insights

A collection of articles, videos and podcasts that demonstrates our latest thinking and fresh perspective on all things hospitality.

Plating Up the Fun: Chef Yakov in Naples, FL

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 | troon magazine

Chef Yakov Koyenov is full of energy and creativity, as a father of four and executive chef of The Club at the Dunes. In this article, he shares his reflections on the culinary arts, a fun-first mindset in his kitchen and how the Naples, FL locale inspires his menus.

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Lodging Foodservice: Forecast, Trends & Innovations

Thursday, March 3, 2022 | article

The rebound of business and leisure travel has helped hotel foodservice find its footing again. From retooling the requisite breakfast buffet to emphasizing alcohol-free and plant-based options, RFHSD’s Philip Bean talks with Foodservice Equipment Reports writer Lisa Arnett on what’s happening right now in lodging foodservice. [...] read more

What's Most Important in F&B Marketing?

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 | podcast

What’s the single most important component in food and beverage marketing? Spoiler alert, it’s not what you think it is...

Troon 's Jared Cohen and Julia Kelly chat with Joelle Creamer of RealFood Hospitality, Strategy and Design in this episode of The Turn , the golf and hospitality management company's interview-format podcast show featuring industry experts.

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An Ocean of Opportunity

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 | feature

Do you know Ed Doyle ? Here's a short Q&A where he digs into the role of dining in private clubs, and why it's different than other dining venues. Plus, he shares how to raise the bar in hospitality environments where members and guests alight often. Check out this issue of Troon Magazine ...if you don't know Ed, now's the time. [...] read more

Today's Kitchen Staffing Challenges

Monday, January 10, 2022 | article

As an industry, we have little short-term control over staffing shortages and increased labor costs, but we do have authority over our own kitchens and our ability to adapt to keep our creativity and quality at the forefront. Rethinking what’s important is a good place to start. In this Boardroom Magazine article, Ed Doyle digs in to some key areas that inspire adaptation in our current staffing environment. [...] read more

Together We Win: What's Next

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

In the recent episode of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association (MRA) Podcast, "Together We Win," RealFood's Matt Camilleri talks with MRA's Kerry Miller about adaptability, menu engineering and labor-saving kitchen design. The duo challenges hospitality's 12 steps of service and looks ahead to the reinvention of table service. Listen in for the full episode or tag in at 17:50 for the What's Next segment with Kerry and Matt. [...] read more

Secret Sauce: Meet Pronghorn's Kevin Linde

Monday, November 15, 2021 | troon magazine

Executive Chef Kevin Linde of Troon-managed Pronghorn Resort in Bend, Oregon, reveals his sources of inspiration, the best parts of dining at Pronghorn, and his perspective on much more than just cooking. [...] read more