Thursday, June 17, 2010

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza names Executive Chef Todd Kelly as Director of Food and Beverage

The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is pleased to announce that Todd Kelly has been promoted to Director of Food and Beverage in addition to Executive Chef.

In his expanded role, Todd will have overall responsibility for the operation of the Food and Beverage Department including budgeting, forecasting, purchasing and all operational development for the department. Todd will be a member of the Executive Operating Committee (EOC) of the hotel and will represent the needs of the food and beverage team accordingly.

Awards & Honors

Todd has also been named one of Hilton Hotel's U.S. Hilton Signature Chefs, one of only six in the country. This distinguished honor is given to Hilton's own top chefs who exemplify Hilton's culinary heritage and relevance today. Todd will be featured in sponsored promotions on BRAVO TV's "Top Chef".

In addition, the hotel and its fine-dining establishment, Orchids at Palm Court, have been honored with the American Automobile Association's (AAA) coveted four-diamond award for excellence for the sixth consecutive year and Cincinnati Magazine's rating as the #1 Restaurant in Cincinnati (2010 & 2009). In addition, Zagat Survey named Orchids one of Cincinnati's Top Restaurants (2010) and Polly Campbell, The Cincinnati Enquirer's restaurant critic, gave Orchids a "Five Stars-Extraordinary" rating in November 2009.

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