Trends we spotted | Week 13

30-3-2018

  • Trends 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 you can now list your hotel at Airbnb trough SiteMinder, Gaggan won the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants for the fourth time and won’t win it for the fifth time! And you can now wander through Disneyland with Google Maps Street View!

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72-hour pizza dough | Dough delivered to your door

29-3-2018

72-hour pizza dough is a Kickstarter project for the ultimate component for pizza crust perfection to make your perfect pizza di mama or pizza di papa at home! The dough is ready for use at the moment it’s delivered to your door. The idea is from Baking Steel, a company that has as one of their key goals to help you create “the crust you crave” at home. They already Kickstarted their Baking Steel appliance that will help home cooks to attain the perfect, restaurant-caliber, crispy, crust texture. To create this you also need to have the perfect dough, 72-hour pizza dough. Unfortunately they only ship within the USA but in this article a great tip for authentic Italian pizza restaurants outside the USA… read more

wagamamago | Created a ‘walk out and pay’ app with Mastercard

28-3-2018

Pan-Asian restaurant wagamama launched the wagamamago app. They describe the app as ‘Uber for diners’ allowing customers to walk in, order, eat and for the first time ever, simply go, wagamamago-walk-out-payment. The new app will save diners an average of 12 minutes at every meal, according to research. The wagamamago™ app is completely safe and secure, developed in partnership with Mastercard which processes 65,000 secure transactions a minute. read more

New color by Pantone | ‘English Sparkling’ wine source of inspiration

27-3-2018

  • English Sparkling by PantoneEnglish Sparkling by Pantone
  • Wyfold Vineyard Brut inspiratiebron voor kleur English SparklingWyfold Vineyard Brut inspiratiebron voor kleur English Sparkling

The colour institute Pantone and Laithwaite’s Wine, the UK’s largest online wine merchant, have partnered up to introduce a new Pantone color ‘English Sparkling’. The color English Sparkling, an off-white cream, is created to celebrate the meteoric rise of the English Quality Sparkling Wine in recent years. No longer viewed as an outsider, English Sparkling has gained accolades and acclaim from all corners of the globe. Taking the battle of the fizzes outside of the drinks world for the first time, the new English Sparkling shade challenges ‘Champagne’ as the go-to colour term within design and interior circles.

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Trends we spotted week 12

23-3-2018

  • Trends 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 Matcha beer for a green St. Patrick’s Day, mitigating global hunger crisis using next generation technologies and there is a map displaying women-owned restaurants across the US.

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Open Meals | Sushi teleportation from Tokyo to Austin

22-3-2018

Open Meals is a company from Japan that focuses on digitizing food. They were recently present at the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, to show that it is possible to teleport sushi from A to B. It’s remarkable to see how far the technology is today and the sushi that was eventually made by the robot arm is perfect for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! read more

Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew | A non-alcoholic twist on the classic G&T

21-3-2018

The Starbucks Reserve® Roastery in Seattle is offering a new beverage that borrows from the ancient craft of aging liquor in barrels, Gin Barrel-Aged Cold Brew, one year after the introduction of its first barrel-aged coffee with Whiskey Barrel-Aged Sulawesi. The beverage begins with unroasted small-lot Rwandan coffee beans hand-scooped into oak barrels that first held bourbon, then used to age gin by local craft distillery Big Gin in Seattle. The sparkling new non-alcoholic beverage is a twist on the classic gin and tonic. First, Roastery baristas shake together slow-steeped Gin Barrel-Aged Rwanda coffee concentrate, ice, and a few dashes of lime bitters. The beverage is finished with tonic and a garnish with lime. read more

IKEA SPACE10 Lab | The fast food of the future

20-3-2018

  • Neatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenNeatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Neatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenNeatballs SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Bug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenBug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Bug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenBug Burger SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Lokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenLokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Lokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenLokal Salad SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen
  • Microgreen ice cream, SPACE10, credits Kasper KristoffersenMicrogreen ice cream, SPACE10, credits Kasper Kristoffersen

More and more people try to eat healthy, less meat, more veggies for health reasons and for the environment. IKEA SPACE10 Lab introduced Tomorrow’s Meatball – a visual rethinking of IKEA’s iconic meatball using alternative ingredients such as insects, algae, and lab-grown meat – three years ago. Since then they’ve been developing a wider selection of dishes that showcase the kind of food we could be eating in the not-too-distant future, the fast food of the future. There was one important principle in mind, the dishes shouldn’t just be healthy or sustainable. They had to be delicious, too. The dishes aren’t on IKEA’s menu…..

