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Orchids At Palm Court In Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Named Four-Star Restaurant By Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2017 Star Rating Announcement
February 28, 2017
CINCINNATI - For the fifth consecutive year, Orchids at Palm Court, located in Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, has been honored with a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Rating, further establishing it as one of the world's premier restaurants with truly exceptional cuisine and service. Orchids at Palm Court is the only restaurant in Cincinnati, and one of only three in Ohio, to receive a Four-Star rating.
Orchids at Palm Court features locally-sourced, modern American food using French technique prepared by Todd Kelly, director of food & beverage and executive chef, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. The menu is updated based on the availability of the freshest ingredients, using local and organic products whenever possible, including the hotel's rooftop beehive, 16th floor herb garden, cheese shop, butcher shop, pastry shop and Chef Kelly's own local farm.
"To be recognized with this award by Forbes again is such an honor," said Chef Kelly. "This award solidifies that it is worth the extra time and effort put forth by our staff on a daily basis to deliver a truly memorable dining experience for our guests."
Orchids at Palm Court is included in the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.
"We are delighted to recognize the 2017 Star Rating recipients, an exceptional collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service," said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.
"In an online environment of confusion and clutter, Forbes Travel Guide is the most trusted source of information to assist guests in making informed decisions," Inzerillo said. "These properties, the largest and most global group in the company's history, achieve an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality, underscoring our overall mission of positively contributing to the international tourism industry as well as individual hotel experience. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today."
For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, visit www.forbestravelguide.com/about/ratings.
About Orchids at Palm Court and Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Orchids at Palm Court is one of The Restaurants at Palm Court, which also includes The Bar at Palm Court and The Grille at Palm Court. The restaurant features rare Brazilian rosewood walls with German silver-nickel metalwork and lighting fixtures. The two-story ceiling features large Romanesque murals and on the north end of the restaurant is an original Rookwood Pottery fountain flanked by two large Rookwood seahorses, all of which illustrates some of the finest French Art Deco in the world.
Orchids at Palm Court has received the following accolades:
- AAA Five-Diamond rated for 2015, 2016 & 2017
- OpenTable has named Orchids "One of the Top 100 Best Restaurants" for seven consecutive years
- Executive Chef Todd Kelly was named the American Culinary Federation's U.S.A. Chef of the Year, the highest honor given by the national organization comprising 20,000 chefs
- Hilton Hotels & Resorts No. 1 Food and Beverage Hotel in the U.S. for six of the last seven years
- Hilton Hotels & Resorts "Award of Excellence" winner - given to the top five performing hotels, 2015 & 2016
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza and Orchids at Palm Court are located at 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202. For more information or reservations, call the hotel directly at 513-421-9100 or visit our website at www.cincinnatinetherlandplaza.hilton.com or www.orchidsatpalmcourt.com.
About Forbes Travel Guide
Forbes Travel Guide is the originator of the prestigious Five-Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards in 162 destinations across 44 countries. Forbes Travel Guide is the most prestigious standard for luxury hospitality worldwide. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit www.forbestravelguide.com.
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