Lowlander Beer | Christmas tree to table

7-1-2019

  • Christmas tree to table by Lowlander BeerChristmas tree to table by Lowlander Beer
  • Christmas tree to table by Lowlander BeerChristmas tree to table by Lowlander Beer

Some Christmas trees in the Netherlands will end up in beer! From 2 January, the botanical brewer has collected unwanted Christmas trees from Dutch consumers, bars and restaurants to transform them into bottles of its 2019 Winter IPA. Chief Botanical Officer Frederik Kampman: “Every December, about 2.5 million real trees bring Christmas spirit into our homes. By New Year, most of these end up in the chipper, on bonfires or piled at the roadside. We have found another use for them: in beer.” lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 1

4-1-2019

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At hospitalitytrends.eu 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, a link to an article about a taco that is served in a coffin and is too hot to handle and a list of expected restaurant openings in London in the near future. Links to an article with the 11 biggest restaurant trends for 2019 according to chefs and will cocktail shooters become popular in 2019? And are you craving for ice cream as night snack? Then you must read this article about the start-up nightfood’s and their ‘sleep-friendly’ ice cream.

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Happy holidays | Christmas decorations 2018

20-12-2018

  • Claridge's Christmas Tree 2018 by Diane … FurstenbergClaridge's Christmas Tree 2018 by Diane … Furstenberg
  • Claridge´s Christmas Tree by Karl LagerfeldClaridge´s Christmas Tree by Karl Lagerfeld
  • Claridge's Christmas Tree 2018 by Diane … FurstenbergClaridge's Christmas Tree 2018 by Diane … Furstenberg
  • Jajem KerstballenJajem

We are in the dark days before Christmas, with real Dutch weather. A little bit of once or twice and mostly wind and rain. Time to create a ‘Christmassy’ restaurant! In September we always give an overview of what we have spotted in the previous Christmas period for inspiration. Below our colleague Max van Oeveren has made a list of small examples up to the great Christmas tree at Claridge’s Hotel in London and special Christmas decorations, as inspiration for hotels, restaurants, bars and of course for at home.

This is the last article on Horecatrends for this year. We wish you a warm, cozy holiday season and lots of inspiration and happiness in 2019. For those who have to work in the hospitality industry, we wish you many nice guests!

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Trends we spotted | Week 50

14-12-2018

  • Trends in het kortTrends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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, a link to an article about Sandi, the enormous Christmas tree made of sand in West Palm Beach and one of the best restaurants in Athens, Funky Gourmet, will open a second location at the Hilton Athens. Hotel 3232 in New York created a sushi bar in one of the hotel rooms at the 10th floor. And links to articles about a real festive gin and great examples about cities that are decking the halls with high-tech Christmas decoration.

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Nohbo Drops | Sustainable amenities without waste

14-12-2018

  • Nohbo DropsNohbo Drops
  • Nohbo DropsNohbo Drops

NOHBO Drops are single use, water soluble Drops containing shampoo, conditioner, body wash or shaving cream. Each Drop, when mixed with shower water for 2-4 seconds, will produce an excellent personal care experience with no harsh chemicals, free of parabens and sulfates, and no damage to the environment. Thus eco-friendly and made right for the body. In the Netherlands, Bunzl foodservice will start selling them in 2019 and they’re nominated for the Dutch Horecava Innovation Award 2019. lees verder

Supermarket Iceland | Shopping on ice

11-12-2018

Supermarket Iceland launched world’s first instore ice rink, Albert Heijn, Jumbo, Lidl or any other Dutch supermarket, we want to do our shopping on ice as well in the Netherlands! Although not really practical, it’s great fun and we all promise to do the groceries for all our (grand)parents. Great idea and one we publish to start our Holiday Season! lees verder

Coal Drops Yard | London’s newest shopping arcade

10-12-2018

  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies
  • Coal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-adviesCoal Drops Yard - credits Van Spronsen & Partners horeca-advies

Coal Drops Yard (CDY) is an industrial chic shopping quarter just behind King’s Cross. It opened last October, so if you’re visiting London this holiday season, stop by this interesting area where you can enjoy art, commerce, culture and architecture. Much of the Victorian industrial architecture in this area has survived. Today, reimagined, all shops and eateries offer an experience, no mass supply and lots of interaction through workshops, blurring and concept stores. It’s located right behind King’s Cross where you arrive if you travel by train from the mainland of Europe. We visited the area in the beginning of November, on a typical London day, with grey clouds and some rain but we can highly recommend the area! Just walk or bike around the wall, which resembles the Highline trail in New York a bit, enjoy the space, check out the boutiques. We visited it just before boarding the train and had a great lunch at one of the eateries, Barrafina. We can highly recommend their delicious Presa Ibérica 5J, Ajo Blanco. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 49

7-12-2018

  • Trends in het kortTrends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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, a link to an article about the second barbecue restaurant for Black Smoke, now in Antwerp and Rotterdam. Check out the video over the Harry Potter make-over at Changi Airport which we spotted at Facebook and in Shanghai the new M&M’s World will open! A development in the world of guides: Michelin has bought Tablet a hotel booking platform from New York to lead their digital transformation. Also great images of the new CitizenM in Copenhagen at the website of concrete Amsterdam. By the way, have you ever tasted Dutch wine? Well this year it’s better than ever!

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Trends we spotted | Week 48

30-11-2018

  • Trends in het kortTrends in het kort

At hospitalitytrends.eu 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, a link to an article about the collaboration between the Dutch department store the Bijenkorf and the Pulitzer Hotel with as result a great Christmas tree. Although we have to admit the Churchill Arms in Kensington Christmas decoration beats everything! And we wished we were living London, we would love to try the ‘Bumper cars on ice’ at the Elephant & Castle rink! The Angad Arts Hotel has yellow, red, green and blue mood rooms and Dominique Ansel the Cronut® creator, will host online masterclasses. Wouldn’t you love to learn how to make some of his creations? And a couple more links to articles about the nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize for a chef and would you like to sit at a ‘Chatter & Natter’-table?

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The Flyingtable | Creating extra space

30-11-2018

  • De Flyingtable op het terras bij Down Under in Nieuwegein.De Flyingtable op het terras bij Down Under in Nieuwegein.
  • Sfeerfoto gemaakt bij Down Under in NieuwegeinSfeerfoto gemaakt bij Down Under in Nieuwegein

The Flyingtable is one of the nominees of the Horecava Innovation Award 2019 in the category; Concepts, Interior & Design. The table can be attached to every pole, tree or column and can also be removed again without damaging the objects! The nomination confirms that the Flyingtable can be an added value for restaurants, bar, food trucks, hotels and catering establishments. lees verder

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