It is no longer necessary to stroll the streets of Paris to sample flights of macarons or bite into a sugar dusted scone as the Waldorf Astoria Chicago is serving up the classics in its patisserie pop-up.
From macarons to the buttery Kouign-Amann cakes of Brittany, the Waldorf’s pastry team is making your sweet dreams come true. The Parisian-inspired hotel is upping its breakfast game as Executive Pastry Chef Andrew Johnson and his team creates their delightful twists on French pastries from scratch each day (items range from $5-7). From Thursday through Sunday, guests and locals alike can delight in Waldorf’s “pastry happy hour” in the lobby from 7-10am.
Patisserie Pop-Up Menu:
o Cinnamon Coffee Cake
o Seasonal blood orange golden raisin scones
o Chocolate and hazelnut French macarons (rotating flavors)
o Waldorf’s version of the buttery Kouign-Amann cake filled with homemade almond cream
o Plain croissants, giant chocolate chip cookies and cream cheese Danishes
o Gluten Free Items:
- Nut, chia, flax-seed packed bread
- Banana walnut chocolate chip muffins
o Sunraysia bottled juices (apple, orange, cranberry)