Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition: Episode 2

The second episode of Season Three of the Emmy-award-winning Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition is now live! Episode two, “Mystery Casting Challenge” premiered last night at midnight. Pastry Chef Meg Galus and three other top pastry chefs challenge consisted of designing a dessert in a four-inch sphere mold with 90% of the dessert consisting only of a single cast, and 10% supporting ingredients based on the plate.

Watch the video to see Chef Meg create an incredible chocolate dessert alongside other chefs and find out what the celebrity judges (Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour, Chef Curtis Duffy, Will Goldfarb) have to say about each dessert.

Stay tuned to our blog, as the next episode premieres on March 17, 2014.

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Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition

Season three of the Emmy award-winning Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition features four Chef finalists chosen from pastry chef submissions throughout the globe battling head to head to at The Chicago School of Mold Making Creative Center, all captured in a webisode series.

We are thrilled to announce that Chef Meg Galus was  selected to compete as finalist alongside several talented pastry chefs from across the globe. This year’s celebrity judges are Pastry Chef Antoinio Bachour from St. Regis Bal Harbour in Miami, Curtis Duffy from  Grace in Chicago, and avant garde globe-trotter Will Goldfarb representing Ku De Ta in Bali.

Each webisode series will be released once a month, stay tuned to watch Chef Meg accept each week’s challenge and watch each chef creatively broadcast their creations. The next webisode premieres on February 17, 2014.

Champagne Legacies, Caviar Delicacies

Champagne and Caviar Masters of Food and Wine Park Hyatt

Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine is a series of incredible culinary experiences hosted at Park Hyatt locations around the world, including Park Hyatt Chicago. We are thrilled to announce 2014’s Masters of Food & Wine events that are scheduled to take place throughout the year. These engaging events invite local residents and hotel guests to interact with our award-winning chefs, sommeliers and specialists throughout the evening. 

Our first 2014 event, “Champagne Legacies, Caviar Delicacies” takes place this March. Join us as one of our sommelier’s hosts a tour of influential Champagne Houses, paired alongside a NoMI-style caviar tasting on March 15 for $150 per person. 

To secure your reservation, please call (312) 239 4030.  Please note, availability is limited. 

For more information on other Park Hyatt Masters events in renowned destinations around the world, please visit


Valentine’s Day 2014


Pamper your loved one at Park Hyatt Chicago this Valentine’s Day, without ever having to leave the hotel. Enjoy a weekend of romance with our Stay More, Save More package, which offers 20% savings on two-night stays and 30% savings on three or more night stays. Click here to book now. 

Valentine’s Day  at NoMI Restaurant

Join us up in NoMI Kitchen for dinner on Friday, February 14, 2014 for an exquisite four-course dinner menu, featuring an array of options including hamachi crudo, oxtail and foie gras terrine, prime beef filet, ricotta gnocchi and desserts such as lychee bavarian or chocolate bombe for $125 per person. Reservations are recommended.

Valentine’s Day at NoMI Spa

NoMI Spa’s Valentine’s Offer includes a romantic “Suite Retreat” available from February 13 through 17, 2014. Enjoy a relaxing customized couple’s massage following by your private “suite retreat time” to enjoy the kholer steam shower, NoMI chocolates and tea paring, and a special gift with a note to your valentine personalized by you, all in the comfort of your private spa suite.

If you’re searching for gift recommendations, a spa certificate from NoMI is always a great choice to give the gift of relaxation. Book your Spa reservation now. 

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NoMI Spa Special: February

Refresh, Revive Spa TreatmentsWarm up this winter at NoMI Spa. During the entire month of February, come experience everything NoMI has to offer, including our Winter Warm Up package, which includes a 45 minute Signature Facial and 45 minute Custom Massage plus a complimentary box of Ikaati tea. This package is offered for $200 (gratuity not included, total retail value $250) throughout February 2014.

For more information, call 312.239.4200, e-mail or visit our website.

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