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Heart of Hospitality – Celebrating LGBTQ Trailblazers This Pride Month

The essence of hospitality is about creating spaces where everyone feels welcome, seen, and accepted. At ROY, we strive to connect emotionally through our design, understanding that, at our core, we are more alike than different. This month, we spotlight hospitality thought leaders who are not only paving the way for LGBTQ representation in the industry but also doing incredible…

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Uniforms: The Fabric of a Brand

Uniforms are more than just fabric and thread stitched together; they’re a statement, a brand identity, and a unifying symbol. Here are five reasons why uniforms are essential: From Employees to Brand Ambassadors Here are a few of our favorite veendors that get it, crafting uniforms that help further the brand and leave a lasting impression. VENDOR SPOTLIGHT Uniforms are,…

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Shuck, Yeah: Diving Deep with Row 34

We are preparing to embark on a journey with  Row 34. We’re not just excited; we’re inspired and honored. This collaboration is more than a partnership; it’s a shared vision of bringing remarkable experiences and meaningful connections to the table. Read on to learn more and stay tuned as we dive deeper into this adventure, celebrating hospitality, storytelling, and the…

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A Fresh Canvas: A Palette of Possibilities

That moment. The voice inside. When spring whispers its arrival, a wave of renewal washes over us. It’s not just the world around us that blooms; our spirits and aspirations do, too. Spring is a canvas; we’re all artists ready to paint our days with vibrant hues and fresh beginnings. As we bid farewell to the chill, our thoughts turn…

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Winter Reverie: A Heartfelt Look into the Future

Most people dread winter, but we have learned to embrace and love it. A time for clearing, of new beginnings, a moment for opportunity and change. Hunkering down and settling in, being productive, and getting back into routine.  But even in the winter, we always get a travel bug, and realize how much we miss Paris. Who doesn’t always miss…

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Farewell to Dry-January: Embracing the Era of Non-Alcoholic Beverages

As we navigate the year ahead, a recent trend is making waves in the beverage industry – the rise of non-alcoholic options. With over a quarter of individuals expressing a desire to reduce their alcohol consumption, the demand for non-alcoholic alternatives is soaring. As we transition from the sobriety of Dry January and strive to maintain our New Year’s resolutions,…

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The ROY City Guide: Montauk Edition

There’s nothing quite like summer on the East Coast! ROY founder, Hannah Collins, shares her local-approved guide to Montauk.

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A Letter From Hannah: Mother’s Day Edition

I was an extremely tender child. I was soft, noncompetitive, creative, and artsy. A drifter, a dreamer, a sweet little thing who was hoping she could save the whales, or the rainforest or something in this big scary world. As I grew up, whether it was my family or teachers I was told repeatedly that being soft wouldn’t get me…

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The ROY Roundup: Restaurant Openings

It’s an exciting time for the hospitality industry as new spaces, fresh ideas and out-of-the box concepts are in full force. And at ROY, we feel lucky to be part of it all.  Here’s a look at the recent restaurant openings we are honored to be part of:

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