Food & Drink

We’re Renovating the Pfister Cafe

We will soon be transforming a portion of the entrance area of the Café at The Pfister with a barista counter offering guests gourmet coffee on the go and freshly basked pastries and other items. This week, we’ve begun a six-week renovation project of the Café at The…

14 Feb 10:06 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Crossroads

I come from a very small town. Pick just about any country music ditty and the lyrics describe something I grew up with. What’s inevitable about a small town is the odds of bumping into someone you know anywhere you go. My luck was always just after I’d…

12 Feb 10:02 PM 0 Read More...

Strangers on a Bar Stool

Here’s what I like about Mason Street Grill…the vibe. It’s not just the cool jazz in the corner or the hushed lighting at the bar. It’s the eagerness of the patrons. They don’t have the “whew, it’s over” aura of other happy hour revelers…

05 Feb 4:04 AM 2 Read More...

A new face, new menu items at Mason Street Grill

Marcus Restaurants welcomes Ed Carrella as the new General Manager for Mason Street Grill. Carrella’s responsibilities include leading daily operations, managing the restaurant staff and continuing the tradition of providing an incredible dining experience for guests.

07 Jan 6:39 PM 1 Read More...

Milwaukee’s Favorite Cookie: Mochaccino Thins

Congratulations to Mary Lamb, for winning the 2010 Cookie Crown! Milwaukee’s favorite cookie is Mochaccino Thins.

Chef Ash and Chef David stopped by Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin on December 23 to drop off 500 Mochaccino Thins.

Stop by Mason Street Grill, Kil@wat or Milwaukee ChopHouse during the month…

03 Jan 4:53 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender - ESPN Milwaukee Broad Side Battle - Trenni Kusnierek & Jen Lada

ESPN Milwaukee radio personality Trenni Kusnierek and Fox 6′s Jen Lada step behind the bar at Blu to slinging drinks to raise money for the Hunger Task Force.

Watch for more Celebrity BLUtender Battles coming soon!

Pit yourself against a friend or rival in a Celebrity BLUtender competition with…

21 Dec 9:17 PM 0 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender - Jason Wilde [VIDEO]

GreenBay Packer beat writer and ESPN 540 radio personality Jason Wilde stepped behind the bar at Blu to become our inaugural Celebrity BLUtender. After a quick training, from BLU manager Adam Jones, Jason was turned loose to sling drinks to the crowd at BLU and took to it like a…

10 Dec 9:17 PM 1 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel's Holiday Glögg [VIDEO]

As old man winter slowly enters our lives for his winter visit, Valerie has got something to warm you right up and help you beat the winter blues.

It is called glögg. A traditional Sweedish Holiday wine based drink served warm. But our Valerie has put her own spin…

10 Dec 8:05 PM 3 Read More...

Chef Robert Ash on WISN-TV: Making Meals with Marcus Restaurants

Chef Robert Ash did an excellent job this past weekend on WISN-TV. Chef Ash shared two great recipes using chicken. In case you missed it, find his recipes and links to his video demonstration on WISN below.

Chicken Anticuchos

Ingredients:

1 lb chicken breast (cubed), 1 lb shucked Peruvian…

07 Dec 4:03 PM 0 Read More...

Maple Dale School Students Will Shine On Stage at Mason Street Grill

Fox Point’s Maple Dale Jazz Combo Band takes their sound to Mason Street Grill’s music stage this Friday, December 3rd. The group, consisting of seven middle school students, performs there for the first time from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.

Their opportunity was made possible by…

01 Dec 11:10 PM 2 Read More...

Celebrity BLUtender: Put their skills to the test

Nominate, delegate or simply embarrass your coworker, boss, birthday girl or anyone for that matter to be a Celebrity BLUtender! Have them jump behind the bar where Blu Manager Adam Jones will give them a 10-minute tutorial on bartending. Then watch as they display their skills and serve drinks…

01 Dec 10:04 PM 0 Read More...

10 Years of Blu Anniversary Party

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 10 year anniversary Party of Blu. We hope you had as much fun as we had.

Experience live, acoutiscal music every Saturday from 8pm – Midnight beginning this weekend. Here is the schedule of artists.

Saturday, Oct 16                                     Ethan Keller

Saturday, Oct…

14 Oct 7:53 PM 3 Read More...

The Pfister Recommends: Peter Sciortino's Bakery [VIDEO]

Peter Mortensen, the Chef Concierge of the Pfister Hotel is full of amazing recommendations. This week, Peter visits one of his favorite stops on Brady Street, Peter Sciortino’s Bakery.

The Pfister Recommends: Peter Sciortino’s Bakery from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

11 Oct 4:30 PM 0 Read More...

Blu’s Official 10th Anniversary Party

Blu is celebrating a decade of Milwaukee’s best views and creative cocktails. Located on the 23rd floor of downtown Milwaukee’s historic Pfister Hotel, the bar and lounge is commemorating its 10-year anniversary with a huge bash, new live music series, weekly drink specials and events and more…

09 Oct 1:46 AM 1 Read More...

Music on Mason [LIVE MUSIC]

The East Town Association’s Jazz in the Park has come to an end for the season, but the music doesn’t have to stop.

Soothe those Jazz blues at Mason Street Grill, where the music is playing Tuesday through Saturday.

Jamie Briewick Group performs Tuesday & Wednesday from 6…

07 Oct 4:53 PM 3 Read More...

Kurt Fogle, Pfister's Pastry Chef, in "Kings of Pastry"

Today’s the big day. It’s opening night of the Milwaukee Film festival and the Pfister is ready to walk the red carpet.

If we had to pick a recommendation of what to see this year at the festival, it would have to be Kings of Pastry, featuring our…

23 Sep 8:07 PM 1 Read More...

[VIDEO] The Pfister Recommends: George Watts & Son

Peter Mortensen, the Chef Concierge of the Pfister Hotel is full of amazing recommendations. See what he has to say about our neighbor to the north, George Watts and Son and their second floor gem, Watts Tea Room.

The Pfister Recommends: George Watts & Son from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

14 Sep 3:58 PM 1 Read More...

[VIDEO] ESPN Milwaukee's Free Food Friday with Chef Ash

On Friday, September 3, Chef Robert Ash visited the team at 540 ESPN Milwaukee with some items from brunch menu at The Rouge in the Pfister Hotel. Here are some of the highlights from the day.

ESPN Milwaukee’s Free Food Friday with Chef Ash from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

14 Sep 3:53 PM 3 Read More...

[VIDEO] The Pfister Bloody Mary

Stop by the Lobby Lounge and try the signature Pfister Bloody Mary. Valerie has been perfecting the recipe for nearly 35 years.

The Pfister Bloody Mary from PfisterHotel on Vimeo…

13 Sep 3:34 PM 2 Read More...

Cooking with Chef Ash on WISN 12

Chef Robert Ash will be doing two cooking segments tomorrow morning, September 4, 2010, on WISN-TV.

He’ll be demonstrating two Labor Day recipes that viewer can easily make at home.

Tune in around 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. to see Chef Robert Ash work…

03 Sep 9:31 PM 3 Read More...
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