Food & Beverage News

Whiskey Charlie Announces Its October Opening At The Wharf

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the master developer of the $2.5 billion, world-class mixed use waterfront neighborhood The Wharf, announces the October 2017 opening of its rooftop bar and lounge, Whiskey Charlie. Located along the Southwest Waterfront, Whiskey Charlie will sit atop the newly constructed Canopy by Hilton Washington DC | The Wharf hotel and boasts spectacular views of the Washington Channel, as well as DC’s iconic monument and memorials.

Hilton Worldwide Introduces World-Class Mobile F&B Training with Hotelschool The Hague Hospitality Consultancy and Furthers its Partnership with Lobster Ink

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced a partnership with Hotelschool The Hague Hospitality Consultancy and Lobster Ink to develop mobile enabled learning.

Hilton Worldwide Becomes First Global Hotel Company to Serve MSC Certified Sustainable Cod across Europe

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced it is the first global hotel company to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) eco-labelled and certified cod in its restaurants in 41 properties across the U.K., Netherlands and Belgium. These properties have achieved MSC chain of custody certified status, and Hilton’s 41 remaining luxury and full-service owned, leased and managed properties in these countries are on track to receive MSC chain of custody certification by 2017.

Hilton Worldwide Expands Partnership with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® to Bring Guests New Selection of Specialty Drinks

Coffee and tea drinkers, rejoice. Today, Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) announced an expanded partnership with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, the oldest and largest privately held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States. Guests at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites by Hilton properties in the United States can select and discover brewed beverage flavors they love. Together, Hilton Worldwide and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will deliver high-quality beverages through a partnership grounded in shared values of community, environmental responsibility and support of developing countries.

Canopy by Hilton Taps Local Tastemakers to Influence New Hotel Offerings

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s newest hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle space through a fresh approach to hospitality, announced its first digital collaboration, Canopy by You. A three-month digitally-based program, Canopy by You reinforces the brand’s commitment to locally-inspired design, food & drink, and art by engaging local tastemakers and curating neighborhood experiences that will be considered as guest offerings in future Canopy locations.

USA Today: Hotels transform dining options for time-pressed travelers

Watch for hotels in 2013 to increasingly cater to guests' every whim when it comes to eating. In an age when time-pressed, health-conscious travelers are used to customizing their options at coffee shops and casual eateries, hotels are tweaking the type of food they prepare and where they serve it.

Hilton Worldwide Celebrates Culinary Heroes at F&B Masters Competition

After an intense and lively competition, the winners of the prestigious Hilton Worldwide Middle East & Africa (MEA) F&B Masters were honoured at a glittering finalist event at Hilton Abu Dhabi, UAE. The competition included two prestigious awards; F&B Team of the Year and Mixologist of the Year.

Hilton Worldwide Reinvents Dining at Full Service Hotels

Casual dining is on the rise. According to a recent Mintel survey, sales at quick service restaurants have increased to nearly $30 billion in the past five years. In response, Hilton Worldwide has reinvented the dining model at Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton and Embassy Suites brands and is introducing three new casual concepts -- Herb n’ Kitchen, Made Market and Brickstones Grill – to debut in the U.S. in early 2013.

Pre-Concert Meal in Canary Wharf

Hilton London Canary Wharf is delighted to announce the launch of the new pre-concert menu at Cinnamon. Located just one tube stop away from The O2, in West India Docks, Cinnamon at Hilton London Canary Wharf is perfectly situated for a pre-concert dinner.

Conrad Macao, Cotai Central Brings Exciting Dining Experiences to Macao

With the opening of Conrad Macao on 11 April, the hotel brings a plethora of new dining experiences at Sands Cotai Central. Conrad's world of contemporary style, connection and intuitive service provides the perfect backdrop to savour a diverse selection of culinary delights while enjoying the luxury of being yourself. Rooftop Retreats by Hilton Worldwide Highlight Global Food Trends

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Washington Business Journal: Hilton spices up hotels

Hilton Worldwide is pledging to open 500 restaurants in its hotels across the globe in the next five years, furthering a commitment to improve the reputation of its eateries.

Restaurant Hospitality: Hilton Wants Restaurant Concepts Like Yours

Wish you were one of those hotshot restaurateurs who cut deals with big hotel chains to expand their concept far and wide? Good news. Hilton Worldwide, 3,800 hotels strong, has set up a dedicated website through which operators can pitch their brands to the company.

4 Hoteliers: Hilton Worldwide Plans 500 New Restaurants Globally in Three Years

Hilton Worldwide announced today plans to have 500 new restaurants globally in three years. In support of this goal, and after the successful launch of Hilton Worldwide’s internal website,, an external version of the site is available now, under the same domain name, to help partner with approved restaurateurs in bringing their concepts into our hotels.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® to Open First Location in Washington, D.C. at Washington Hilton

The Dupont Circle neighborhood is about to get a serious caffeine boost with the arrival of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf,® just steps inside Washington Hilton. The largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the U.S., The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is set to open in mid-February just off of Connecticut Avenue.

Hilton Worldwide Crowns Competition Winners At Food and Beverage Masters Grand Final

Hilton Worldwide has today announced the winners of its Europe Food & Beverage (F&B) Masters 2011. Following two days of intense judging in Berlin, the competition came to an exciting climax in each of the four disciplines: the Culinary Cup, Pastry Cup, Bar Cup and Service Cup. Friendly rivalry prevailed during the competition as the 50 finalists, shortlisted from over 200 entries from across Hilton Worldwide’s European portfolio of hotels, prepared and presented to prove they are the best in the region.

Final Preparations Under Way For Hilton Worldwide’s European Food and Beverage Masters 2011

With one week to go until the start of the Hilton Worldwide F&B Masters grand final, taking place in Berlin on the 16th and 17th November - the competition finalists are practising and perfecting their skills ready to impress the judges and head for victory.

Hilton Worldwide Launches First Ever Middle East & Africa Culinary Challenge

Hilton Worldwide's first ever Middle East & Africa Culinary Challenge will reach an exciting climax next month when chefs representing hotels from across the company's MEA region will cook up a storm at the competition's grand final to be staged at Hilton Dubai Jumeirah hotel in Dubai.