Orchids at Palm Court will be closed on 11/19 through 11/22 as we upgrade and add new carpet. Casual dining options will be available during that time.

Meet The Staff

Orchids at Palm Court is proud to have world-class chefs, offering only the freshest and most innovative cuisine. Meet our chefs, and learn how these artisans have honed their craft.

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Pastry Chef Megan Ketover

As a child, Megan Ketover read every cookbook she could, leading to her first job at a Cincinnati bakery, before later graduating summa cum laude from the Midwest Culinary Institute. In 2009, she won the American Culinary Federation’s Pastry Chef of the Year-Northeast Region, and has also competed on the Food Network’s Challenge, and Bravo’s Top Chef: Just Desserts.

Megan incorporates her passion for the art and science of baking through the desserts, breads, candy and pastry she creates for the French-inspired restaurant and hotel.

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Maître D' Meredith Rakel

Meredith is the Maître d’ and dining room manager of Orchids at Palm Court. She is a Level II Sommelier and has 12+ years of experience in fine dining restaurants. She spent many of those 12 years in New York City in several positions at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse and Del Frisco’s Grill including Company Trainer, Wine Sommelier and Floor Manager. Meredith is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of the Miami University of Ohio.