Hotel Restaurants are Popular Choices for Holiday Parties

August 27, 2015

The decorations—or lack thereof—don’t tell the entire story. Behind the scenes, many companies and organizations are already planning for the holidays, and have been, in some cases, since the last glass of champagne was toasted in 2014.

As the economy continues to improve, those party plans, typically imagined in wide-open ballrooms and banquet halls with prix fixe menus, are more frequently involving restaurants—offering a personal, intimate feel that diners seek out in their daily lives.

Hotels are finding creative ways to meet those demands. Mike Chouri, the general manager of the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Virginia, says the hotel’s Brix…