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Catering and Prepared Food Trends to Watch in 2022

Since 2020, the hospitality sector has seen unprecedented customer spending on “Food At Home.” Studies also indicate strong consumer signals of a need for post-COVID social experiences and festivities; sport viewing; holiday gatherings; micro-events, and so on. We’ve listened to our catering partners, and are able to identify six trends for 2022. 1) The emphasis […]

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Micro events are popping up all over the place!

Have you seen a cute grazing table set up on the beach or on the grass at your local park?  Micro-Mitzvahs, micro-Christmas, micro-weddings, and even simple micro-life-celebrations are emerging. Is this the new normal for the recently hard-hit event industry? The goal is to replicate the excitement and design of a large-scale event. Today’s event planners […]

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Hospitality is making its great comeback

Just as we are starting to see a rebound in bookings, a new challenge emerges: staffing the events. Finding and retaining employees is proving to be this year’s most difficult task. How serious is this issue? During the pandemic, The World Travel and Tourism Council predicted that 121 million of the world’s 330 million tourism-related […]

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How did the Espresso Martini become a national obsession in Australia?

Here is the the story behind the espresso martini The Espresso Martini, previously known as a ‘Vodka Espresso’ before Martini became a thing, has long had a home in Australia. It would be uncommon to order it in a sophisticated Manhattan or Los Angeles cocktail bar. “Well, are you really sure that’s what you want?” […]

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Corporate Hospitality – The Brave New World

The fine art of inhouse corporate hospitality continues to climb new heights with some of Sydney’s biggest players leading the way. When many of Sydney’s corporate elite moved into Barangaroo in 2015/2016 new benchmarks were set with office fit outs in the three International Towers boasting extensive state of the art meeting, boardroom and events […]

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