are not the only ones! No less than three-quarters of all our vegetable crops only come into existence after pollination. As if that wasn’t enough, these brightly colored creatures are the creators of the so-called ‘nectar of the gods’: honey. With “Dinner With The Queen” organizer Gilles De Backer and chef Lieven Lootens pay tribute to the flowers and bees, especially the queen bee. You can reserve for a culinary bee experience from 17 June to 14 July on their website. Location: ‘Plukweide purfruit’ on the outskirts of East & West Flanders in Belgium: Dentergem, Oeselgem.

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Kever Genever launches Kever 0.0% | What do you drink if you do not want to drink?

14-5-2019

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In 2016 we posted an article about Kever genever, the Amsterdam jenever (Dutch gin) brand. The brand wants to become the most innovative ‘jenever’ brand in the Netherlands. A first step in that direction is the introduction of the Kever 0.0% , ‘jenever’ without alcohol and therefore in line with the trend of conscious alcohol consumption. On May 10 2019, Kever started a crowdfunding campaign on the CrowdAboutNow platform. With this campaign they want to raise a minimum of € 100,000 up to a maximum of € 200,000 in order to be able to realize Kever 0.0%, but also to launch other high-profile Kever Genevers within 3 years. Meanwhile, 120% of their goal has been achieved and the crowdfunding still has 35 days to go!

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Europe’s First underwater Restaurant ‘Under’ | Design by Snøhetta

26-3-2019

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Europe’s first underwater restaurant ‘Under’ will welcome guests in Lindesnes, Norway. Located at the southernmost point of the Norwegian coastline, where the sea storms from the north and south meet, the project is situated at a unique confluence. Marine species flourish here in the both briny and brackish waters to produce a natural abundance in biodiversity at the site. The Snøhetta-designed restaurant also functions as a research center for marine life, providing a tribute to the wild fauna of the sea and to the rocky coastline of Norway’s southern tip. lees verder

Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 9

25-2-2019

YouTube has been a source of inspiration for spotting trends past few years. Every day, thousands of movies are uploaded with new and interesting content. We too sometimes use videos as a source of inspiration to write about. With this week again a selection of videos which Demi Poppe thinks are worth it to watch. Among other things, a video about the FlyZoo hotel that is totally taken over by robots and face scanning computers.

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The World’s First ‘Vegan Suite’ | Hilton London Bankside

18-2-2019

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Following guest feedback, a vegan suite is now available for reservation at the design-led Hilton London Bankside. The suite, created in partnership with multi-sensory design experts Bompas & Parr and given the thumbs up by The Vegan Society, offers a vegan experience throughout, from a plant-based check-in desk and keycard to vegan-friendly bedding and eco-cotton carpet.

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Free tampons and naps in the bathroom | Women love it!

15-2-2019

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Demi Poppe blogs about her experience with extra amenities, such as free tampons and naps in bathrooms. She and her friends greatly appreciated this welcoming gesture.

I regularly visit restaurants, cafés and bars with friends, either for lunch, dinner or just a nice cup of coffee. I recently visited Grandcafé ‘t Gerecht in Heerenveen (The Netherlands). One of my friends had to go to the toilet and she came back with a big smile! She said that there were free tampons and naps in the bathroom. So handy! lees verder

Horecatrends | Tips for Culinary videos worth watching – week 7

14-2-2019

YouTube has been a source of inspiration for spotting trends past few years. Every day, thousands of movies are uploaded with new and interesting content. We too sometimes use videos as a source of inspiration to write about. With this week again a selection of videos which Vera Rauwerda thinks are cool to watch.  Among other things, a video about 22 sustainable initiatives for a cleaner world, the reason why koi fish are so expensive and several facts about salmon that you didn’t know! lees verder

Domino’s Pizza is ‘Paving for Pizza’ in the USA | Don’t let bad potholes ruin good pizza!

11-2-2019

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We missed this initiative by Domino’s Pizza  from June last year up to this morning but for once we don’t really mind. This way we can check whether this is just a media stunt or that they’re actually ‘paving for pizza’. As their press release back in June said; “Domino’s is saving pizza, one pothole at a time”. Cracks, bumps, potholes and other road conditions can put good pizzas at risk after they leave the store. Domino’s was hoping to help smooth the ride home for their freshly-made pizzas. Started June last year, Domino’s asked customers to nominate their town for pothole repairs at Paving For Pizza. And as we recently visited the states Florida and New York in the USA we noticed the terrible conditions of the road, so a great campaign by Domino’s Pizza.    lees verder

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