Sourcing products locally is an expectation these days, but when it comes to finding lobster and crabs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that’s not possible. So, Mark Weber, executive chef at Mason Street Grill in the Pfister Hotel, has decided to do the next best thing. Earlier this year, Weber embarked on his second stone crab-fishing excursion, [...]
Chef Mark Weber highlights Mason Street Grill’s spring 2012 lobster dishes, including Lobster Cocktail, Lobster Salad, Broiled Stuffed Lobster, and Lobster Boil. Plus, more about Mason Street Grill’s direct sourcing with Ready Seafood in Maine as well as additional dishes on the new spring menu. Check out www.masonstreetgrill.com for more information. View video
Would you like to meet some of Wisconsin’s finest chefs? Maybe get a little bit of advice from them about how to make your home cooking shine? Would you enjoy a leisurely weekend lunch at one of Milwaukee’s finest restaurants? Then, you’d be the perfect match for the Marcus Chef Series, a sequence of two-hour [...]
The Pfister Hotel bid farewell to to Artist-in-Residence Shelby Keefe on Tuesday night with a public reception in the Rouge ballroom that featured the unveiling of Keefe’s awe-inspiring legacy painting, Reflecting on the Day. The piece will become part of the Pfister’s extensive permanent collection, and will be displayed alongside the legacy painting by 2010-2011 Artist-in-Residence, Katie [...]
Mason Street Grill’s Executive Chef, Mark Weber, recently embarked on a Florida fishing trip to learn more about what it is like to catch the highly prized seafood delicacy, the Florida Stone Crab. We learn what it takes to get the crabs back to Milwaukee, fresh and daily. Head to www.masonstreetgrill.com for more information.
Marcus Corp. is bringing back its chefs series for a winter rendition after a successful fall session. The winter series highlights everything from shellfish to tropical cooking. And of course, there’s a session on cooking for the “big game” the day before the Super Bowl. The classes are held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. [...]
My trip to Milwaukee had a disturbing start. I missed my plane. Not the understandable “got stuck in traffic” kind of missed my plane. First clue was when I went online to print my boarding pass and the message said, “No boarding passes are available for this flight.” It was shortly after that that I [...]