The Pfister Hotel Press Coverage

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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 […]

Pfister Hotel nominated for Best Historic Hotel 2017

Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the nominee finalists for the 2017 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence. These Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate the finest historic hotels and hoteliers across the nation and around the world. 2017 Award Nominations Press Release

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Features The Pfister Hotel Pastry Chef, Travis Martinez

Travis Martinez, the new pastry chef at The Pfister Hotel was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read about his past culinary experience and the inspiration behind his work.

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