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

The Pfister Hotel’s bellman, Harold Lewis, has become quite the local celebrity with his contagious smile, friendly personality and commitment to both guests and local visitors at the hotel. He has even been honored as the model of the utility box outside the Pfister, featured in a Bon-Ton advertisement and surprised with a proclamation in […]


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


OnMilwaukee: 3 dishes: Kenneth Hardiman of Mason Street Grill

OnMilwaukee featured Mason Street Grill’s new executive chef, Kenneth Hardiman in a recent article and highlighted three of the restaurant’s best dishes. Read the full story here.


Daily Herald

Midwest travel: Sky High Silent Yoga takes over Skydeck Chicago
By Jacky Runice
Upward facing dogs
Yoga followed by beer sampling is nothing new. Combine those on the 99th floor of Willis Tower at Skydeck Chicago, and your mountain… Read More


Wisconsin Meetings – Summer 2017

Mindful Meetings: Adding Wellness to Your Event
By Maura Keller
As meeting and event attendees become more health conscious, crave nutritious foods and request meetings that don’t require sitting for hours at a time, meeting venues and planners alike are… Read More


Q&A with Joseph Khairallah from Hotel Business

In a career sea change, Joseph (Joe) S. Khairallah in 2013 made a major move, seguing from a 30-year stretch at Hyatt Hotels & Resorts to Wisconsin-based Marcus Hotels & Resorts, where he served as COO. He was then named president/COO of the company in October 2016.


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. –


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Pastry Chef Sees Sweet Future in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured Travis Martinez, pastry chef at The Pfister Hotel in a recent issue’s “Fork. Life. Spoon” column. Read the full story here.


Hotel Management: 5 Questions for Marcus Hotels’ Joe Khairallah

Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ President and Chief Operating Officer, Joe Khairallah was featured in Hotel Management. Khairallah discuss what he has learned over the course of his career and where he sees the hospitality industry going in the future. Read more here.


KETV-TV: Summer Recipes from Omaha’s own ‘Society 1854’

Omaha Marriot Downtown‘s executive chef, Brent Hockenberry was featured on KETV-TV, the local ABC affiliate in Omaha, Neb., discussing recipes for summer. Recipes included roasted fingerling potatoes with gremolata, caramelized squash with summer peaches and arugula and summer succotash with garlic crema and paprika glaze. Watch the full clip here.


Omaha World Herald: New restaurant, bar coming to Capitol District Marriott this summer

The Omaha World-Herald ran an article highlighting the Omaha Marriott Downtown at the Capitol District‘s new dining concepts – Society 1854 and Burdock + Bitters. Read the full story here.



NEWS RELEASE PFISTER® NARRATOR-IN-RESIDENCE NICOLE MATTKE LAUNCHES PFISTER BOOK CLUB PROGRAM Nicole Mattke Invites the Public to Participate in the First-Ever Pfister Book Club July 13 Milwaukee, Wis., June 29, 2017 – The historic AAA Four-Diamond Pfister Hotel, owned and managed by Marcus® Hotels & Resorts, today unveiled The Pfister Book Club, a year-long book […]

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