Posts Tagged ‘Milwaukee’

Ask Ash: How do you eat a pomegranate?

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 do you eat a pomegranate?

They look unusual, but they’re very easy to eat. Here…

18 May 12:32 PM 0 Read More...

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…

16 May 12:33 PM 0 Read More...

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…

14 May 12:33 PM 0 Read More...

May I Suggest…

The art of the recommendation. It’s a skill born of the preternatural ability to read people and an intimate knowledge of available options. It’s why you go to your local bookstore or record store: the clerks who enthusiastically love what they stock and sell are guaranteed to connect…

12 May 2:59 AM 1 Read More...

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…

11 May 2:42 PM 0 Read More...

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…

10 May 7:08 PM 0 Read More...

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…

10 May 6:48 PM 0 Read More...

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…

20 Apr 9:41 AM 0 Read More...

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…

18 Apr 3:53 PM 0 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...

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...

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...

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...

Cafe at the Pfister New Menu Tasting [PHOTO GALLERY]

Chef Robert Ash took some of the Pfister staff aside to let us know of some items he is dreaming up for the new Pfister Cafe.

Have a look, let us know what you think. Vote for your favorite items by “liking” or commenting on the image on Facebook.

We…

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

Cafe at The Pfister Renovations [VIDEO]

As you know we are transforming the Café at The Pfister with a barista counter offering guests gourmet coffee, freshly basked pastries and other items.

The renovation project has begun and is scheduled for completion at the end of March, but let’s take a look and see how progress…

24 Feb 8:14 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Celebrates Presidents’ Day

The Pfister Hotel has been a historical landmark in the city of Milwaukee for quite some time. Since 1893, The Pfister Hotel has welcomed its designation as the crown jewel of Milwaukee and in some cases, the White House of the West.

With a guest registry that has been signed…

21 Feb 8:47 PM 0 Read More...

The Pfister Hotel Names Next Artist in Residence

Home to more Victorian Art than any other hotel in the world, the historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee for the past two years has hosted a popular artist-in-residence program. The hotel and its selection committee has now chosen its third artist in residence, Shelby Keefe. She will…

18 Feb 5:49 PM 2 Read More...

Love and Pizza

I saw a lot of bouquets on desks yesterday. That’s the nature of the beast, right? What I really wanted to see, however, was adoring couples and cute gestures and candle lit dinners. So, I went to the Pfister.

I found out that Hallmark needn’t intervene; the Pfister…

15 Feb 4:23 PM 1 Read More...

Ryan Seacrest on 99.1 The Mix [AUDIO]

On January 26 on 99.1 The Mix, Ryan Seacrest reflected about his stay in Milwaukee and how much he enjoyed his time at the Pfister Hotel.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: The Pfister: 1.26 Ryan Seacrest

Did you watch American Idol’s visit to Milwaukee…

01 Feb 9:49 PM 0 Read More...

Vote for your favorite: The Pfister Hotel Names Finalists for Artist-In-Residence Program

Home to more Victorian Art than any other hotel in the world, the historic Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee for the past two years has hosted an artist-in-residence program. A selection committee, consisting of members of the local art community, has announced the six finalists for the 2010…

17 Jan 6:03 PM 0 Read More...

Pfister Artist-in-Residence: The Commissioned Work of Art [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…

06 Jan 2:44 PM 0 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...
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