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Planners Dish Out F&B Deciding Factors

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Meeting planners, what are your priorities when choosing food and beverage for your event? Smart Meetings wanted to know, so we asked several experienced event professionals and received a variety of answers that range from predictable to…

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10 Food Festivals Bringing Flavor to 2017

EventsFood & Beverage

Food festivals deliver celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, and virtually unlimited food and beverage options to hordes of hungry attendees in cities across the United States. But don’t think they’re all the same. Regional cuisines, signature experiences and distinctive host cities are a few of the factors that make each festival a world unto itself. Use…

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Conference Hotel Brings Local Producers to the Conference Table

Food & BeverageHotels & ResortsMeeting Planning

Farm-to-table and local sourcing can be both sustainable and delicious This summer, Director of Food & Beverage Chris Clark, Executive Sous Chef Nick Gummerson and I embarked on a food journey to Colorado’s gem—the Western Slope, a frugal area where unique growing conditions of cool mountain air at night and warm air during the day…

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F&B Goes Global

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Ethnic food is making a comeback in the United States. Cuisine of the world was once relegated to greasy takeout and hole-in-the-wall joints, unable to break through barriers to culinary refinement. That’s all in the past, as today’s melange of chef-driven restaurants redefine intimidating dishes and make foreign cuisine approachable, modern and fun. And it’s…

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Tasting the World with Anthony Bourdain

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TV host and chef Anthony Bourdain has been virtually everywhere Birthplace: New York City Occupation: TV show host, chef, author, businessman Favorite Restaurant: “A little place in Rome that serves fettuccini and polpette. I wish I was there now.” (He didn’t want to reveal the name.) Favorite Hotels: “Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles is probably…

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Meet Mindfully

Food & BeverageHealth & WellnessMeeting Planning

Meetings industry takes a look within and discovers a centered place One breath in and one breath out—it’s a simple concept. But if we take a moment to think about it, at least a thousand different thoughts come between our awareness of the constant flow of breathing that our bodies naturally carry out. No matter…

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Super Bowl LI to Serve up Regional F&B

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When the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Feb. 5, the Super Bowl will again take its place as America’s biggest sporting event. The big game will be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. This will be the third time a Super Bowl game has been hosted in Houston, which…

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Leading Chefs Gather at Cayman Cookout

EventsFood & Beverage

In what has become a top annual Caribbean event, several of the world’s leading chefs gathered in the Cayman Islands this month for the Cayman Cookout. Anthony Bourdain (see cover profile in our February issue), Emeril Legasse, Jose Andres and Christina Tosi and were among the chefs who participated in the event, held Jan. 12–15 at…

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