Dining at home this Valentine’s Day? Six of our Hilton chefs—from Auckland to Edinburgh, and everywhere in-between—are sharing their most romantic recipes so that you can create an unforgettable dining experience at home. Read on and get ready to delight your loved one with a special dish at breakfast, lunch, dinner—or, of course, dessert.
Full recipes can be found at the end of the story (or by clicking each recipe name).
In honor of the famous Eggs Benedict dish that was first created by Waldorf Astoria New York; over in Scotland, guests of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian enjoy a Scottish twist on the recipe with the addition of beautiful Scottish Smoked Salmon. Eggs Royale makes for the perfect romantic breakfast, guaranteed to impress your special someone on Valentine’s morning.
Surprise that special someone with a light and delicious breakfast that looks as great as it tastes. Executive Chef Brandon Park's Strawberry Beet Chia Pudding recipe is guaranteed to win some brownie points. This easy, no-bake recipe can be prepared in under 10 minutes and can be stored in the fridge to surprise your sweetheart. Creamy and satisfying, the pudding is loaded with protein, fiber and omega-3s.
Why settle for surf or turf when you can have both! Bringing land and sea together for a special romantic meal, indulge this Valentine’s Day on this fun take of a classic combination. This luxurious meal is bound to leave you and your partner in the best of spirits.
Celebrate your romance with a meal that captivates the eyes as much as it does the palette. Chef Astiti’s Pink Crusted Barramundi is a simple yet extravagant dish, featuring a sweet and buttery fish with a crumbly first bite and a side of locally sourced sautéed organic vegetables. As tasty as it is healthy, the dish is packed with protein, omega 3s and essential minerals. Ready in just 15 minutes for your special someone.
This mouth-watering dish will add the spark to your Valentine’s Day dinner. Courtesy of chef Hany Abdellatif, the elements of the Beef Tenderloin on Spinach Bed sit beautifully together alongside a delicious cauliflower mash, decorated with crispy potato croquette and wild mushroom sauce. Surprise your loved one with your culinary skills as you follow the easy-to-make-at-home recipe for a delightful, cosy and classy dinner.
There’s a lot more than meets the eye with this decadent dessert. While this romance-themed dish may require a lot of passion and effort, the challenge is definitely worth the end result! The decadent and innovative dessert has three layers of sweet surprises for couples, creating an amalgamation of flavors starting with an aptly colored, rose chocolate coating garnished with candy pearls and edible flowers. Once sliced, the dessert’s top layer opens to a second layer of yogurt mousse and finally, a rich and delectable strawberry mousse center sitting atop a vanilla cookie base. What an end to a delicious day!
For those who prefer to order out this Valentine’s Day, Hilton Honors, the guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 hotel brands, allows members to earn Points toward free hotel nights when they dine at thousands of restaurants in the Hilton Honors Dining Program. When a member joins and spends $25 at a participating restaurant within the first 30 days, they earn 1,000 Bonus Points. Members can also earn up to eight Bonus Points for every $1 spent when they dine.