Trends we spotted | Week 25

23-6-2023

  • Trends we spotted
  • Aroma Italian Fine Dining named Italian Restaurant of the Year in the NetherlandsAroma Italian Fine Dining named Italian Restaurant of the Year in the Netherlands
  • Culinary event Dyckland FSTVL in the orchard of restaurant de DyckCulinary event Dyckland FSTVL in the orchard of restaurant de Dyck
  • Domino’s is bringing more convenience to delivery with Pinpoint DeliveryDomino’s is bringing more convenience to delivery with Pinpoint Delivery
  • Winner of the Chefs & Shakers competition by Don Papa RumWinner of the Chefs & Shakers competition by Don Papa Rum

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 on, among other things, a big step forward in the USA for lab-grown meat! Upside Foods and Good Meat are cleared for sale there by the US Department of Agriculture!!

The Dyckland FSTVl is held on July 1 and 2 at the orchard at restaurant ‘de Dyck’. Enjoying Dutch products! And Domino’s Pizza is introducing, ‘Domino’s Pinpoint Delivery’ in the USA. Through this system in the app, you can also have a pizza delivered in parks, sports fields and on the beach.

And a few interesting Instagram posts: quite literally a bucket list item in Berlin, where you can buy ramen from Christopher of Berlin food technique and pick it up from a bucket. We also came across the fluffy pancakes by Rookies pancakes in Paris, where there are queues waiting every day. This is also the case at the Truffle Bakery in Tokyo! They sell buns baked with truffle butter, coated with truffle oil and truffle salt. And Restaurant Sophia Loren opens 4th restaurant at the airport of Rome.

Restaurant Aroma Italian Fine Dining in Vaassen has been named ‘Italian Restaurant of the Year’ in the Netherlands by the glossy Italy Magazine. They will also become members of JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs and the chef will publish a cookbook this fall. And the winner of the Chefs & Shakers competition by Don Papa Rum is: Team Havn and cocktail bar Feijoa. They created a small beer-like cocktail with luxury streetfood.

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Amy’s Drive Thru | Organic and vegetarian drive thru in California

20-6-2023

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  • credits Noel Barnhurst credits Noel Barnhurst

Amy’s Drive Thru, the nation’s first organic, vegetarian fast food restaurant, recently announced the opening of its fifth location in Thousand Oaks, California. In its first restaurant in Southern California, Amy’s Drive Thru is returning to the roots of American fast food, using organic and non-GMO ingredients, serving tasty options to feed hard-working people, busy families and road-weary travelers. lees verder

Hôtel Swexan combines its Swiss heritage with Texan hospitality

20-6-2023

  • Hôtel Swexan combines its Swiss heritage with Texan hospitalityHôtel Swexan combines its Swiss heritage with Texan hospitality
  • Panoramic King Room at Hôtel Swexan by Marco GallowayPanoramic King Room at Hôtel Swexan by Marco Galloway
  • Panoramic King Soaking Tub at Hôtel Swexan by Marco GallowayPanoramic King Soaking Tub at Hôtel Swexan by Marco Galloway
  • 75-Foot Rooftop Infinity Pool at Hôtel Swexan by Marco Galloway75-Foot Rooftop Infinity Pool at Hôtel Swexan by Marco Galloway
  • Exclusive Beef Cuts Served at Stillwell's by Samantha Marie PhotographyExclusive Beef Cuts Served at Stillwell's by Samantha Marie Photography
  • Grand Ballroom by Marco GallowayGrand Ballroom by Marco Galloway

The new 134-room boutique hotel Hôtel Swexan offers five unique food and beverage concepts, panoramic rooftop views and world-renowned design, redefining luxury in Dallas, The much-anticipated Hôtel Swexan opened June 15 in Dallas’ Harwood District. Combining its Swiss heritage with Texan hospitality, the boutique resort is built on a keen eye for detail, service, first-class amenities and design.

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PINK Hotel Amsterdam | INK hotel goes PINK 2023

19-6-2023

  • PINK HOTEL - during Pride Amsterdam the INK hotel goes pink 2023PINK HOTEL - during Pride Amsterdam the INK hotel goes pink 2023
  • PINK HOTEL - during Pride Amsterdam the INK hotel goes pink 2023PINK HOTEL - during Pride Amsterdam the INK hotel goes pink 2023
  • PINK HOTEL - during Pride Amsterdam the INK hotel goes pink 2023PINK HOTEL - during Pride Amsterdam the INK hotel goes pink 2023

INK Hotel Amsterdam MGallery will be renamed the PINK Hotel for the eighth time during Pride in Amsterdam from July 27 till August 6 2023. For ten days, this hotel will be transformed into a pink oasis to celebrate diversity and inclusion. Once again, the hotel will kick off Pride with a banging opening party on Thursday July 27 with the message: don’t stop until you’re proud!

