The GT1pro Magister | the first designer shoe for chefs with Michelin-soles


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  • chefs schoenen

Chef Joris Bijdendijk has received the first designer shoe for chefs with Michelin-soles at the Dutch Horecava, the trade fair for hotels and restaurants. These professional work shoes are designed by chefs clothing company Chaud Devant in collaboration with the French tire company Michelin. They worked intensively at this innovative product for more than a year. The result is a series of shoes with excellent flexibility and an ingenious non-slip design that supports fast movements in several directions without losing its grip. This creates a safer working environment for chefs and lighter, more comfortable shoes. lees verder

Trends we spotted this week | week 1 2017


  • Trends in het kort

At Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week amongst others is the new ‘just walk out service’ at Amazon Go going to change the way we shop? And in Sweden they spotted tiny restaurants for mice.

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Artsy chairs for restaurants | no more art required


  • Cheary chair by Haris JusovicCheary chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Chicken chair by Haris JusovicChicken chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Chocolate factory chair by Haris JusovicChocolate factory chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Hazelnut Chair by Haris JusovicHazelnut Chair by Haris Jusovic
  • Mama Banana by Haris JusovicMama Banana by Haris Jusovic
  • Sit & Eat 1 by Haris JusovicSit & Eat 1 by Haris Jusovic
  • Sit & Eat 2 by Haris JusovicSit & Eat 2 by Haris Jusovic

Haris Jusovic, graphic designer from Bosnia, created a serie of different chair designs inspired by daily used objects like shoes, telephones, basketballs and food. The last category has a cheary chair, banana chair but also Italian dishes chairs, chocolate and hazelnut chairs. If one would make the illustrations of this designer for commercial use the food ones would be great for restaurants. lees verder

Best read articles in 2016


  • Best gelezen

At the end of 2016 we are not going to publish the ´Trends we spotted this week´. Instead of that we have collected the best read articles of last year. The top five articles are published below. We hope you will get inspired in 2017 just as you were in 2016 by our trends.

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Plentea | Trendy tea bar


Plentea is a new, trendy cocktail tea bar in Toronto, Canada. Guests can enjoy a good cup of tea, made by professional ‘teatenders’. After a cup of tea you will walk out of the shop completely relaxed and good humoured. lees verder

Blink | The ultimate custom designed pop-up hotels


Blink and you’ll miss it, the statement of Blink. Blink from travel experts Black Tomato provides the ultimate custom designed pop-up hotels for guests in search of rare, one-of-a-kind travel experiences. The kind traveling you’re looking for if you get bored and have a high level of ‘been there, done that’. Blink is a new travel service that offers the most personalised luxury travel experience imaginable; the chance to design your own pop-up hotel room or room at private and untouched locations. As they’re working with a lot of tents it better to speak of glamping.

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Workout-powered gym boat to cruise the Seine in Paris


  • Gym Boat in Paris by Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Gym Boat in Paris by Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Gym Boat in Paris by Carlo Ratti Associati

We think it would be great to have a workout-powered gym boat in the canals of Amsterdam as well. But for now the International design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati has teamed up with fitness equipment manufacturer Technogym, architecture group Terreform ONE and the urban regeneration institute URBEM to present the Paris Navigating Gym. This will be a fitness vessel that moves along the Seine River by harnessing energy from the workouts of their passengers.

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Mantra Resort | Sleep with the fishes


At the Manta Resort in Tanzania you can spend the night in a special way. The resort offers a room which lays four meters beneath the waves. The room lies approximately 250m from the shore of Pemba Island, one of the islands surrounding Tanzania. lees verder

Dinner in Motion | Dine between cinema screens


Dinner in Motion is a temporary concept in The Wall (Utrecht, the Netherlands) where people can dine in a special environment. An additional experience is created through large visual projections which makes it possible to actually dine between four cinema screens. The concept will be open till the end of February. lees verder

Pop-up bistro ‘Chez Laurent’ during restyling restaurant Spetters


  • Chez Laurent

Restaurant Spetters by chef and owner Laurent Smallegange is getting a restyling. The one Michelin star restaurant will be updated to the new standards with more comfort and fresh appearance. During the restyling in January, guests can get their food at the French pop-up bistro ‘Chez Laurent’. lees verder

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