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[Industry] Surprisingly, you don't know about it? Hotel 〇〇 Dining|Takeya Yamaoka

You may have a strong impression that a hotel is a place to stay.


However, large hotels located in urban areas (city hotels) have ``places to eat'' called ``〇〇 Dining.'' Did you know that many guests use hotels solely for the purpose of dining?


In this article, we will explain the differences between the words that appear in "〇〇".



all day dining


First up is “All Day” Dining. As the name suggests, it refers to a restaurant that is open all day, morning, noon, and night.


For breakfast, we have the largest number of seats compared to other restaurants, as it is assumed that hotel guests will be using the restaurant at similar times. Since the restaurant is often used for breakfast, the atmosphere of the restaurant is often bright and open.


As it is classified as the most casual restaurant among hotel restaurants, it is a restaurant that can be used relatively casually. It is also sometimes called a ``coffee shop'' or ``cafe.''



Main dining


Main dining is a high-class restaurant located at the top of a hotel's restaurants.


Many hotels have a "French restaurant" as their main dining venue, so you should check in advance if there is a dress code. (Follow any dress rules set by the restaurant, such as no sandals or shorts or wearing a jacket.)


Since French restaurants mainly serve course meals, we recommend that you plan on eating for about 2 to 3 hours and make a reservation.



In-room dining


In-room dining refers to a service that allows you to eat in your hotel room, and some hotels call it "room service."


(In Japanese hotels, it is more commonly called "room service," but in foreign hotels, it is more commonly called "in-room dining.")


This service provides a worry-free meal service for customers who have concerns such as ``I want to eat slowly without worrying about the time'' or ``My children are noisy and cause trouble to those around me.''



There are also many other unique restaurants...


This time we talked about ``〇〇 Dining,'' but there are many other restaurants in the city hotel, such as ``Japanese cuisine,'' ``Chinese cuisine,'' ``Italian cuisine,'' ``Teppanyaki,'' ``lounge,'' ``bar,'' and ``delica shop.'' There are restaurants and eating facilities.


Some hotels have restaurants that take advantage of the local characteristics, such as ``Kushiage'' and ``Seafood Izakaya.''


Let's not only stay overnight, but also learn about the charm of hotels and how to enjoy them, and let's make the hotel industry more exciting together!



Person who wrote this article

Takeya Yamaoka

Head of Hotel Department / Etiquette-related Lecturer / HRS Level 1

Been a lecturer for 12 years. After graduating from Torajal Travel Hotel College (currently Osaka Hotel College), he worked in the food and beverage and banquet departments for 17 years in the hotel industry including All Nippon Airways Osaka Hotel and ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Osaka. He has experience in managing and opening new restaurants.


The classes I teach include general food and beverage related subjects (practical skills and lectures), business etiquette, etc.

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