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Madness Minigolf Warmond | Minigolf and selfie museum in one

16-6-2023

  • Madness Minigolf Experience Warmond - Pink GorillaMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond - Pink Gorilla
  • Madness Minigolf Experience Warmond - Candy StoreMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond - Candy Store
  • Madness Minigolf Experience WarmondMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond
  • Madness Minigolf Experience WarmondMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond
  • Madness Minigolf Experience Warmond - outdoor dining spaceMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond - outdoor dining space
  • Madness Minigolf Experience WarmondMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond
  • Madness Minigolf Experience Warmond - Telephone & StreetfoodMadness Minigolf Experience Warmond - Telephone & Streetfood

Opening – A minigolf but completely over the top. Today, Madness Minigolf Experience opens its doors in Warmond (The Netherlands); an indoor minigolf that crosses over into a selfie museum, with an overwhelming interior and worldly menu. A leisure concept with a ‘Wow’ factor. lees verder

W Costa Navarino is the first hotel globally accredited by the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association

16-6-2023

  • We stand for Love Soft Good Cat Cat' curated by Poka Yio @ W Costa Navarino_Artist Antigoni TsagkaropoulouWe stand for Love Soft Good Cat Cat' curated by Poka Yio @ W Costa Navarino_Artist Antigoni Tsagkaropoulou
  • W Costa Navarino pierW Costa Navarino pier
  • W Costa NavarinoW Costa Navarino
  • W Costa NavarinoW Costa Navarino

Costa Navarino, the sustainably driven destination in the Mediterranean, has committed to ensuring that the diversified needs of people visiting the destination can be addressed, making them feel as comfortable as in their own home, and embracing the uniqueness of every individual. With that in mind, the destination embarked on a journey over a year ago, to ensure that all guests’ needs and preferences are anticipated and foreseen. Resulting from these efforts, W Costa Navarino, has received a major accolade by being the first hotel globally, accredited by the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA) for its inclusivity practices. lees verder

Trends we spotted | Week 24

16-6-2023

  • Trends we spotted
  • City ID in hystoric Baronesa in Lisbon - credits Glow Visuals
  • Crodino Biondo nu verkrijgbaar in een 6-pack met 17,5cl flesjesCrodino Biondo nu verkrijgbaar in een 6-pack met 17,5cl flesjes
  • Floris Licht (Hotels for Trees) & Dirk Taselaar (Lacoly)Floris Licht (Hotels for Trees) & Dirk Taselaar (Lacoly)
  • Four Seasons celebrates 32 Michelin stars within its restaurant portfolioFour Seasons celebrates 32 Michelin stars within its restaurant portfolio
  • Grand Pilsener - Hertog Jan - met tijd als hoofdingrediëntGrand Pilsener - Hertog Jan - met tijd als hoofdingrediënt
  • Subway® announced master franchise agreement to expand presence in Mainland ChinaSubway® announced master franchise agreement to expand presence in Mainland China

At the editors of Horecatrends, we receive many trends from home and abroad every day. We pick out the most interesting ones, other short trends we collect in the ‘Trends in Brief’ section.

With this week links to articles on, among other things, the land-based production of Atlantic bluefin tuna by German company Next Tuna. And hotel chain Four Seasons highlights the restaurants with a total of 32 Michelin stars within their chain.

Dishes from Netflix dinner shows are on the menu at their first-ever pop-up restaurant: NETFLIX BITES. And a summer concept from London: Jack & Boule with eight bocce courts and plenty of street food and drink stalls.

Subway has entered into a master franchise agreement with the Chinese company Shanghai Fu-Rui-Shi Corporate Development Co. with a target of 4,000 new branches on the mainland in 20 years.

A tasty non-alcoholic alternative to the Spritz: Crodino! This orange non-alcoholic drink is now also available in 17.5cl bottles. Ice cubes in a large wine glass, pour Crodino on top, orange slice in and enjoy! And Hertog Jan has introduced a premium beer called Grand Pilsener, with time as the main ingredient.

Lacoly has launched a WhatsApp service that, among other things, allows hotel guests to opt to skip the daily cleaning of their room and instead have a tree planted by Hotels for Trees.

City ID has announced their expansion to a historic place in Lisbon, the Baronesa building. After renovation, the apartment hotel will consist of 88 units. And Accor has partnered with start-up Alltheway to offer a solution that simplifies travel by transporting luggage between city centres and airports. Launch is in Paris.

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ResQueue | The first digital queue in Belgium

15-6-2023

  • Resengo introduceerd ResQueue Resengo introduceerd ResQueue
  • digitale wachtrij digitale wachtrij

Resengo launches ResQueue in Belgium, the company tries to solve terrace crowding with the first digital queue. Starting soon, ResQueue will be implemented at the first Belgian hospitality establishments that have already ordered the system to manage the crowds on their terraces.

In France, New York and other parts of the world, we have experienced likewise ceonvenient systems, simple and easy to use for both guests and ‘terrace’ management. Resengo does also introduce this system in the Netherlands. lees verder

The Most With No Coast | Goodsurf

15-6-2023

  • GoodsurfGoodsurf
  • Goodsurf DallasGoodsurf Dallas

The Most With No Coast: Goodsurf, a unique new entertainment concept that combines surfing with an appealing and engaging bar, restaurant, and beer garden experience, has secured its first venue in Dallas, Texas. lees verder

Enjoy a scoop-and-sip combo of sorbet and rosé at the Méridien Hotels & Resorts

13-6-2023

  • Enjoy a scoop-and-sip combo of sorbet and rosé at Le MéridienEnjoy a scoop-and-sip combo of sorbet and rosé at Le Méridien

Sip, Savour, Stay, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts celebrates the return of its signature ‘Au Soleil Programme’ with the debut of a new rosé sorbet created in collaboration with Chef Meredith Hayden of Wishbone Kitchen. A scoop-and-sip combo of strawberry sorbet ice cream and a glass of Whispering Angel rosé. lees verder

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