Flavored Nation, a new live experience that highlights the most iconic food from each of all 50 states, will be hosted at St. Louis' Dome at America's Center from Oct. 27-29. GateHouse Media, along with Richard Gore, will work together to produce this event for food-lovers across the nation. After conducting extensive research to identify each state's most iconic food, 12,000 attendees will be able to taste the 50 dishes all at one event.
Christopher Meredith was recently hired as the group director of food and beverage of Grace Bay Resorts.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as group director of food and beverage?
Stem, a speakeasy located in Northeast Minneapolis, has introduced a new menu that will include small lot wines, craft cocktails, artisan beer and appetizers.
“The neighborhood in Northeast Minneapolis is known for its beer,” says Ivy Taheri, owner. “We wanted a place where people can socialize and be comfortable in an upbeat atmosphere. We can’t wait to surprise our guests with unique wines from around the world, craft cocktail creations and fun events to suit everyone’s needs.”
Geri Miller was recently hired as the master gardener at The Ranch Malibu.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as master gardener at The Ranch Malibu?
Stephanie Bennett was recently hired as a senior sales manager at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa—Beaver Creek.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role at Westin Riverfront Beaver Creek?
Hilton Hotel and Minneapolis-based Kaeding Management Group have teamed up to open the Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis University Area in early October.
“It’s the first Hilton hotel project within the Kaeding Management Group portfolio, and the first one that combines the essence of the neighborhood, the Hampton brand and the Kaeding touch,” says Jamie Goodchild, general manager of the Hampton Inn and Suites Minneapolis University Area.
Graton Resort & Casino known as California’s finest resort, gaming and entertainment destination in Sonoma County’s wine country, will open publicy on Nov. 15; it has just begun accepting hotel reservations.
Atlantic City, N.J., Foodies rejoice: Come Oct. 15 to Dec. 3, you will have the opportunity to eat 50 morsels that Scott Cronick, food critic, Atlantic City Weekly declares everyone should eat in the city before they die.
AnimeNEXT—the largest independently organization Japanese anime convention in the New York and New Jersey—just signed a five-year contract to host the event at the Atlantic City Convention Center.