Who is the chef at The Palm Court and what is his background?

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The executive chef at the Palm Court restaurant in New York City’s Plaza Hotel is Willis Loughhead. Chef Loughhead joined the team at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel in early 2010 following stints at Table 8 in the Cooper Square Hotel and Country at the Carleton Hotel. In leading the culinary team at Palm Court, Loughhead brings a modern approach to the tradition and history that are signatures of the Plaza Hotel. His mission to promote the use of seasonal, fresh and organic ingredients is clear in every dish he creates. Whether you visit Palm Court for brunch, lunch or afternoon tea, you will be impressed by the quality of the execution and the creativity of the dishes that Loughhead presents.

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