Major hotel chefs across the nation are experimenting with cannabis-infused cuisine and cocktails, even at popular meetings hotels.
Tracy Stuckrath, president & chief connecting officer of thrive! meetings & events, discusses Benchmark’s 2019 F&B trends report.
El Pueblito Cooking School, located within Mexico's Mayakoba eco-resort, now offers a culinary experience for groups to learn about Mayan cuisine.
House-made, heritage inspired, sustainably sourced and social media-worthy. These are just some of the expectations of F&B programs this year.
A burgeoning gin craze will give meeting planners even more reason to craft mocktails for those attendees who want the flavor of gin, minus the booze.
Growing food in labs and robots flipping burgers are just the beginning innovations that will shape the food and beverage available at future meetings.
Now halfway into 2018, it’s easier to see what food trends are really taking shape this summer and making an impact on the F&B industry.
As attendees continue to demand more authentic, cultural experiences at meetings, there are some hotels bringing the local experience to the breakfast table.
Allergens can lurk in the most unsuspecting places. Avoid these foods if you have attendees with food allergies. During MeetWell in Las Vegas, Prevue's joint...
Chef Michael Mina brings a new wave of seafood to the desert.
Culinary breakout sessions feed the growing demand for meetings and incentives combos.
Wolfgang Puck Catering launched its newest event venue, City Market Social House, in Los Angeles in March.
This year, The Dorchester hotel in London will entice attendees with more than its iconic history.
The majority of the Florida Keys hotels will be back in business this year. And when it comes to the Keys' multifaceted nature, here are a few group experiences that speak to the old adage, the proof is in the pudding.
From live streaming of sessions to locavore teambuilding, here are 5 meeting trends for 2018 identified by Benchmark's properties.
It's Austin's turn to dominate meetings & conventions. Here are five, turn-your-head reasons why.
If you’re looking to foster networking and team building, experiences involving high-quality spirited cocktails are the way to go.
As attendees shift their attitude toward what they eat, planners take a fresh approach to F&B. Here are 5 top foodie trends for 2018 meetings.
Here are three dynamic Southern hotels bringing that community bread-making experience back for groups to glean a sense of camaraderie through unique “bread make and break” activities.
The much anticipated NOPSI Hotel has opened in the Central Business District of New Orleans and gives planners a new place to meet and experience the culture of the city.