SD TRAVEL LEISURE

Creating A New Dynamic in Dining

DINING: Kitchen Staff’s Fresh Role Chef-to-Table Concept

A new Italian restaurant, Maestoso, has begun offering a unique dining experience: chefs will both cook and serve guests their meals, a concept called “chef-to-table.”

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San Diego International Airport Launches Retail Delivery Service to Gate

AtYourGate allows passengers the ability to order food or retail items via mobile devices to be delivered at their gate.

La Jolla Casino Taps Co. to Provide Management System

Win Technologies USA will provide a casino management system for the new La Jolla Trading Post Casino.

Three San Diego Breweries Included on Top 50 U.S. Brewery Lists

Stone Brewing Company, Green Flash Brewing Company, and Karl Strauss Brewing Company were listed.

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa Gets New General Manager

Noble House Hotels & Resorts appointed Michael Feeley general manager of the Mission Bay hotel.

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Vibrant Future Planned for Historic Property

DINING: Bar, Restaurant Planned for Gaslamp Site

Once a saloon, a brothel and a children’s hospital among its many incarnations, the Grand Pacific Hotel in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter may return to its roots in a way with a downtown developer who wants to turn it into a multistory restaurant and bar.

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Chef-to-Table Restaurant Opens in Hillcrest

A new Italian restaurant, Maestoso, will offer a unique dining experience called "chef-to-table."

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New Tour Bus Service To Launch in S.D.

The Hopper will integrate tour transportation and ticketing services.

RAF Pacifica Buys Carlsbad Building

Building is home to Benihana restaurant.

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Comic Book Stores Must Profit or Perish

RETAIL: Business Realities Loom Large at Hobby-Oriented Shops

Entrepreneurs who open comic book stores because of their love of comics quickly learn that they can’t succeed if they treat their business like a hobby.

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SeaWorld CEO Resigns; Former SD Park President Tapped as Interim

John T. Reilly, chief parks operations officer, is serving as interim CEO. Reilly served as park president of SeaWorld San Diego from 2010 through April 2016.

Business Calendar for Week of February 26, 2018

Business events planned in the county for the week of February 26, 2018, and beyond.

Nonstop Ambition

LEADERSHIP: From Resorts To Airlines, Ted Vallas Always Has a Project on his Radar

Ted Vallas, the 96-year-old driving force behind California Pacific Airlines, stands in the bright February sun in front of the passenger terminal at McClellan-Palomar Airport.

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Detecon Innovation Institute Tapped to Run Airport's Innovation Lab

Innovations that improve waste management, streamlining transactions and use artificial intelligence are likely to be among the program's priorities.

New CFO Named for the S.D. Convention Center

Mardeen Mattix was selected to succeed Mark Emch.