A pillow is designed to provide support and comfort to the body and head. There are three main types of pillows; Bed pillows, Orthopedic pillows and Decorative pillows, with some overlapping of use between these.
The appropriate size of a bed pillow depends on the size of the bed. In general a twin bed goes best with a standard pillow while for queen and king sized beds larger pillows recommended.
As the sluggish economy forces hotel kitchens to do more with less, chefs have sought ways to retain a cherished perk of business trips: room service.
Source: John Gress for The New York Times Mark Payne, executive chef at the Ritz-Carlton in Chicago, says he has seen a decline in room service orders, but items like sandwiches remain popular.
They are substituting cheaper cuts of meat, making some foods in advance, shrinking portion sizes and promoting local fresh fare. And they are serving comfort foods, said Ron DeSantis, director of consulting at the Culinary Institute of America — like roasted chicken, Reuben sandwiches and French fries with a couple of dips instead of versions flavored with Parmesan and truffles.
“Those are the things that resonate and aren’t over the top in costs,” he said. “They want to use ingredients in a smart way to meet price points — or expense accounts for business travel.”
Even before the downturn, room service (now often…