Ask Ash: What is blanching?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you.

What is blanching?

Blanching is a cooking term that means to quickly cook the outside of usually…

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Ask Ash: What is the best way to marinate a steak?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you.

What is the best way to marinate a steak, chicken and what type of marinade works best…

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Welcome to Starbucks at the Pfister [VIDEO]

The historic Pfister Hotel has transformed a portion of the entrance area of Café at The Pfister with a barista counter offering gourmet coffee, fresh baked pastries and other items. The Cafe Pfister now includes an area with casual seating, free WiFi and plenty of outlets to keep your devices…

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Ask Ash: How can I make a thin, crispy pizza dough?

Whether you want to learn how to perfect a particular cooking technique, learn how to use a certain ingredient or have a dish related question, Chef Robert Ash has the answers for you.

How can I make a thin, crispy pizza dough? Is there a secret?

The secret to a…

11 May 12:34 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel Ranks Among Top 1% of Hotels in the World

Expedia® has named The Pfister Hotel among the top-ranked hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list. The Insiders’ Select list formally recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The full list represents only 500 of Expedia’s…

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Capture and Share your Pfister Memories

Capturing special moments and sharing them with family and friends has never been so simple. Let us take the moments you’ve captured and turn them into treasured memories.

Check out one of The Pfister’s digital cameras at the front desk
Take photos of your time in Milwaukee and…

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Meet Stacie Williams: The 2011 Pfister Narrator

With a love of stories and storytelling, Stacie Williams has worked at a local Milwaukee bookstore for more than five years, and has experience in travel writing and blogging. She studied theater at University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee and is active in its creative writing program.

Williams was chosen to serve…

06 May 1:44 PM 4 Read More...

Meet 'n Greet Monday! Do you know Perry?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

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Gallery Night with Shelby Keefe [VIDEO]

Shelby Keefe put on quite the show on Gallery Night on Friday, April 15 at the Pfister Hotel.

With a great display of a few of her current pieces and a live performance of a completed piece in 20 minutes on her first Gallery Night, we are in for a…

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Brunch at the Pfister [VIDEO]

Gather family and friends and hop into one of Milwaukee’s most loved dining destinations for a delicious Easter and Mother’s Day Brunch.  With chef-prepared favorite entrees, mouthwatering pastries and complimentary treasured memories.

$49.95 for adults
$24.95 for children 12 and under
Four (4) and under…

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Historic Hotel Selects Next In-House Storyteller: Welcome, Stacie Williams.

The historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee has named Stacie Michelle Williams as its second ‘Pfister Narrator.’ In the role, she will spend time in the hotel’s lobby, interviewing visitors and guests and sharing their stories on the Pfister’s blog (blog.thepfisterhotel.com). As narrator, she will be…

07 Apr 3:15 PM 3 Read More...

Get your Feet in Check at WELL Spa + Janice Salon [VIDEO]

With warmer weather and the festival season approaching quickly, their is a pressing need to go and get you feet in check for Flip-Flop season.

Follow Joshua Wolter as he checks his feet into WELL Spa + Salon at the Pfister Hotel…

07 Apr 11:04 AM 1 Read More...

Meet 'n Greet Monday! Do you know Jessica?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

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Grand Re-Opening of the Cafe at the Pfister [VIDEO]

Six weeks have come and gone and the transformation of the Café at The Pfister is now complete.

Follow Joshua Wolter, The Pfister Hotel’s Assistant Manager, as he gives a guided tour through the newly remodeled space at the Café at the Pfister…

31 Mar 8:49 PM 0 Read More...

Artist-in-Residence: Katie's Farewell Reception

With Katie’s time with us at the Pfister Hotel coming to an end, we’re sad to bid her adieu. But not without the proper send-off.

Watch as Katie shares the legacy she leaves with us at the Pfister Hotel with her commissioned piece of Dr. Jeffery Hollander…

31 Mar 8:39 PM 0 Read More...

Meet ‘n Greet Monday! Do you know Ellie?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today,we feature someone…

28 Mar 12:54 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrating 100 posts! Comment Lottery Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our comment lottery on the Pfister Blog.

We received a lot of great comments and appreciate the fantastic feedback and personal stories involving the Hotel. Julie, our Pfister Narrator was thrilled to see the great comments on her stories.

And now the winners…

24 Mar 2:42 PM 0 Read More...

The Search for the Next Pfister Narrator

With Julie’s time as the current narrator coming to a close, it’s time to select her replacement.

With over twenty wonderful applications submitted this time around, it was a difficult decision for our esteemed panel.

After several hours of deliberation, the six finalists were chosen.

Thank you to…

23 Mar 3:42 PM 3 Read More...

Meet ‘n Greet Monday! Do you know Jeff?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

21 Mar 1:31 PM 1 Read More...

Pfister Hotel’s Comment Lottery: Celebrating 100 posts!

We’ve hit a milestone; 100 blog post from the Pfister Hotel. Since its launched on August 6, 2010, our blog has been the home for the latest videos, insider stories from the Narrator, information on upcoming events and much, much more.

To celebrate, we’re holding a Pfister Hotel…

17 Mar 4:34 PM 10 Read More...

Pfister Artist-in-Residence: Dr. Jeffrey Hollander [VIDEO]

As a legacy within the Pfister Hotel, Katie Musolff, the current Artist-in-Residence, prepares her commissioned work; a portrait of Dr. Jeffrey Hollander, the Pfister’s renowned concert pianist.

Stop by Katie’s gallery inside the Pfister to check on her progress with this work of art…

15 Mar 6:44 PM 0 Read More...

Meet ‘n Greet Monday! Do you know Roc?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities over the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories and interactions with them. Today, it’s the…

14 Mar 9:04 PM 2 Read More...

Rhapsodies In BLU

The Pfister Hotel and BLU are proud to announce a new music series “Rhapsodies in Blu” featuring The Pfister pianist, Dr. Jeffrey Hollander. You can enjoy this new series in BLU on the first Thursday of every month, starting in April. Every performance will be completely unique and will draw…

14 Mar 6:27 PM 1 Read More...

Meet 'n Greet Monday! Have you met Harold?

Well it’s Meet ‘n Greet Monday! One of our new updates for our fans.  While the Pfister Hotel has housed many celebrities of the years, the true stars are our staff. Every week you will meet a member of our staff, and have your chance to share your memories…

07 Mar 10:09 PM 1 Read More...
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