Chef’s Table

Chef's Table

Chocolate Risotto Pudding

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It’s Halloween time, and that means three things: chocolate, chocolate, and chocolate. For this month’s edition of Chef’s Table, we’ve traveled to Hilton Harrisburg in Pennsylvania, just miles from the corporate headquarters of Hershey’s chocolate. Executive Chef John Reis imparted his sweet-tooth secrets to us with this recipe for his famous Chocolate Risotto Pudding. Chocolate Risotto Pudding (serves 4) Ingredients: 6 cups milk 1 cup sugar 2 vanilla beans, sp

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Farro Salad

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In this month’s Chef’s Table, we’re getting organic with an uber-fresh Farro Salad from Executive Chef Marissa Burback of Hilton Portland & Executive Tower’s HopCity Tavern + Market. Portland is known for its farm-to-table freshness of ingredients, and Chef Burback’s creations are no exception. She’s developed quite the local name for herself creating healthy, innovative recipes that make the most of local foods. Below, the recipe for her famous Farro Salad. Farro Salad (serves

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Rooftop Garden Reshapes Hilton Times Square

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Executive Chef Donald Drnek, of Hilton Times Square, had a culinary vision: grow a garden on the rooftop of his hotel to harvest vegetables and herbs for the property’s restaurants. And last December, he turned that vision into a reality. “It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, even when I worked at other hotels. Last winter, the GM (general manager) was very supportive of that. We talked to our parent company about buying some planters and soil and such, and along with one of our con

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Ohio Chicken

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There’s no better place for delicious home cooking than in the heart of middle America — in this case, the great city of Columbus, Ohio. We caught up with Chef Bill Glover of Hilton Columbus Downtown to talk about his favorite recipe for real Ohio chicken. With summer in full swing, it’s a delicious time to fire up that stove and prepare this wonderful meal for friends, family, and neighbors. Ohio Chicken (serves 4) Ingredients: 2 whole Ohio fryer chickens 16 oz. Ohio c

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Pinnacle Bar Burger

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Summer is the time for grilling, and in honor of the season we asked Donald Drnek, Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage at Hilton Times Square, for the recipe to his favorite great American dish. While certainly a more intense process than grilling up some frozen patties, this burger is prepared using only the freshest ingredients and innovative flavor combinations to deliver mouthwatering results. Pinnacle Bar Burger (serves 1) Ingredients: Burger 9 Oz Meat - 50% Chuck

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Mac & Cheese Au Gratin

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River’s Edge Café and Patio Bar located at Hilton Palacio Del Rio on the San Antonio River Walk serves up the meanest (and cheesiest) Mac & Cheese. Classic ingredients like macaroni, cheddar, and jack cheese are elevated by bacon, Béchamel sauce, and fresh herbs. "Our modern twist on this traditional dish already has guests coming back for more!” say the genius chefs at River’s Edge. Mac & Cheese Au Gratin (Makes 1 large or 2 small servings) Ingredients: 8 oz. Cooked Ma

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Fried Organic Chicken

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A winter staple or spring picnic favorite, fried chicken is a sure way to warm the soul and bring your family together. “We all have memories of our favorite dishes,” says Chef Ryker Brown, who serves the signature dish at Waldorf Astoria Park City. “Those dishes that are comforting to us and that remind us the past. Our goal here is to invoke those memories by recreating certain iconic dishes that we remember and presenting them in a way that is elegant and fun. Our philosophy is simple:

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Oxtail and Marrow Rolls

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Chef Janine Fourie is one of the culinary masterminds behind Hilton Durban’s newest restaurant, Big Easy. Always inspired by quality food, the freshest ingredients, and innovative cooking methods, Chef Fourie provided us with a finger-licking good South African appetizer: oxtail and marrow rolls. “Yes it takes some time to prepare,” says Chef Fourie, “but this is real slow food. Take the time to let the flavors develop to create a mouthwatering snack.” Oxtail and Marrow Rolls - Makes

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Heart-Shaped Pizza

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A homemade, delicious dinner is the best way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special someone. But why not make the occasion even more festive with a heart-shaped pizza? Courtesy of Chef Tracey-Ann Whilby, who has been working with Jewel Dunn’s River Beach Resort & Spa, Ocho Rios, Curio Collection by Hilton in Jamaica for five years, the pizza is both gluten-free and extremely simple to make. Just a handful of ingredients are needed for the dough, and then you can customize your to

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Beef Cheek Sandwich

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Deceivingly simple but exceptionally delicious, this beef cheek sandwich recipe packs all the homey flavor we attribute to heavier, winter meals. This dish from Chef John Tesar of the Knife restaurant in The Highland Dallas hotel is perfect for lunch, dinner, or a late night hearty snack. Eat up!   Beef Cheek Sandwich - Serves 4 Ingredients For braising liquid:                                                              For meat: 1

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