The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau works with planners to match their interests with stately attractions.
Ratatouille & Co. leverages the culinary and hospitality industries to empower women.
Guillermo Veloso has joined the team at Ocean Place Resort and Spa as their new executive chef. Veloso is no stranger to the region, being a New York City and northern Jersey native.
Veloso has an extensive culinary career extending more than 35 years, but he has also spent time as an archaeologist and naturalist. He was the executive chef at Miami’s Yuca Restaurant and has also served as executive chef at Philadelphia’s Cuba Libre and the Please Touch Museum.
Carlos Ruiz is now overseeing the cocktail program at Crystal Springs Resort’s restaurants and bars. A native of Lima, Peru, Carlos came to the United States at the age of eight and has worked in the restaurant industry since he was fourteen.
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Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau has selected Richard Staub as the senior vice president, convention sales.
In his role, Staub will be in charge of leading the CVB’s convention sales and services team in hitting booking goals through the marketing of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. He will start in September.
He’s handsome, friendly and fit. But that’s not the only thing attracting hotel guests to this particular greeter. He’s furry, too.
Jack, an Australian Shepard that lives at Lone Star Court with General Manager Marcus Latner, spends his days greeting guests, supervising group activities, doing walkthroughs of the property and meeting with business associates.
That old adage that you can’t go home again? It’s just not true. I’m a Jersey girl, born and bred. I took class trips to many of the historic sites, museums and parks that we feature in this very magazine and I even spent my summers on the Jersey shore --
way before Snooki claimed her stake, but like other newly minted college graduates, I left for other adventures. I spent 17 years away from the Garden State in places like New York City, Connecticut and North Carolina, but New Jersey’s siren song