TRENDINISTA 2018: What’s Ahead Next Year for Restaurants?

by Dave Hoemann / November 1, 2017 It’s that time of the year again when we start asking ourselves, “What are the hottest new trends?” Our predictions for 2018? Some are brand new and some are born again! Here are our Top 10 (in no particular order) … INDIAN & SOUTHEAST ASIAN STREET FOOD will continue to grow in popularity. The big, bold flavors and simple preparations will strike a spice note for American palates. [...]

November 1st, 2017|

Industry Introspective

by: Alexandra Walterspiel Luxury Hoteliers 2nd Quarter, 2016 I literally was born into this business! My father, the son of a hotelier himself, was the General Manager at the InterContinental in Frankfurt when I arrived in this world, and as was very common in those days, we lived in an apartment on property. I spent the first 11 years of my life living in a hotel, first in Frankfurt and then at the Atlantic [...]

May 27th, 2016|

TRENDINISTA 2016: What’s Ahead This Year for Restaurants?

We just rang in the New Year and it seems everyone is publishing trends and predictions for 2016.   Quite honestly, my head is spinning after comparing about ten of these food & beverage trend lists!    Which ones make sense and which ones are too far out there? There are many changes in consumer tastes and economic conditions that will shape the restaurant industry this coming year.  I’ve narrowed everything I read to a list of [...]

January 12th, 2016|


A SPECTACULAR WEEKEND:   The 25th Annual Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta (Santa Fe, NM) I lived in Santa Fe for three years, then commuted in and out of the city for an additional four years between 1990 – 1997, when I worked with celebrity chef & author Mark Miller and directed the operations of his Coyote Cafes and associated food businesses. It was then that Mark and fellow restaurateurs Gordon Heiss and Al [...]

October 14th, 2015|

Welcome to Imprint Hospitality

Welcome to Imprint Hospitality and the first of our blog postings! The month of July has been filled with important milestones for our very young company, with the most important ones being that we are officially in business and our website is live. It has been wonderful to see it all coming together and has made me reminisce quite a bit on where this all started and how we got to this point. Allow me [...]

July 28th, 2015|