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Butler Hospitality Plans Nationwide Rollout

Butler Hospitality, a ghost kitchen network for hotels, plans a nationwide expansion for 2021. Now serving more than 40,000 keys in New York, Chicago, Miami, and Washington, DC, Midtown Manhattan-based Butler will serve more than 200,000 keys from more than 50 hotel restaurants in 10 U.S. markets by January 2022.

“Our value proposition is clearest to hotels in central business districts with three-meal-a-day restaurants serving at least 100 keys,” said Butler VP of acquisitions Sarve Eshtehardi. “Guests book at these hotels because they have an expectation of food and beverage service. But staffing a restaurant diminishes profits, especially during times of low occupancy. Butler assumes this liability and continues to meet the guest expectation.”

Currently focused on the eastern half of the United States, Butler will serve hotel partners coast to coast by mid-year. Immediate expansion plans include Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay Area, and multiple markets in between.


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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