Carl Emberson returning to Punta Mita as Director of Marketing & Operations

Carl Emberson, an esteemed figure in the hospitality industry with more than 30 years of experience operating some of Latin America’s most successful and celebrated resorts, has been named Director of Marketing & Operations of Punta Mita, a gated, 1,500-acre, master-planned resort community on the Riviera Nayarit. Emberson’s appointment marks his return to Punta Mita, where […]

Allen named GM at new Grand Hyatt Baha Mar

The newly-opened Grand Hyatt Baha Mar has named Scott Allen as general manager. Widely known and respected within the Hyatt family, Allen brings 28 years of experience and leadership to the 1,800-room resort on Nassau’s famed Cable Beach. The oceanfront property is the first hotel to open as part of the expansive Baha Mar Resort. Grand Hyatt […]

Area chefs and restaurants will participate in inaugural Taste of Recovery in Delray Beach

I normally don’t like repeating myself, but here’s a cause an event that merits repeating. Louie Bossi, Executive Chef/Partner at Big Time Restaurant Group’s Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar & Pizzeria, will host the inaugural Taste of Recovery (, a benefit for The Crossroads Club. The culinary festival will be held on Saturday, June 3 from 6  p.m. […]

Dorrian’s Red Hand restaurant in West Palm Beach names Gary Merron as executive chef

Dorrian’s Red Hand restaurant in downtown West Palm Beach has named Gary Merron as its executive chef. Merron, a long-time talent for Dorrian’s Restaurants, once served as chef for the original, legendary Dorrian’s of New York City’s Upper East Side. Merron started his career in the culinary field in Queens, New York as a dishwasher […]

Pig out on Sundays at Jardin in West Palm Beach

Looking for an alternative to Sunday Brunch? Here’s a great one: the Pig Roast at Jardine restaurant on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach. Chefs (and owners) Jordan Lerman and Stephanie Cohen deliver a terrific Sunday meal, with the centerpiece being a whole pig that Lerman watches over from early in the morning until the […]