The Evolution of Hotel Dining 

The Evolution of Hotel Dining 

In the realm of hospitality, Marriott International is spearheading a culinary revolution that is changing traditional hotel dining experiences.

Across its global portfolio, Marriott properties are emerging as epicentres of gastronomic innovation, enticing both guests and locals to experience extraordinary culinary journeys without venturing beyond the hotel walls.

From the Maldives to Madrid, Marriott is reshaping the landscape of hotel dining, making it a destination in itself.

OPUS: Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna

Hotel Dining

The Imperial Hotel in Vienna has been a symbol of elegance since it opened in 1873, hosting dignitaries and famous musicians like Wagner and the Three Tenors.  Done out in the style of a 1930s Viennese workshop,  OPUS in Hotel Imperial,  is one of the best dining locations in Vienna. Executive sous chef Werner Pichlmaier crafts dishes that marry old-world flavours with a contemporary twist. From partridge to Wagyu beef, OPUS impresses diners with its savoury offerings. Vegetarians, too, are catered to with a dedicated plant-forward menu that celebrates the bounty of the earth. Amidst the elegant surroundings of its wood-panelled dining room, OPUS invites guests on a culinary journey through Vienna’s storied past and vibrant present.

Prices at Hotel Imperial, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna start at £430 per night in 2024. For more information, please visit 

T•Pan at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort

Hotel Dining

Tucked away within The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, T•Pan is redefining Teppanyaki-style dining. This hidden gem beckons diners on a lantern-lit journey, mirroring the narrow streets of Kyoto. With intimate seating for just 16 guests, T•Pan offers a curated Omakase experience featuring the finest ingredients from the Maldives and Japan. From live scallops with uni cream sauce to Hokkaido snow beef striploin, each dish is a symphony of flavours. 

Prices at The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort in 2024 start at £3,034 per night. To book, or for more information, visit

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Qú at JW Marriott Madrid

Hotel Dining

In the heart of Madrid, JW Marriott Madrid is not just a luxury hotel but a culinary destination in its own right. Qú, helmed by Michelin-starred chef Mario Sandoval, presents a contemporary take on Spanish classics. From loin of Iberico pork to Bilbao-style sea bass, each dish is a testament to the region’s culinary heritage. With a chic ambience and an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients, Qú offers a haute cuisine experience that is worth coming back for time and time again. 

Prices at the JW Marriott Madrid start at £530 per night. For more information, please visit 

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The Laguna, Bali, a Luxury Collection Hotel 

With Michalis Fragkakis, an experienced Director of Food and Beverages, at the helm, The Laguna Bali’s dining venues offer unique and immersive culinary experiences that showcase the best of Balinese cuisine infused with international influences. Michalis Fragkakis draws upon his Greek heritage and extensive experience in the hospitality industry to create exceptional dining experiences for guests. He infuses Balinese flavours and culture into the resort’s culinary offerings while maintaining a global appeal. He aims to differentiate The Laguna, Bali, from other luxury resorts in Bali by curating immersive dining experiences that take guests on a gastronomic voyage through the diverse culinary traditions of Bali. Michalis plans to collaborate closely with local Balinese chefs and artisans to create authentic culinary experiences that celebrate the richness of Balinese culture and cuisine. Fragkakis’ passion for nature and gardening also ensures that all operations are self-sustainable and “fair” to the environment. His ultimate goal is to create strong, well-defined concepts and experiences that seamlessly integrate Balinese hospitality with a fusion of culture and tradition while looking towards the future. The resort’s commitment to providing unparalleled service and unforgettable dining offerings, combined with its stunning location, makes The Laguna Bali a prime destination for global explorers seeking a luxurious and authentic experience.

Prices at The Laguna Bali, a Luxury Collection Hotel start at £181 per night in 2024. For more information, please visit 

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