Chef Of The Month

Chef of the Month

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

Chef 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, DiCillobegan 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 DiCcillo 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 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 weeklong.

Recently 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 anintimate setting of 15 tables.