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Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, receives AAA’s Four Diamond Rating

Distinctive Hospitality Group today announced Madison Beach Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond Rating.

“Madison is quintessential New England and the hotel resides in a cherished area of this town. In many ways, Madison Beach Hotel has become part of the culture of the Connecticut shoreline,” said Lou Carrier, president of Distinctive Hospitality Group. “The importance and responsibility of representing this great community is an honor and the AAA Four Diamond designation affirms this commitment. It’s a source of tremendous pride for our entire team.”

The boutique beachfront resort in Madison, Connecticut is among only a few seaside properties in New England to earn the AAA Four Diamond Rating, achieved by hotels which employ experienced, highly-qualified staff to provide the customer service discerning hotel guests expect. These establishments deliver unmatched guest comfort with luxurious accommodations, extraordinary facilities and personalized amenities.  Read more… 

Binghamton University RD featured in Reader’s Digest

Julie Lee, MS, RD, at Binghamton University shares this easy breakfast option to fuel your morning. The combination of healthy fats from the avocado, protein from the egg, and complex carbs from the toast breakdown slowly, providing you with a steady stream of energy to get through the morning. Add any fresh veggies you have on hand—tomatoes, leafy greens, sprouts, or bell peppers. Read more…

“Indulge in the cozy, rustic ambiance of The IRONS inside Hilton Mystic”

Welcome to The IRONS at Hilton Mystic!

Mystic, Connecticut is brimming with some of the richest history this country has to offer. For those of us from New England, its enchantment can all too easily fade into the background with the hustle and bustle of every day life.

If you love fresh, locally sourced, seasonal flavors, you owe it to yourself to indulge in the cozy, rustic ambiance of The IRONS inside of the Hilton Mystic.

Nicknamed in honor of Mystic’s legendary Irons & Grinnell Shipbuilders, The IRONS offers it’s visitors the opportunity to connect with authentic decor, while serving up dishes that are dedicated to showcasing some of the most local seafood along with other ingredients lovingly chosen by its Head Chef Shawn Michael O’Regan. In speaking with Chef O’Regan, his passion for flavor and sourcing is clear to see and in the dishes he and his team send out it is clear to taste!  Read more…

Eight Sodexo-Operated College Dining Programs Named Daily Meal’s Best Colleges Food List

The Daily Meal named eight Sodexo-operated dining programs to its list of Best Colleges for Food in 2017.  Liberty University premiered on the list at number three and was praised for sourcing locally-grown produce and humanely-raised meat.  Read more… 

Sodexo, Inc., a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations (PRNewsFoto/Sodexo Inc.)

Marlboro-manufactured child safety product gets NAMI certification

Guardian Angel Window Guards, manufactured in Marlboro, Massachusetts, are removable steel bars designed to prevent children from falling out of windows. The product is now NAMI certified having met the certification, inspection and quality assurance provided to the Building Industry in accordance with International Guidelines as set forth in ISO/IEC 17065 & 17020.

“Children have an eager desire to explore their surroundings. Sometimes this curiosity leads to dangerous situations,” said Ivette Monge, national sales manager for the window guards and parent company Automatic Specialties, Inc. “A child leaning against a window screen to see better outside is not unimaginable. The window screen will not keep a child safe from a fall.” Read more…


New networking concept has taste buds watering

A new business networking concept has taste buds watering.

Launched last summer, an organization called Savor the Taste of Business provides an opportunity to make professional connections, enjoy a tasting of gourmet cuisine, and engage in lighthearted fun – all in a home or office setting.

Established by Jennifer Toone Corrigan, owner of marketing firm In Toone Communication, and her husband Dan Corrigan, a well-respected home chef, Savor the Taste of Business helps area professionals meet like-minded business people eager to grow client and customer bases – and make valuable, enterprising conneDSCN1529ctions that last.  Read more…