Food & Beverage http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Meeting and Event Planners Honored at The Special Event as Gala Award Winners http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p><em>Special Events</em> magazine, a sister of MeetingsNet, honored top events and event planners from around the world in January at The Special Event 2015 convention and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/association-meetings/trade-shows" title="" target="_blank">trade show</a></span> in Anaheim, Calif., at the<em> Special Events</em> Gala Awards.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/outsourcing/meeting-and-event-planners-honored-special-event-gala-award-winners#comments Food & Beverage Outsourcing Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:59:00 +0000 47781 at http://meetingsnet.com The Next New Thing: A Kosher Kitchen Craze? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>At least two hotels have announced they’re adding full kosher facilities—could this be a harbinger of a new market knish?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/next-new-thing-kosher-kitchen-craze#comments Food & Beverage face2face Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:28:00 +0000 47631 at http://meetingsnet.com Food Allergies and Preferences: How Far Do You Have to Go? http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/food-allergies-and-preferences-how-far-do-you-have-go <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Now that everyone seems to have special dietary needs or wants, meeting planners are perplexed at the lengths (and costs) to which they have to go to satisfy attendees’ appetites.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/food-allergies-and-preferences-how-far-do-you-have-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/food-allergies-and-preferences-how-far-do-you-have-go#comments Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:07:00 +0000 47601 at http://meetingsnet.com Special Event Draws: More than Just Cocktails http://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What you need to know to make your reception or other special event special, all in one handy infographic.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/special-event-draws-more-just-cocktails#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage face2face Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:55:00 +0000 47451 at http://meetingsnet.com Chefs' Surprising Secrets for Saving Money on F&B http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/chefs-surprising-secrets-saving-money-fb <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Secondary cuts with first-rate taste: That's just one idea for reducing spending on the center of the banquet plate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/chefs-surprising-secrets-saving-money-fb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/food-beverage/chefs-surprising-secrets-saving-money-fb#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Food & Beverage Medical Meetings Thu, 12 Feb 2015 13:38:00 +0000 47331 at http://meetingsnet.com Beware Lists of "Most Interesting" Trends, Especially When Food-Related http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>A new list of food trends for 2015 fulfills that old saying, "May you live in interesting (gustatory) times."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/beware-lists-most-interesting-trends-especially-when-food-related#comments Association Meetings Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings face2face Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:42:00 +0000 47171 at http://meetingsnet.com A Gallery of Great Event Ideas http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>It's a meeting planner's biggest challenge: finding new and engaging designs for events, activities for meetings, and ways to wow a jaded audience. How about Oz in the ballroom (pictured, by Destination Concepts at the Hotel Del Coronado)?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gallery-great-event-ideas#comments Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Food & Beverage Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:01:00 +0000 47111 at http://meetingsnet.com Mindful Meeting, Mindful Eating: Hilton Helps You Get There http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hilton's Meet with Purpose program focuses on healthy choices not just for meeting planners and their attendess, but for the environment as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/site-selectionrfps/mindful-meeting-mindful-eating-hilton-helps-you-get-there#comments Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Site Selection/RFPs Event Planning News Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:09:00 +0000 46911 at http://meetingsnet.com Trend Watch: Eats and Experiences in 2015 http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/trend-watch-eats-and-experiences-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Next year it's breakfast for dinner, storytime for Millennials, and tree-free toilet paper. Andrew Freeman spots the trends</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/trend-watch-eats-and-experiences-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/tips-top/trend-watch-eats-and-experiences-2015#comments Association Meetings Financial/Insurance Meetings Tips from Top Audience Engagement Expert Advice Food & Beverage Medical Meetings Sat, 08 Nov 2014 01:41:00 +0000 45151 at http://meetingsnet.com Is it Illegal to Donate Food After an Event? http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/it-illegal-donate-food-after-event <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Bill Emerson Food Donation Act allows meeting professionals to help the hungry by protecting them from liability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/it-illegal-donate-food-after-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/green-meetingscsr/it-illegal-donate-food-after-event#comments Association Meetings Green Meetings/CSR Food & Beverage Corporate Meetings Mon, 03 Nov 2014 15:55:00 +0000 45021 at http://meetingsnet.com