The Pfister Hotel Press Coverage

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Experience the tradition of afternoon tea at the Pfister® hotel

The Pfister Hotel’s 10th Artist in Residence and local fashion designer, Stephanie Schultz has been using her residency to create a collection of pieces inspired by the historic hotel. Learn more about her creative process, her collection and more from Milwaukee PBS’s The Arts Page. https://www.pbs.org/video/exceptional-and-original-bjfn2z/ When hotels try to be good local citizens, one […]

The Pfister Hotel featured in Historic Hotels of America’s Top 25 Most Magnificent Ceilings and Domes

The Pfister Hotel lobby ceiling is as iconic as the 125-year-old hotel itself. The ceiling’s mural is painted like the sky to recall the lobby’s original 1893 vaulted skylight. It now showcases artistic and aethereal beauty. Learn more about the hotel’s historic and magnificent ceiling at Historic Hotels of America. More info: https://www.historichotels.org/ceilings.php

The Pfister Hotel’s 125th Anniversary Featured in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

From its Victorian art collection, sweeping hallways, soaring ceilings and seventh-floor ballroom, The Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee is known as the most iconic hotel in Milwaukee. Learn about its 125 year history and what this magnificent hotel means to Milwaukee. https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2018/04/30/milwaukees-pfister-hotel-125-years-history-hospitality-and-heart/558810002/

Afternoon Tea featured on the Food Network

From tea and finger sandwiches served in the traditional English style to cakes and scones with a Mediterranean twist, check out some of the best spots across the country to lift your pinkie, including Afternoon Tea at The Pfister Hotel. View the full slideshow online: https://www.foodnetwork.com/restaurants/photos/10-afternoon-tea-spots-across-the-country

The Pfister Hotel names six finalists for its 10th artist in residence

Milwaukee, Wis., January 16, 2018 – The AAA Four-Diamond Pfister® Hotel, owned and managed by Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, today announced six finalists for the 2018-2019 Artist-in-Residence program. This year’s finalists are Katheryn Corbin, ceramic figure sculpture; Clare Jorgensen, encaustic painter; Heidi Parkes, fiber artist; Kate Schaffer, painter; Stephanie Schultz, fashion designer; and Alice Wilson, living statue performer, costume and makeup designer. Works of the six […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Greendale High School home to Wisconsin Restaurant Association Mentors of the Year

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently featured Brian Frakes, Executive Chef of The Pfister Hotel, on his role as a mentor in the ProStart culinary competition at Greendale High School in Greendale, Wis. The ProStart® program, administered by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC and state restaurant associations, is a college-prep, two-year curriculum designed to teach high […]


Hotel Celebrates 10th Artist in 2018 Milwaukee, Wis., November 29, 2017 – The AAA Four-Diamond Pfister Hotel, owned and managed by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, is in search of its next Artist in Residence. Entering its 10th year, The Pfister Hotel’s internationally recognized Artist-in-Residence program is an opportunity for an artist to be at the […]

Brian Frakes Honored with Salute to Excellence Award

Brian Frakes, Executive Chef at the Pfister Hotel/Marcus Hotels and Resorts in Milwaukee, will receive the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s (WRA EF) Salute to Excellence Mentor Award at the industry’s Celebration of Excellence dinner taking place on October 22nd at the Osthoff Resort in Elkhart Lake. He is honored for his dedication to excellence […]

The Pfister® Hotel’s Afternoon Tea Service Returns October 20

NEWS RELEASE The Traditional Afternoon Tea Experience Returns Just in Time for the Holiday Season Milwaukee, Wis., October 18, 2017 – The Pfister Hotel’s popular afternoon tea service is returning Friday, October 20 and will run through April 1, 2018. Reminiscent of the 19th century, The Pfister’s afternoon tea offers an elegant experience perfect for […]

This Milwaukee man has become a bit of a celebrity for getting big name hotel guests

Working in hospitality can sometimes be a tiring and thankless job, but one local man’s positive personality is doing more than just comforting guests. If you’ve been to the Pfister Hotel lately, there’s a good chance you’ve seen him because he greets every guest with respect from the moment they walk in the door. Brian […]

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