Celebrity Chef David Burke Joins Adelphi/Salt&Char

April 11, 2018

Did you hear the news? Celebrity Chef David Burke has joined The Adelphi Hotel and Salt & Char as their culinary director.

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You might recognize him from Iron Chef America, or from his many successful restaurants across the country. Now, we’ll have him overseeing some of the most pristine properties on Broadway.

For the full press release, see below –


World Renowned Restaurateur Chef David Burke to Bring His Culinary Talent to Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, NY – April 11, 2018 – The Adelphi Hospitality Group (AHG) is excited to announce that the esteemed Chef David Burke has joined the team at The Adelphi Hotel and Salt & Char as Culinary Director, overseeing all food and beverage operations. Chef Burke joined the hotel this month and is currently working to refine the elevated dining experience at the restaurants as well as catering and in-room dining services. Chef Burke and his culinary team will reveal enhanced menus that will echo his signature style for The Adelphi Hotel’s restaurant concepts, The Blue Hen and Morrissey’s Lounge, as well as the adjacent Salt & Char. Details on the enhancements will be announced at a later date. 

“Chef Burke and I have a longstanding business relationship and friendship, so it is with great pride and confidence that we welcome him to our family in Saratoga Springs,” saidLarry Roth, Co-Owner of Adelphi Hospitality Group. “Chef Burke is known for his world-class restaurants that offer guests not only some of the most delicious food but also an overall exceptional dining experience. We are thrilled to be bringing someone of Chef Burke’s caliber to The Adelphi Hotel and Salt & Char.” 

“I’m grateful for the wonderful opportunity to be heading up the culinary concepts at such an iconic and historical property such as The Adelphi Hotel,” said Chef David Burke. “Saratoga Springs is a special town with a warm and welcoming community. I look forward to spending a lot of time in the area and getting to know the people and region even better.”

The Adelphi Hotel features a collection of curated event spaces that include the new 2,300 square foot Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate large events when combined with The Blue Hen for weddings or conventions. Chef Burke will work closely with the property’s Director of Events, Connie Slocum, to create extraordinary catering menus and memorable experiences. The hotel’s Drawing Room is ideal for cocktail receptions and seated dinners while the iconic Library offers guests flexible space for dinner parties and private celebrations.

Originally built in 1877, The Adelphi Hotel boasts of a vivid, modern reimagining of classic Victorian luxury following a five-year renovation. The property is a cultural icon in Saratoga Springs, an upstate New York town known for its historic charm, Victorian architecture, arts community, horseracing, and more.

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