Thursday, December 27

Orchids at Palm Court at Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Named One of Top 100 Restaurants

 *Press Release*
CINCINNATI – Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is pleased to announce that the hotel’s fine-dining establishment, Orchids at Palm Court, has been recognized as One of the Top 100 Restaurants Overall in the U.S.A. by OpenTable. The list of winners is derived from nearly five million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The best overall restaurants award is based on reviews collected from OpenTable diners between December 2011 and November 2012. For more information about all of the restaurants on this list, visit
Orchids at Palm Court and Chef Kelly have been honored with numerous awards including the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) coveted four-diamond award for excellence for eight consecutive years; Polly Campbell, The Cincinnati Enquirer’s restaurant critic, gave the Orchids a five-star (extraordinary) rating; Zagat Survey named Orchids Cincinnati’s “Top Overall Restaurant” for 2013, 2012 & 2011; Cincinnati Magazine named Orchids #1 restaurant in the city for the fourth consecutive year (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009); Chef Kelly was named the American Culinary Federation’s 2011 Chef of the Year, the highest honor given in the 50,000+ chef national organization, and he is one of Hilton Hotel and Resorts’ Signature Chefs, just one of six in the USA.

Click link to order Chef Todd Kelly's Cookbook Todd Kelly's Orchids at Palm Court.

About Orchids at Palm Court and Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Orchids at Palm Court is part of The Restaurants at Palm Court which also includes The Bar at Palm Court and The Grille at Palm Court. They are located in Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 West Fifth Street, downtown Cincinnati. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza opened in 1931 and is one of the world’s finest examples of French art deco architecture, while the restaurant features rare Brazilian rosewood walls with German silver-nickel metalwork and lighting fixtures.
The two-story ceiling features large Romanesque murals and on the north end of the restaurant is an original Rookwood Pottery fountain flanked by two large seahorses which illustrates the magnificent examples of art deco in the restaurant. The hotel is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, is a registered National Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Website: Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Images furnished by Hilton-Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated fine-living, travel columnist, freelance writer and photographer, and performing arts and restaurant critic for Gotta Go. Read Infused, her spirits, wine & beer lifestyle column, at and and catch her as Indy’s Entertainment Adviser on 93 WIBC. Gotta Go is published on,, an in print. Follow her on Twitter @GottaGo, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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