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Best Western Plus Norman Partners with Food Pantry
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Best Western Plus Norman Partners with Food Pantry

From left: Best Western Plus Norman GM Linsey Kennedy; Best Western Plus Norman Front Office Mgr. Lyssa Murray; OU Pantry Graduate Director Matt Marks NORMAN, OKLA.—Best Western Plus Norman has formed a new, ongoing partnership with the University of Oklahoma Food Pantry to provide a regular supply of personal hygiene products. More than 4,000 products—including...

Signal Mountain Lodge Launches Composting Partnership with Haderlie Farms
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Signal Mountain Lodge Launches Composting Partnership with Haderlie Farms

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, WYO.—Signal Mountain Lodge—the only lodging on the shores of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park—launched a composting partnership with Haderlie Farms of Thayne, Wyoming, in 2018. Over the course of the 2018 summer season, the lodge’s Peaks Restaurant, Trapper Grill, Leek’s Pizzeria, General Store, front desk and staff dining room...

Midwest Marriotts Engage in Eco-friendly Initiatives
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Midwest Marriotts Engage in Eco-friendly Initiatives

CHICAGO—Marriott Hotels in the Midwest are committed to doing their part in helping the environment by engaging in trending eco-friendly initiatives. These actions span past the hotel guestroom and are incorporated into the property’s meeting spaces and food and beverage outlets, further creating an all-encompassing movement within the hotel to make changes that better the...

NRA Show to Include Many Green-Focused Sessions
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NRA Show to Include Many Green-Focused Sessions

CHICAGO—During this year’s National Restaurant Association Show, operators will find out just how easy it is to be green. Restaurateurs who want to add a dash of sustainability to their operations will have access to tips and tools and best practices on how to accomplish their eco-friendly goals, including reducing food waste, incorporating recycling into...

Six Senses Krabey Island, Cambodia Opens, Bottles Own Water
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Six Senses Krabey Island, Cambodia Opens, Bottles Own Water

KRABEY ISLAND, CAMBODIA—Six Senses Krabey Island has flung open the (sustainably-built) doors of its 40 private pool villas to welcome its first guests as they step off the speedboat to this tropical island escape. The landscaped 30-acre (12-hectare) private island with dense tropical jungle and rocky coastline is located 3 miles (5 kilometers) off Ream...

Sixth Annual ‘Fish to Fork’ Culinary Weekend Returns to Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
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Sixth Annual ‘Fish to Fork’ Culinary Weekend Returns to Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

AMELIA ISLAND, FLA.—Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort announced the dates for its sixth annual “Fish to Fork” culinary weekend, May 9 to 12, 2019. This year’s event celebrates Mother’s Day weekend with an all-female chef lineup. The resort will welcome visitors for a one of a kind “dock-to-dish” experience where they can unleash their inner foodie....

Hotelschool The Hague Celebrates Rescued Food with ‘Food Rescue Market’
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Hotelschool The Hague Celebrates Rescued Food with ‘Food Rescue Market’

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—During the past two years an enthusiastic team of teachers and students have saved almost 40,000 kilos of food, which has been turned into delicious dishes and products. Recently, this team organized a Food Rescue Market to make the new students aware of food waste and to introduce them to the way Hotelschool...

SeaWorld Removes Polystyrene Foam Dinnerware from Theme Parks
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SeaWorld Removes Polystyrene Foam Dinnerware from Theme Parks

SeaWorld announces the removal of polystyrene foam dinnerware and tableware products from all 12 parks – a total of 14 million pieces annually – replacing them with products made from 100% recycled material. ORLANDO, FLA.—SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment announced that all 12 of its theme parks have removed polystyrene foam dinnerware products, including bowls, plates...

Single-Use Plastic Ban, Food Waste & Local Produce Top Priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan
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Single-Use Plastic Ban, Food Waste & Local Produce Top Priorities in Centara’s 2019 Sustainability Plan

BANGKOK—Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is focusing on three key sustainability initiatives as part of the company’s recently announced 2019 Sustainability Plan: eliminating single-use plastic products; reducing its food waste footprint; and expanding its support of local farming and produce-growing communities. No Single-Use Plastic Products by End-2019 The elimination of single-use plastic...

Whisper Creek Farm Gets JW Marriott Executive Chef John Janucik’s Creative Juices Flowing
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Whisper Creek Farm Gets JW Marriott Executive Chef John Janucik’s Creative Juices Flowing

Name: John JanucikTitle: Executive ChefLocation: JW Marriott Orlando Grande LakesYears in Current Position: Almost three yearsPrimary Responsibilities: “I focus on food costs, food specs, menu development, guest satisfaction scores, event survey scores, wages, financials, associate engagement, recruiting, training, and growing fun within.”Organization’s most significant f&b-related, sustainability-related accomplishment: “Whisper Creek Farm. It is our 7,000-square-foot fruit...