NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitality House ("HH"), a leading international hospitality, real estate, and restaurant services firm, is thrilled to announce its acquisition of Hicks Design Group. The acquisition adds Foodservice Planning and Design to HH's suite of hospitality services, which include food and beverage focused pre-development consulting, real estate services and talent procurement. Cody Hicks, the founder of Hicks Design Group will join as Managing Partner of HH's newly formed division.
"We are excited to become a part of this multifaceted organization that will provide us a platform to help grow our business," said Cody Hicks. "We look forward to bringing our talents to center stage in the hospitality industry and working on world-class projects across the US!"
Many of the food industry's most discerning restaurateurs and chefs have turned to Hicks Design Group for their Foodservice Design expertise, including Chefs Daniel Boulud, Todd English, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Tom Colicchio. Hicks has also worked with the Culinary Institute of America, Soho House, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Eataly, Google, and NBC Universal amongst many others.
The creation of the Foodservice Design practice accompanies unprecedented growth for the firm's London office. Since opening an official outpost in 2016, Hospitality House EMEA has achieved exponential financial growth, reporting a 200% increase in revenue over nearly two years. This consistent expansion reflects the Company's healthy pipeline of high- profile Hotel, Restaurant, and Corporate projects.
"We strive to make Food + Beverage integration and activation as simple as possible for our Clients," said Hospitality House CEO Steven Kamali. "Adding an in-house Foodservice Design team was an organic next step for us. We anticipate growing their business by 400% by engaging in over 50 new projects in the coming year."
About Hospitality House:
Founded in 2001 by Steven Kamali, Hospitality House was created with the intent of providing Food + Beverage solutions to the Hotel and Real Estate communities. Our culture thrives on a passion for Food + Beverage, which is integrated into a disciplined business approach. For this reason, we have gained the trust of our clients resulting in a multitude of successful projects internationally. Headquartered in New York City, we service all sectors of the hospitality industry including Real Estate Investment Trusts, Private Equity Firms, Hedge Funds, Hotel Brands, and Owner/Developers.
Our clients include Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Equinox Hotels, Related Companies, Four Seasons Hotels + Resorts, Highgate Hotels, iStar, ADIA, Brookfield Property Partners, Hard Rock Hotels, Silverstein Properties, and Caesars Entertainment.
Whether designing a commercial kitchen, underwriting of a proposed restaurant, developing an innovative dining concept, or sourcing 3rd party operators, our diverse background and in-depth industry expertise allow us to provide thoughtful and unique perspectives to our clients, assisting them in a variety of endeavors within the hospitality space.
For more information, contact Jessica Gelin, [email protected]
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SOURCE Hospitality House