As attendees continue to demand more authentic, cultural experiences at meetings, there are some hotels bringing the local experience to the breakfast table.
By offering immersive breakfasts inspired by the local culture or that of the hotel company’s origin, attendees can experience a destination alongside their morning coffee. Here are five hotels making it happen across the U.S. and Caribbean.
In the Bahamas, the newly opened hotel features the Regatta Food Hall with a variety of breakfast options. Of particular interest to those in search of some authentic Bahamian cuisine are seafood stews, grits and Johnny cakes—all of which are popular among the locals.
In Anguilla, meeting planners can organize an island-inspired breakfast at Zemi Beach House’s 20 Knots restaurant. Its breakfast menu consists of crepes Florentine with a Creole sauce and Shoal Bay Anguillan lobster benedict using freshly caught lobster, to name a few. The best part: Attendees can dine with their feet in the sand at this beachfront spot.
The 233-room tech-savvy property, located in Florida, pays homage to its Spanish roots in AC Kitchen, which offers a European-inspired breakfast of flaky croissants, savory tarts, Nespresso coffee and, of course, cured meats.
The hospitality management company owns four boutique hotels in the historic district of Charleston, S.C. The Spectator, French Quarter Inn, HarbourView Inn and Andrew Pinckney Inn tout true Southern hospitality with a locally sourced complimentary breakfast. Highlights include biscuits from popular Callie’s Charleston Biscuits alongside ham and cheese croissants from Saffron Bakery.
Dear Path Inn brings English tradition to its Midwest location just outside Chicago. Its English Room prepares a proper English breakfast with black pudding, an English muffin, roasted potatoes, sautéed spinach and mushrooms, grilled tomatoes and two eggs.