Austrian Chef Creates an Authentic Oktoberfest Menu at Marcus’

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a Fairmont-managed hotel, today announces that in celebration of Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival, Marcus’ will feature a special menu designed by Austrian Chef Martin Krebs. The Oktoberfest menu will be available in addition to the standard Marcus’ menu for dinner on October 2 and 3.

In true Oktoberfest style, the special menu will feature various small dishes highlighting Bavarian specialties including ham, dry sausage, freshly baked pretzel and Obatzta spread, Bauernwurst or Weisswurst (white sausage) with sweet mustard and sauerkraut. Larger plates include Braised Pork Roast, served with sauerkraut, bread dumplings and beer sauce; Pot of German Farmer Sausage, served with black pudding, pork belly, sauerkraut, bread dumplings and cabbage stock; Beef Goulash with Spätzle, served with sour cream; and Veal Schnitzel, served with creamy potato and cucumber salad. Desserts also echo the holiday spirit with specialties including Apple Strudel, with vanilla sauce; and Kaiserschmarrn (fluffy shredded pancakes), served with stewed plums.

“Oktoberfest is celebrated all over the world and as an Austrian chef, it is one of the holidays that I get most excited for from a culinary perspective,” said Martin Krebs, Sous Chef at Marcus’, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. “Bringing an Oktoberfest menu to Marcus’ and the hotel is a chance to showcase some traditional specialties from my home. Ultimately, it is a holiday surrounded with good food and good beer, and that’s not different from what we try and do at Marcus’ everyday!”

Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by phone at 295-3000.

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