Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served.
The health of our guests, planet, and the local community is at the core of every food and beverage decision that we make.
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) may 10, 2012
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport hotel today announced the launch of Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served., Hyatt’s global philosophy focused on sourcing and providing healthy food and beverage options for Hyatt guests and associates and that are good for the local communities in which they reside and good for the planet. Embarking on the journey to become the first global hospitality brand to make an effort of this magnitude, this philosophy will guide Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport’s food and beverage planning from the operational level to the guest experience. With this long term strategy, Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport will work to anticipate and satisfy the evolving preferences of its guests, ensuring that travelers have more options to fit their needs and lifestyles while staying in Orlando.
Driven by insights and in-depth research, Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served. is grounded in three pillars.
“At Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, we want to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising what’s best for future generations. we believe we have a responsibility to ensure that our dishes are thoughtfully sourced and carefully served,” said Pat Engfer, General Manager. “This new philosophy and effort to support the health of our guests, planet, and the local community is at the core of every food and beverage decision that we make at Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport. we are evolving the way we purchase and serve food. we believe it’s what our guests deserve.”
Implementation of the philosophy, which began in the U.S. in mid-2011, includes sourcing and serving meat without supplemental growth hormones or antibiotics, cage-free eggs, sustainable seafood, and fresh local ingredients that reflect the season and local flavors. Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport is also reducing the use of ingredients with high amounts of sodium and additives and serving beverages with natural sweeteners such as agave nectar.
Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served. is a key component of the health and wellness pillar of Hyatt Thrive, Hyatt’s global corporate responsibility platform designed to enable thriving communities.
As an outgrowth of the company’s core values, Hyatt properties will continue to partner with local community groups and organize volunteer efforts and fund raising support in an effort to improve the economic future of the people and businesses in the communities where Hyatt hotels are located. From providing cooking skills courses in local schools to supporting and hosting farmers markets, Hyatt will also continue to make an effort to support the health of guests, associates and people in the local community.
To further demonstrate its dedication to Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served., Hyatt has joined forces with Partnership for Healthier America (PHA), which will hold Hyatt accountable for continuously improving the nutritional profile of children’s food menus at full-service managed Hyatt properties across the U.S. over the next 10 years. This pledge marks the first of its kind by a hospitality company to PHA.
About Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, a 445-room hotel, is located in the main terminal of the Orlando International Airport. It features upscale accommodations for business and leisure travelers, 42,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space, two award winning restaurants, and a new StayFit@Hyatt gym. Reservations may be made by visiting orlandoairport.hyatt.com .
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