• Hospitality Hero Award Presented to Sinisa Djukic

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Sinisa Djukic, a banquet manager at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, with Stuart McKay, director of food and beverage.

    <p>Sinisa Djukic, a banquet manager at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, with Stuart McKay, director of food and beverage.</p>

Sinisa Djukic, a banquet manager at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, has been named the Hospitality Hero award winner for first quarter by Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association. “We receive comments after every single event about how much Sinisa was the perfect backbone to the group’s success,” says Managing Director Michael Clark. “By creating a welcoming environment for guests, Sinisa leaves a lasting impression that encompasses Minneapolis’ hospitable nature. His faithfulness continues to impress visitors, he leads the team effectively, and his role is essential to the Renaissance.”

Clark notes that clients often rebook because of Djukic’s dedication to his job; he is known to go in on his day off to ensure all is running smoothly for events. Djukic turns “transactions into memorable experiences” for the clients and guests, making hospitality a priority for every interaction. 

Standing in the Emery's lobby, where live greenery thrives and natural light streams in, it's hard to believe that this used to be Hotel Minneapolis. Emery is still an Autograph Collection hotel, like Hotel Minneapolis was, but it is, for all intents and purposes, a new, not just renovated, hotel. 

 

The Emery Hotel recently opened its doors to guests, just in time for visitors of the NCAA Final Four tournament. Originally Midland Bank, the building was constructed in 1906, and the new hotel space is fully embracing its rich history.

 

If the on-the-edge-of-your-seat basketball games or endless events around Minneapolis aren't enough to keep you interested in the NCAA Final Four tournament this weekend, the newly announced menu items sure will be. U.S. Bank Stadium's food and beverage provider, Aramark, just released its Final Four menu, and it's delicious enough to turn anyone into a basketball fan.