The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa Announces Anthony Dicillo as the Chef de Cuisine at Hollywood Prime - Food & Beverage Magazine

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa Announces Anthony Dicillo as the Chef de Cuisine at Hollywood Prime

Chef de Cuisine Chef DiCillo

Award-Winning Restaurant Now Open Seven Days & Adds New Menu Items

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa Announces Anthony Dicillo as the Chef de Cuisine at Hollywood PrimeChef Anthony Dicillo has been named Chef de Cuisine at Hollywood Prime, The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa’s AAA Four-Diamond rated steakhouse in Hollywood, Florida. In this position, Dicillo will be first-in-command in managing all executive operations and employees in the kitchen of the award-winning restaurant.

Prior to applying his culinary management knowledge at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Dicillo began his Starwood career at The Westin Peachtree Plaza at the Sundial restaurant. A graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, Dicillo also worked with some of Atlanta’s finest chefs at the Cassis restaurant located at The Grand Hyatt in Buckhead, GA.

“We are thrilled to announce Chef Anthony Dicillo as the Chef de Cuisine at Hollywood Prime,” said Ed Walls, general manager of the resort. “He has already proven to be an invaluable asset to the restaurant, and will continue to treat our diners the topnotch cuisine they have known to expect from Hollywood Prime as we expand service to seven days a week.”

In addition to helping the award-winning restaurant add Sunday and Monday service to its operations, Chef Dicillo will also be adding new menu items and specials. Every Sunday, diners can choose from a a specially-crafted prime rib and creamy horseradish sauce entrée, as well as mouthwatering daily specials such as escargot, 28 oz. dry age prime bone in rib eye, or a chilled seafood trio. The restaurant has also introduced three new wet-aged, prime cuts from Brandt Beef including a 48 oz. and 28 oz. porterhouse steak, and a 12 oz. bone-in filet that guests can enjoy all week long.

The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa Announces Anthony Dicillo as the Chef de Cuisine at Hollywood PrimeRecently awarded the 2013 Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence, Hollywood Prime has over 600 wine selections, with menu items ranging from $29.95 to $125 in an intimate setting of 15 tables. For more information or to make reservations, call 954-602-8347 or visit www.hollywoodprime.com/

The beachfront Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa is ideally located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami and nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. In addition to Hollywood Prime, the resort is also home to Rivals Waterfront Sports Grille, an outdoor eatery Splash Bar & Grille, and the Café serving breakfast and lunch. Other resort amenities include two oversize outdoor pools, two marinas, an 18-hole championship golf course managed by Troon Golf®, a 10-clay court Tennis Center, and a brand new 14,000-square-foot Heavenly Spa by Westin™.

To make a reservation at Hollywood Prime visit www.hollywoodprime.com. For more information about The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa visit www.diplomatresort.com.

About The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa
The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa is conveniently located on the beach between Fort Lauderdale and the international hub of Miami. With 998 rejuvenating guest rooms, The Diplomat offers an array of amenities including several cuisine options from award-winning seafood and steakhouse Hollywood Prime to 24-hour in-room dining. The Diplomat’s convention center provides over 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting and catering space including four ballrooms, a 50,000 square foot unobstructed Great Hall and 39 individual meeting rooms. For further information visit online at www.DiplomatResort.com.

About Westin Hotels & Resorts
Westin Hotels & Resorts offers innovative programs that transform every aspect of a stay into a revitalizing experience. All Westin signature services – like the Heavenly Bed, delicious SuperFoodsRX and WestinWorkout studio – have been designed with the guests’ well-being in mind. Westin Hotels, with more than 186 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

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