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Art ahead | Highway Gallery by the Louvre Abu Dhabi

19-3-2018

The Highway Gallery is an innovative project developed by the Louvre Abu Dhabi in celebration of the United Arab Emirates Innovation month. It has been created to reinforce art’s role in elevating everyday life into something beautiful and memorable. The Highway Gallery which showcases 10 magnificent artworks is located alongside the E11 or Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. The masterpieces on display in giant 8×6 meter frames are introduced at 3 radio stations. The 10 artworks are just an example, to see them in person you need to visit the museum. read more

SWEETS hotel | Old bridge houses turned into hotel suites

19-3-2018

SWEETS hotel, a new hotel concept that transforms the old bridge houses in Amsterdam into special hotel suites, was officially opened last week. The first 11 of the 28 former bridge houses can now be booked at www.sweetshotel.amsterdam. The hotel gives this industrial heritage a new destination by transforming it into mini suites for two people. After a night at one of these bridge houses it’s truly waking up in the middle of the city! Inspiring location with unique views of Amsterdam. read more

Trends we spotted | Week 11

16-3-2018

  • Trends 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 the marathon du Medoc with twenty wine stops is now open for entries, a new grocery store by The Salvation Army and Argan oil, the latest hard-to-find ingredient chefs are reaching for.

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Experimental Gastronomy | Vegan diner at Michelin star level

15-3-2018

  • Steinbeisser Alexandre Gauthier
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Alexandre Gauthier by Marie Pierre Morel
  • Steinbeisser
  • Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam

Steinbeisser and the Lloyd Hotel invited the French chef Alexandre Gauthier from restaurant La Grenouillère (** Michelin) to Amsterdam for a new edition of Experimental Gastronomy. On 5 and 6 June, a full vegan tasting menu will be served on unconventional crockery and cutlery, which will be developed especially for this occasion in collaboration with ten artists. Experimental Gastronomy offers a unique experience, where they challenge all participants, guests included, to search for the boundaries of eating habits. read more

Bear Robotics | Here to help the waiter

14-3-2018

Would you like to eat in a robot-run restaurant? Or would you prefer a restaurant in which the waiter is being helped by a robot that helps them carry your food? Bear Robotics is designed not to replace human waiters but to act as an assistant. Korean restaurant Kang Nam Tofu House in Milpitas, California is the first to try out Bear Robotics. Owner of Bear Robotics and the Korean restaurant John Ha wants to make the management of restaurants easier! read more

Glitter beers | Nice gimmick for events

14-3-2018

  • credits: Bold Missy Brewery

Several breweries in America and England have experimented with glitters! Three Weavers Brewing Company out in California and the Bold Missy Brewery in North Carolina all launched glitter beers. Indeed, beer with edible glitters. Totally safe and perfect to share on social media. This Saturday, it’s St. Patricks Day and we even spotted a green, glitter beer! We wonder whether the Dutch would like to drink an orange glitter beer for their King’s Day? read more

ValoJump by Valo Motion |Next level trampoline game platform

13-3-2018

Valo Motion, creator of ValoClimb – the original Augmented Climbing Wall, introduced a new addition to its product family this month: ValoJump – an interactive trampoline game platform. ValoJump brings an innovative twist to trampolining: the player literally jumps into the game. ValoJump combines advanced active play technology with a trampoline. Players participate in a real sport and get a real workout while having fun. Check out the video above, it must feel like you’re either Mario, King Kong or any other character touching whatever comes your way.

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