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Redesigned Restaurant Retreat

Experience healthy, locally-sourced, farm-to-table cuisine while looking out at the beautiful 21-acre Lake Windsong at LakeHouse, the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress restaurant. The 6,350-square-foot restaurant, formerly known as Cascade, went through a $2.8 million redesign and reopened in December 2015. 334 more words


Back to School: Food Purchasing, Storage and Handling

You might recall that I am pursuing an Associate’s Degree in Hospitality Management, with a concentration in Culinary Arts. During the upcoming Spring semester, I will be taking another class toward this goal.  173 more words

Back To School

Chefs and Trends: A Close Relationship

Chefs predict trends, embrace them, spread them or reject them. That’s a fact. “Chefs absolutely drive trends, they are very knowledgeable about what other chefs are doing,” says Darren Tristano president of Technomic, a food research and consulting firm based in Chicago. 896 more words


2000 Wines! A Conversation with Wine Collector and Restauranter, Peter Kasperski.

Peter Kasperski opened Cowboy Ciao February 12, 1997 in Scottsdale, AZ. and later Kazimierz World Wine Bar, also in Scottsdale. Ciao has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades from local, national and international sources including: 1,814 more words

Psychology And Wine

Afternoon Bulletin: Arrests Made at Rally on Anniversary of Eric Garner Jury Decision

Twenty three people taking part in a rally on the anniversary of the Eric Garner grand jury decision were arrested near Gracie Mansion last night. Exactly one year after the decision not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for the fatal chokehold of Garner in Staten Island, over 60 demonstrators, many with Justice League NYC, demanded Mayor Bill de Blasio to take action.  396 more words

Eric Garner

Restaurant Group Sues NYC Over New Salt-Warning Labels

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City’s new warning label for salt-laden chain restaurant food is headed for a court fight, after restaurateurs sued Thursday to argue that health regulators overstepped legal bounds to enact the first-of-its-kind requirement. 602 more words