Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza’s Orchids at Palm Court has been awarded AAA's Five Diamond Award for 2015. The restaurant, helmed by executive chef and director of food and beverage Todd Kelly, was one of just 63 in North America to receive the rating for 2015 — and the only restaurant in Ohio to do so.
"It’s just so incredible to be in the company of the best of the best in the country, and for our team here at Orchids at Palm Court to receive this prestigious acknowledgement for the hard work we’re doing,” Kelly said in a recent press release.
AAA field inspectors evaluate thousands of lodging and dining establishments each year, rating them between one and five diamonds. A "five diamond" award indicates the establishment has a cutting edge menu, unique food preparation by a highly acclaimed chef and a maître d’ who leads an unobtrusive expert service staff. The rating will be included in the 2015-2016 AAA TourBook.
Other recent awards Orchids at Palm Court has won include
- Being named as OpenTable's “One of the Top 100 Best Restaurants” in America, ranking No. 7 in 2014;
- Chef Kelly was named the American Culinary Federation's U.S.A. Chef of the Year in 2011;
- Forbes rated Orchids “Four Stars” for 2013 and 2014;
- and Zagat named Orchids at Palm Court as Cincinnati's "Top Restaurant" for three consecutive years.
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza and Orchids at Palm Court are located at 35 W. Fifth St., Downtown. For information or reservations, call 513-421-9100 or visit orchidsatpalmcourt.com.