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Hit refresh.

The start of a new year is always exciting. We get inspired to hit our own personal refresh button and set out to be our best selves, leaving any bad habits in 2016.   Since resolutions can be a bit daunting for some of us, we’ve put together a few ways to help kickstart 2017…

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A Big Bend

Like so many, our resolutions for 2017 are to experience new things and continue to add new practices to our lifestyle of wellness. First up, we’ve got a new class that has made its way to our Austin programming schedule. The Interactive Stretch & Massage class showcases the basic techniques of Thai Massage and benefits…

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Chef Ben’s Famous Sourdough

If you’ve stayed with us in Austin, you’re probably familiar with the deliciousness that is a warm basket of Chef Ben Baker’s sourdough bread. What you may not know is how that bread has a legacy of its very own. There is a lot of work and dedication that goes into sourdough bread, and the…

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A Local Guide to Hana Dining

Lo·ca·vore noun – a person whose diet consists of only or principally of locally grown or produced food It is a proud announcement that with our first ever Eat Month, we share our newest culinary element at Travaasa Hana, Maui—your ticket to the local dining experience. What is this? The locavore pass is your golden, er,…

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Introducing: Chef Bella

Please join us in welcoming Chef Bella Toland to the Travaasa ohana! We’re excited to have her take the helm in The Preserve Kitchen + Bar, and even more excited to taste the creations inspired by her world travels, heritage, and love for all things Hawaii. To help you get to know our new executive chef…

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Island Fresh

Many travelers may not know that Maui is home to over 800 farms. The island’s many climate zones help to create growing conditions for everything from goat cheese to lavender to coffee and pineapple. In honor of Harvest Month, we’ve decided to showcase our favorite farms that call Hana home. ONO Means Delicious   The…

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Plant-Based Cooking with Chef Marko

While the Chef Ben is busy creating new dishes with Kim’s harvest, Chef Marko Ellinger has a new class making its debut this month. In his Plant-Based Cooking demonstration, guests will learn about the many nutritional benefits of the fall bounty and how to incorporate these fresh ingredients for a dining experience that channels The…

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Season’s Bounty

Each fall, the leaves begin to change colors, the summer days start to cool and the farm team at Travaasa Austin prepare to harvest a season full of fresh ingredients that make their way to The Preserve Kitchen + Bar. Kim, our resident Farm Manager, along with her hardworking crew of Katie, Dylan & Michele,…

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