Category: Hospitality

by Jeff Robinson Special to Delaware Business Times  Some of the First State’s most skilled hospitality professionals were honored at the Delaware Hotel & Lodging Association’s Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet held Feb. 26 at the Clarion Hotel near New Castle. Over 150 guests were in attendance, with awards being presented to individuals and organizations for…

The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) mentors high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction. It’s now the construction industry’s fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students annually. The program recently brought more than 60 students, 10 mentors and teachers from Delaware Vo-Tech to tour Courtyard…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 400 guests crowded into the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building earlier this month for a chance to sample the best hospitality, food and drinks from some of Delaware’s top eateries at the fifth annual Taste of Delaware celebration. Co-hosted by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce…

The MidAtlantic Wine and Food Festival has reportedly canceled the event indefinitely as it scrambles to address outstanding debt and waning participation. According to several news outlets,including Delaware Business Daily, festival board members released a statement Monday and conceded that organizers do not have the funds to pay service providers from this year’s May event. …

A new restaurant that opened last week in North Wilmington has no freezer. Honeygrow, a salad and stir-fry restaurant, opened in the space once occupied by Hibachi in Brandywine Town Center. Honeygrow is a scratch kitchen with fresh foods and housemade sauces and dressings, said General Manager David Thornley. “We’re trying to be farm-to-fork, so…

Travel and tourism experts estimate that the 2016 Democratic National Convention being hosted in Philadelphia will generate well over $200 million for the local economy.  Not to be outdone, the Pope’s visit will provide more than $400 million in financial impact to the region when the pontiff visits for the World Meeting of Families in…