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 and restaurants (Santa Barbara)

Belmond El Encanto and restaurants (Santa Barbara)

Benu (San Francisco)

The Beverly Hills Hotel and restaurants (Beverly Hills)

Hotel Bel Air and restaurants (Bel Air)

Bistro Jeanty (Yountville)

Boulevard (San Francisco)

Californios (San Francisco)

Chez Panisse (Berkeley)

Chez TJ (San Francisco)

Campton Place Restaurant and The Taj Campton Place (San Francisco)

Cotogna (San Francisco)

Four Seasons Biltmore and restaurants (Santa Barbara)

The French Laundry (Napa)

Gary Danko (San Francisco)

Hashiri (San Francisco)

La Folie (San Francisco)

La Toque (Napa)

Lazy Bear (San Francisco)

Manresa (Los Gatos)

Meadowood Napa Valley (Napa)

Mister Jiu’s (San Francisco)

Montage Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach)

Octavia (San Francisco)

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa and restaurants (Ojai)

Perbacco (San Francisco)

Quince (San Francisco)

The Resort at Pelican Hill (Laguna Beach)

The Ritz Carlton San Francisco and Parallel 37 Restaurant (San Francisco)

Saison (San Francisco)

Seven Hills (San Francisco)

1760 (San Francisco)

The Slanted Door (San Francisco)

Sons & Daughters (San Francisco)

SPQR (San Francisco)

Spruce (San Francisco)

Sushi Yoshizumi (San Mateo)

Valette Restaurant (Healdsburg)

Wakuriya (San Mateo)



The Broadmoor (Colorado Springs)

Hotel Jerome (Aspen)

The Little Nell and Element 47 Restaurant (Aspen)

St. Regis Aspen (Aspen)



Homestead Inn-Thomas Henkelmann (Greenwich)

Rebecca’s (Greenwich)



Acqualina Resort & Spa (Bal Harbour)

Addison Reserve Country Club, a private club (Delray Beach)

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)

Ocean Reef Club, a private club (Key Largo)

Osteria Tulia & Bar Tulia (Naples)

Osteria Salina (Delray Beach)

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples (Naples)

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota (Sarasota)

Royal Blues Hotel and Chanson Restaurant (Deerfield Beach)

Sails Restaurant (Naples)

St. Regis Bal Harbour (Bal Harbour)

USS Nemo (Naples)

Victoria and Albert’s (Orlando)



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)

Nico Osteria (Chicago)

North Pond (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)

Nina June (Rockport)

Primo (Rockland)

Suzuki Sushi (Rockland)

The White Barn Inn (Kennebunkport)



Ai Fiori (New York City)

Aldea (New York City)

Aquavit (New York City)

Aska (Brooklyn)

Atera (New York City)

Aureole (New York City)

Babbo (New York City)

Bâtard (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)

Carbone (New York City)

Casa Enrique (New York City)

Casa Mono (New York City)

Chef’s Table at Brooklyn Fare (Brooklyn)

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)

Gotham Bar and Grill (New York City)

Gramercy Tavern (New York City)

Gunter Seeger (New York City)

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

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

L’Appart (New York City)

La Grenouille (New York City)

La Sirena (New York City)

Le Bernardin (New York City)

The Mandarin Oriental, New York (New York City)

Marea (New York City)

Masa (New York City)

The Modern (New York City)

Momofuku Ko (New York City)

Osteria Salina (Wainscott)

The Peninsula New York (New York City)

Per Se (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)