Making a Grilled Cheese Sandwich With an Iron in Your Hotel Room

Bobby Laurie and Sara Keagle teach you how to make a grilled cheese sandwich with an iron in your hotel room in their first ‘tips from above’ video.

I had the pleasure to meet them both, finally, in Houston last week. Their recent Crew Lounge podcast they wanted to know what in the world they were doing at Table #1 for the Frequent Traveler Awards.

Well, I did the seating and… a last minute reshuffle it was just the most convenient thing for me to do to make table assignments work, hah!

And a little insider’s tip for anyone at a dinner, table one is rarely if ever actually the best table. Either the table numbering starts from the wings of the room (and you generally want to be in the center) or the event organizer will assign a less than the best table as number one and assign folks with big egos but who aren’t the most important to the event at that table so they think they’re at the head table when they really aren’t.

Just as Bobby and Sara share their tips from the road, I share old meeting planner secret. Now you know!

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. I found this ‘making grilled cheese on a hotel iron’ story so hilarious that I tried it to heat up a slice of leftover pizza. It’s remarkably effective … if you can stop laughing and get it right. I now carry a couple of sheets of aluminum foil when I travel.

  2. The tape or video for the cheese sandwich with an iron does not load for me on various computers.

    Maybe hotels got huffy and had the data removed.

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