Aloft Hotel Harlem: The People

When Starwood’s Aloft Hotel brand decided to open a New York outpost they made history, choosing to put it in the heart of Harlem. As the first hotel to be opened in the historic neighborhood in 50 years it was bound to be more than just another place to stay. Starwood wanted to make sure the new Aloft was a part of Harlem and hired us to show everyone how.

Lime Energy Explainer

On the surface Lime Energy seems to be a pretty good spot — helping businesses save huge amounts on their power bills with energy efficiency projects largely paid for by the state. But convincing business owners there was real money to be saved, real easily, was pretty tough. That’s where we came in helping Lime tell their story via video.

Celebrity Cruises Healthy Dining Event: Vegetables Are Hot!

When Celebrity Cruises wanted to showcase their commitment to more than just all-you-can-eat restaurants at sea, they put together a showcase featuring some of the biggest names in fine dining. Food & Wine Editor Dana Cowin hosted the discussion with Landmarc owner and chef Marc Murphy, Jeremy Bearman Executive Chef at Michelin-star-rated Rouge Tomate, Celebrity Cruises’s Directory of Culinary Operations John Suley and SPE Senior Culinary Nutritionist Natalia Hancock. They talked about food trends, what impact all those food allergies are having in the kitchen and in this case, how vegetables have become the new center of the plate at the finest restaurants. Cauliflower steak anyone?

Lincoln Ristorante: Brioche Con Gelati

Lincoln Ristorante is a showcase. The jewelbox wedge that seems to cut through the Lincoln Center plaza like a angular submarine surfacing is one the finest works designed by renowned architects Diller, Scofidio & Renfro. The cuisine created is by Jonathan Benno — the former Chef de Cuisine at Per Se — who treats his locally-sourced ingredients like works of art unto themselves. And Richard Capizzi turns out spectacular desires as Lincoln’s Pastry Chef. Check out his recipe for Brioche Con Gelati — and check out those blackberries!

Celebrity Cruises Healthy Dining Event: Travel

When Celebrity Cruises wanted to showcase their commitment to more than just all-you-can-eat restaurants at sea, they put together a showcase featuring some of the biggest names in fine dining. Food & Wine Editor Dana Cowin hosted the discussion with Landmarc owner and chef Marc Murphy, Jeremy Bearman Executive Chef at Michelin-star-rated Rouge Tomate, Celebrity Cruises’s Directory of Culinary Operations John Suley and SPE Senior Culinary Nutritionist Natalia Hancock. They talked about food trends, what impact all those food allergies are having in the kitchen and in this case, how to keep eating healthy while traveling.

Aloft Hotel Harlem @ The Apollo

Starwood’s Aloft Hotel brand chose to open its first New York City location in Harlem and since Aloft is all about being a try part of the communities they build in, that meant a little bit different way to hire the staff. Aloft chose an open call at the historic Apollo Theater and asked use to capture the day on video. The fun vibe made it a must-see for travel reporters looking to tell the Aloft Harlem story.

Celebrity Cruises Healthy Dining Event: Allergies

When Celebrity Cruises wanted to showcase their commitment to more than just all-you-can-eat restaurants at sea, they put together a showcase featuring some of the biggest names in fine dining. Food & Wine Editor Dana Cowin hosted the discussion with Landmarc owner and chef Marc Murphy, Jeremy Bearman Executive Chef at Michelin-star-rated Rouge Tomate, Celebrity Cruises’s Directory of Culinary Operations John Suley and SPE Senior Culinary Nutritionist Natalia Hancock. They talked about food trends, how to keep eating healthy while traveling, and in this case, what impact all those food allergies are having in the kitchen. You can tell Murphy has been on Chopped and Iron Chef from his thoughts about killing diners (by accident).

Cuties Hit New York

Every mom west of the Mississippi knows all about Cuties — those amazingly sweet and juicy little easy-to-peel oranges that kids (and the rest of us) love. So when Cuties made the move east, they brought their launch party to Times Square, invited then-CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, Sherry Shepard from The View, and the 9-year-old Twin Chefs Lilly and Audrey Andrews and then opened the doors to hundreds of moms and kids for a day of games, demonstrations and, of course, Cuties! We captured everything for a fast-turnaround VNR, b-roll packages, and interviews.

Sound Beginnings Product Intro

The owners of this start-up company needed a way to quickly explain what their new product was all about. We used new technology to create a beautiful film-like how-to video at a cost they could afford. The final version is now used at trade shows and on the company’s website to show off how Sound Beginnings works to allow your in utero child to hear music, voice, stories, etc.

Joe: The Art of Coffee

Joe is a ten-store collection of cafes in New York City and Philadelphia where coffee is not just a drink – it’s culinary art. Owners Jonathan and Gabrielle Rubinstein are always looking for new ways to tell their story so they appreciated our novel approach: We turn the central act of their business, making the perfect espresso, into the spine of a story about their cafes.