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MANITOWOC Rebrands as Welbilt

Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.,a leading global supplier of commercial foodservice equipment, has announced its rebranding to Welbilt, Inc. The ticker symbol will change to “NYSE:WBT”. The change is part of the company’s strategic repositioning after it spun off from its former parent company, The Manitowoc Company, in March 2016. “We are excited to announce the changing

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Noma: My Perfect Storm

The Design Film Festival in Bangkok will screen Noma: My Perfect Storm on 26 February & 5 March. This 95 minute film by Pierre Deschamps is a creative journey into the mind of René Redzepi: How did he revolutionise the entire world of gastronomy, inventing the alphabet and vocabulary that would infuse newfound pedigree to

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Team USA makes history at Olympics for Chefs

Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc. a leading global supplier of commercial foodservice equipment, has been sponsoring the Bocuse d’Or competition for almost two decades and for the first time in the contest’s 30-year history Team USA won the gold medal at the 2017 Bocuse d’Or in Lyon, France. “This is a historic moment for team USA,” said

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In the Mood for Love

In the heart of the city, CÉ LA VI, Hong Kong’s acclaimed Modern Asian Cuisine Restaurant, headed by its passionate Executive Chef Kun Young Pak is offering an Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Menu followed by cocktails on the stunning open-air Sky Deck Bar with 360-degree views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline. The CÉ LA VI Aphrodisiac

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Design

Understanding brand in China

How a young design team is in-tune with a global heavyweight’s next generation brand, Zara Horner reports. Hirsch Bedner Associates Global hospitality interior design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) is no stranger to the pages of hospitality industry publications. Having worked on some of the world’s “most anticipated” – as they term it – hotels,

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Drink

In the Mood for Love

In the heart of the city, CÉ LA VI, Hong Kong’s acclaimed Modern Asian Cuisine Restaurant, headed by its passionate Executive Chef Kun Young Pak is offering an Aphrodisiac Valentine’s Day Menu followed by cocktails on the stunning open-air Sky Deck Bar with 360-degree views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline. The CÉ LA VI Aphrodisiac

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Equipment

Making light of it

Good lighting can dignify indifferent design and used creatively can transform hospitality spaces. Zara Horner looks at developments in the industry and speaks to designers and manufacturers   The past few years has seen lighting technology move fast. Standard light bulbs have been replaced by halogen, which in turn is gradually being superseded by LED

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Food

MANITOWOC Rebrands as Welbilt

Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.,a leading global supplier of commercial foodservice equipment, has announced its rebranding to Welbilt, Inc. The ticker symbol will change to “NYSE:WBT”. The change is part of the company’s strategic repositioning after it spun off from its former parent company, The Manitowoc Company, in March 2016. “We are excited to announce the changing

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Management

Understanding brand in China

How a young design team is in-tune with a global heavyweight’s next generation brand, Zara Horner reports. Hirsch Bedner Associates Global hospitality interior design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) is no stranger to the pages of hospitality industry publications. Having worked on some of the world’s “most anticipated” – as they term it – hotels,

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Market Report

Challenges and opportunities

Is the Philippines Asia’s next hot travel destination? Michael Taylor looks at the evidence. The Philippines welcomed 5.35-million arrivals in 2015, representing a growth rate of almost 11 per cent over the year before, which was more than double the Asian average of 5 per cent and the global average of 4.5 per cent. “The

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New Products

MANITOWOC Rebrands as Welbilt

Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.,a leading global supplier of commercial foodservice equipment, has announced its rebranding to Welbilt, Inc. The ticker symbol will change to “NYSE:WBT”. The change is part of the company’s strategic repositioning after it spun off from its former parent company, The Manitowoc Company, in March 2016. “We are excited to announce the changing

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Technology

Making light of it

Good lighting can dignify indifferent design and used creatively can transform hospitality spaces. Zara Horner looks at developments in the industry and speaks to designers and manufacturers   The past few years has seen lighting technology move fast. Standard light bulbs have been replaced by halogen, which in turn is gradually being superseded by LED

[continue reading…]