Moley Robot | with skills of the best chefs in the world

18-11-2016

Moley has created the world’s first robotic kitchen. Featuring an advanced, fully functional robot integrated into a beautifully designed, professional kitchen, it cooks with the skill and flair of a master chef. The prototype was premiered to widespread acclaim at Hanover Messe, the international robotics show. Will this idea help restaurants to fill the shortage of chefs? read more

Starbucks | The Espresso Cloud IPA

16-11-2016

Starbucks is serving a new coffee drink, blending craft beer with espresso: the Espresso Cloud IPA.  Innovation in your coffee and beer ;-). We wonder what this innovation will taste like….

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JO&JOE | new brand by AccorHotels

15-11-2016

  • Logo JO&JOELogo JO&JOE
  • Interior JO&JOEInterior JO&JOE
  • happy House JO&JOEhappy House JO&JOE
  • happy house showroom Paris JO&JOEhappy house showroom Paris JO&JOE
  • Shared Showers and Toilet JO&JOEShared Showers and Toilet JO&JOE
  • Restaurant JO&JOERestaurant JO&JOE
  • Garden idea JO&JOEGarden idea JO&JOE
  • Your tribe for 4 JO&JOEYour tribe for 4 JO&JOE
  • Your tribe for 6 JO&JOEYour tribe for 6 JO&JOE
  • Yours twin JO&JOEYours twin JO&JOE

AccorHotels wants to revolutionize hospitality with its new brand: JO&JOE. A brand co-constructed with its future guests, disrupting traditional codes. JO&JOE will blend private-rental, hostel and hotel formats. They want to reinvent and disrupt the experience in terms of design approach, catering, service and guest journey. By 2020 a total of 50 venues have to be open at destinations popular with Millennials, like locations in Paris and Bordeaux (2018) and Warsaw, Budapest, Rio and São Paulo.

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The culinary ‘pepernoot’ | created by chef Rik Jansma from restaurant Basiliek

14-11-2016

  • culinaire pepernoten

Rik Jansma, chef and owner of restaurant Basiliek in Harderwijk has designed a special limited edition of the famous Dutch ‘pepernoot’. A special gingerbread biscuit served traditionally at the celebration of the anniversary of Sinterklaas ( Saint Nicholas). The chef, awarded with a Michelin star has created this culinary ‘pepernoot’ in collaboration with Van Delft Biscuits. The ‘pepernoten’ will be available in a limited edition in stores all over the Netherlands. read more

The Repour smart stopper | fresh wine, time after time

14-11-2016

The repour stoppers provide a simple, effective way to keep your favourite wine fresh once opened.

Pop the “smart stopper” into the bottle and the unique oxygen absorbing technology within the stopper gets to work removing the oxygen within the bottle that causes your wine to deteriorate.

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Trends we spotted this week – week 45

11-11-2016

  • 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 among others, Spirit restaurant expanding to Amsterdam and WineStein, the digital sommelier.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! read more

Google Trips | See more, plan less

9-11-2016

Google Trips is de latest Google app. After Google Maps, Drive, Gmail and your Google Calender is Google Trips the newest tool which should make life easier. The new mobile app should help travellers instantly plan each day of their trips. Buying airplane tickets, booking a hotel and visiting a cosy restaurant at your destination, all in one simple travelling app.

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Online wine tasting with Ilja Gort

8-11-2016

  • Ilja Gort (bron: Wikipedia)

Ilja Gort, famous winemaker and author is organising an online wine tasting on the 14th of November. This interactive winetasting/wineworkshop will include more information about Ilja’s new Bordeaux Supérieur. read more

Beer Bit | warm beer in pub belongs to the past

7-11-2016

  • Beer Bit
  • Beer Bit
  • Beer Bit
  • Beer Bit

From now on you can enjoy your beer as the brewmaster intended! Beer Bit chills your craft beer to bring out its optimal taste. read more

Trends we spotted this week – week 44

4-11-2016

  • 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 among others, the unique collaboration between Spa Zuiver and Rituals, and the ‘rookworstkroket’ by FEBO & HEMA.

If you like to read the whole article, click the title. Enjoy reading! read more

Finger lickin’ good!

4-11-2016

  • Finger cookies
  • Finger cookies
  • Finger cookies
  • Finger cookies
  • Finger cookies

Finger cookies are ideal for dipping in chocolate, caramel or syrup. Last year Italian designer Paolo Ulian came up with the idea of the cookies which are designed to fit perfectly on your fingers. The cookies are cone-shaped and are made like a thin wafer. These cookies served with some sauces and coffee would probably taste finger lickin’ good!  read more

Sweetgreen | Fast and healthy

2-11-2016

Sweetgreen combines healthy- and fastfood. The company was founded in 2007 in Washington and is tumultuous growing since then. Currently, the chain has 65 locations in the United States. read more

Virtual Reality as a sales tool

1-11-2016

  • VR Hilton AmsterdamVirtual Reality Hilton Amsterdam

The marketing- and sales of Hilton Amsterdam Schiphol is going to use Virtual Reality as a sales tool. Potential clients who don’t have the opportunity to visit the hotel, can still experience the hotel with the help of their Virtual Reality glasses. read more

Small gestures of hospitality from The Yeatman hotel

1-11-2016

  • Indoor PoolIndoor Pool
  • Vat staircase at the Vinotherapie Caudalie SpaVat staircase at the Vinotherapie Caudalie Spa
  • BreakfastBreakfast
  • Wine TastingWine Tasting
  • View over Porto from terrace on floor 4View over Porto from terrace on floor 4
  • Air balloon liftAir balloon lift
  • Port cellar elevatorPort cellar elevator
  • Duoro river elevatorDuoro river elevator

The best city hotel we have had the pleasure to visit! The World Heritage city of Porto has an iconic hotel, The Yeatman. With a breath-taking position overlooking the Douro River and the historic city centre, The Yeatman offers a great place to stay with stunning panoramic views from the terraces, the indoor and exterior pool (in the shape of a port bottle), the rooms and restaurants. Some of the small gestures of hospitality from The Yeatman, the naming of the rooms, the design elements, the housekeeping & maintenance and of course the friendly approach from all the staff. read more

Leo’s Espresso | Latte Art 2.0

31-10-2016

Another fine example of latte art. We wrote about 3D latte art in 2013, but Leo’s Espresso in Hong Kong takes this to the next level and makes the 3D art (which are mostly animals) ‘jiggle’ in your coffee. The 3D animals are made of milk foam, Latte Art 2.0. read more

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