Restaurants & Hotels (U.S./North America)

PLATINUM PALATE Award-Winners are my most highly regarded establishments worldwide whose standards and commitment to excellence are second to none! For more information on Golden Palate and Platinum Palate, please contact: 


The Platinum Palate Award is an honorary designation, subject to annual review and renewal by Fred Bollaci and/or members of the Fred Bollaci Enterprises Advisory Board. 


Hotels & Restaurants



Acquerello (San Francisco)

Auberge du Soleil (Napa Valley)

Bacara Resort & Spa (Santa Barbara)

Belmond El Encanto (Santa Barbara)

The Beverly Hills Hotel (Beverly Hills)

Hotel Bel Air (Bel Air)

Bistro Jeanty (Yountville)

Four Seasons Biltmore (Santa Barbara)

The French Laundry (Napa)

Gary Danko (San Francisco)

La Toque (Napa)

Meadowood Napa Valley (Napa)

Montage Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach)

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa (Ojai)

The Resort at Pelican Hill (Laguna Beach)



Hotel Jerome and Prospect, J-Bar, and The Living Room (Aspen)

The Little Nell and Element 47 and Ajax Tavern (Aspen)

St. Regis Aspen, The Portal @ TQD, and Chef’s Club by Food & Wine Magazine (Aspen)



Homestead Inn-Thomas Henkelmann (Greenwich)



Acqualina Resort & Spa (Bal Harbour)

Beach Bistro (Anna Maria Island)

Bern’s Steakhouse (Tampa)

Bleu Provence (Naples)

The Breakers (Palm Beach)

Cafe Boulud (Palm Beach)

Donatello Restaurant (Tampa)

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa (Manalapan)

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach (Palm Beach)

Four Seasons Surfside at The Surf Club and Le Sirenuse Miami

The French Brasserie Rustique (Naples)

Gasparilla Inn & Club and The Pink Elephant Restaurant (Boca Grande)

Maison Blanche (Longboat Key)

Marcello’s La Sirena (West Palm Beach)

Marco Ocean Beach Resort and Sale e Pepe Restaurant (Marco Island)

Osteria Tulia & Bar Tulia (Naples)

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples (Naples)

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota (Sarasota)

Royal Blues Hotel and Chanson Restaurant (Deerfield Beach)

St. Regis Bal Harbour (Bal Harbour)

USS Nemo (Naples)



La Grotta (Atlanta)

The Cloister (Sea Island)

The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club (Sea Island)



Four Seasons Maui at Wailea (Maui)

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai (Hawaii)

Montage Kapalua Bay (Maui)

The St. Regis Princeville Resort (Kauai)



The Langham Chicago and Travelle Restaurant (Chicago)

Spiaggia (Chicago)

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago and Sixteen Restaurant (Chicago)



The Wauwinet and Topper’s Restaurant (Nantucket)

Wequassett Resort & Golf Club and 28 Atlantic Restaurant (Orleans/Cape Cod)

Wheatleigh (Lenox)



Camden Harbour Inn (Camden)

Eventide (Portland)

The White Barn Inn (Kennebunkport)



Babbo (New York City)

Blue Hill (New York City)

Blue Hill at Stone Barns (Pocantico Hills/Westchester)

Bouley (New York City)

Cafe Boulud (New York City)

Daniel (New York City)

Del Posto (New York City)

Eleven Madison Park (New York City)

Felidia (New York City)

Gabriel Kreuther (New York City)

Glenmere Mansion (Chester)

The Golden Pear Cafe (The Hamptons)

Gramercy Tavern (New York City)

Gurney’s Resort & Seawater Spa and Scarpetta Restaurant (Montauk)

Jean-Georges & Jean-George’s Nougatine (New York City)

La Grenouille (New York City)

Le Bernardin (New York City)

The Mandarin Oriental, New York (New York City)

Marea (New York City)

The Peninsula New York (New York City)

The Point (Saranac Lake)

The Ritz-Carlton Central Park (New York City)

St. Regis New York (New York City)



Castle Hill Inn (Newport)

Ocean House (Watch Hill)



The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Kiawah Island)



The Perfect Wife (Manchester)

The Reluctant Panther (Manchester)

Windham Hill Inn (West Townshend)



The Inn at Little Washington (Washington)