New Homewood Suites opens at Boston’s Logan Airport

BOSTON -Homewood Suites by Hilton, part of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) All Suites portfolio, opened its newest property, Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston Logan Airport Chelsea at 145 Beech St.  Designed for guests who “want to travel on their own terms,” the new property offers guests the comforts of home, whether they are traveling for work or enjoying a well-earned getaway, says Hilton.

Highlights from International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York

NEW YORK  – 18,000-plus foodservice operators attended the International Restaurant & Foodservice Show at the Javits Center here. One of the many events, the Innovative New Product Showcase, named Allie’s GF Goodies, LLC the overall winner for the best new product, certified gluten free and certified kosher baked goods. Second place went to Brooklyn Organics for beverages including Bruce Cost Ginger Ale and Bruce Cost Ginger Beer. The Best New Product honors in the Food Trends Experience went to Gus-Grown-Up Soda for its line of all natural premium sodas and sparkling cocktail mixers.

Fifteen exhibitors were chosen by a panel of media judges to Pitch the Press, and present their new product or service to editors, buyers, restaurateurs and others. Best in Show for Pitch the Press was awarded to Catering Stone for their Revolutionary Catering Stones keeping food hot or cold for hours without ice, electricity or open flame using 100% food-safe technology. The judges included Michael Scinto from Total Foodservice, Jeffrey Dryfoos formerly with Dessert Professional, Barbara Castaglia from Restaurant Management, and Dave Turner from Tabletop Journal.

Paris Gourmet congratulated John Cook, Norman Love Confections (FL), the winner of the 28th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition for his highly technical chocolate sculpted showpiece based on the theme Modern Masters Come to Chocolate. Chef Cook won a $10,000 grand prize, a silver plaque, and gold medal certificate.

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