Spring is ready to burst here in Virginia. As the sunshine awakens nature, it also beckons us outside with renewed energy and often a strong desire for adventure. Virginia is the perfect place to dust off your hiking boots, get some wear on the tread on your new bike tires, or get up close and personal with the rapids on the New River.
Don’t ignore the call to explore, instead grab your calendar and start planning a few adventures in Virginia!
In 2020, the foodservice industry was handed a tricky challenge and that challenge has been overcome with nothing short of genius and innovation.
Food trends in 2021 have taken a definitive direction with a heavy emphasis on creativity, technology, experience, and health. As a result, serving the public through food has never been more personalized and experiential.
Preston’s and the other venues at The Inn at Virginia Tech have joined the fun by pushing the boundaries of foodservice to cater to the challenges by keeping customers happy and healthy.
We’re excited to explore some of the food trends we’re looking forward to in the coming year.
If you had a full weekend to spend in Blacksburg, Virginia what would you do with your time? The town has so much to offer, how can you fit everything in? The truth is, you can’t do it all, but you can maximize your 48 hours in town to experience many of the flavors and fun that are unique to Blacksburg.
From a local standpoint, here are some recommendations for things to do and see in our area. We’re excited about your visit!
The face of business meetings changed dramatically in 2020. The pandemic was unexpected, forcing changes in how we work globally. Months later, many are still working remotely, meeting via video conferences, hybrid meetings, or in grand spaces where everyone can practice proper social distancing.
Preston’s Restaurant and the Continental Divide Lounge at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center are open for business. The restaurant has initiated additional precautions to keep diners safe and found innovative ways to allow small groups to safely meet while enjoying mouthwatering creations.
As we explored in our recent post, Changing the Way We Meet with Hybrid Meetings, a hybrid meeting is a meeting where a portion of the participants are on-site in a safe, socially distanced meeting room set while other attendees are connecting online virtually from around the country or world.
Today, we’re going to explore why hybrid meetings are so important, the types of hybrid meetings to look forward to, and tips for executing a flawless event.
Are you planning the road trip of a lifetime with your car club? As car enthusiasts, you’ve likely toured all of your local backcountry. If your club is looking for a new adventure, may we suggest that you consider The Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA as your home base?
An Interview with Bianca Norton, Director of Catering
Today’s wedding challenges from social distancing to travel challenges have some couples fretting about how to make their day special. Bianca Norton, Director of Catering at The Inn at Virginia Tech sat down for a quick interview recently and had some timely wisdom to share. She gives insight from how to create an intimate setting while social distancing and how to include special guests who cannot attend your micro wedding in person.
If you are planning a wedding this fall or anytime in the near future and are unsure how to make the day live up to your dreams, this is a must-read.