The Ritz-Carlton gets a remodel

Chef Mark Payne | Deca

Chef Mark Payne hanging out in his new space.

Members of the media were plied with champagne and chocolate before traipsing through the newly remodeled Ritz-Carlton. It was a treat to peek into the Presidential Suite and see how the other half lives, but I was more interested in Chef Mark Payne’s new menu for Deca. The emphasis on locally-sourced ingredients may not seem as flashy as the prominent wood, gold and marble decor, but with dishes like the Salade Nicoise and the Burrata cheese? There’s plenty to wow the taste buds.

Ahi Tuna Confit Salade Nicoise

Ahi Tuna Confit Salade Nicoise will lure me back.

Deca at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
160 East Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 266-1000
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I was invited to this event as a member of the media and attended free-of-charge.

  1. RoXiEbLaCkHeArT left a comment on May 4, 2010 at 1:57 pm

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  2. alari31 left a comment on May 4, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    @ChicagoBites The staircase! Love the pics.

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