Chef Chris Stevens’ Tips for Planting Your Own Fall/Winter Vegetable Garden

Plant a vegetable patch this Fall to enjoy before the cold sets in.  You’d be surprised, in just a few weeks you could be savoring harvest-fresh flavors for a fraction of the cost of store-bought produce. As we know here at ACE, growing your own vegetables in extremely rewarding because you manage the both the pesticides and fertilizers. But again, [...]

Learn How to Make our Homemade Mustard Tomato Pizzas! (yes, MUSTARD)

Making pizzas at home shouldn’t intimidate the at-home chef.  In fact, they’re one of the easiest dishes to make and certainly one of the most beloved.  The trick is in the crust.  There’s got to be a crispy crunchy outer crust and a slightly doughy pull away to the bread. From there, it’s as simple as [...]

Chef Chris Stevens Shares Wolfgang Puck’s Recipe for Miso-Glazed Black Cod

One of our most popular entree selections on our new dinner menus from Wolfgang Puck Catering is the Miso Glazed Black Cod.  Guests are pleasantly surprised that this simple fish can take on the Asian-spiced flavor of the miso and mirin without being overpowered by the garlic. The results are light and delicious, sure, but healthy as well!  [...]

Have You Experienced Our Lafayette Ballroom, Patio and Event Deck? Philadelphia’s Newest Party and Wedding Venue

Have you seen our new Lafayette Ballroom and Event Deck?  Take a peek at these two exciting new spaces available for events, parties, meetings and weddings!  The Lafayette Ballroom is a high-ceiling, rustic loft space that offers a large group and intimate warmth that’s hard to find in the Philadelphia area.  Immediately adjacent to the [...]

On the Dinner Menu Tonight: Chef Chris Steven’s Chilled Local Asparagus

On our dinner menu tonight from Wolfgang Puck Catering Executive Chef Chris Stevens:  Chilled Local Asparagus with Meyer Lemon Sabayon with a Basil Vinaigrette.  The ideal way to serve the ever-popular green vegetable!  Fresh, light and refreshing.  Delicious!

Renovations Have Begun in Our Marquis Ballroom and Dining Room!

One of our most popular event spaces, the Marquis Ballroom and Dining Room, began the first exciting stages of its complete renovation this week!  Although we’ve hosted many fabulous weddings, meetings and celebrations in the Marquis over the years, it’s time for a little sprucing up!  First, the demolition of everything but the windows and ceiling!  All the current surfaces, [...]

How Delicious! Chef Chris Stevens’ Recipe for Wild Tandoori Salmon You Can Make at Home

Chef Chris Stevens planted his own herb and vegetable garden on the grounds here at ACE.  In fact, seeing how much he relies on that garden for the freshest ingredients he can get his hands on, it looks like Chef Stevens will be tripling the size of the garden next year!  Nothing beats homegrown, organic produce [...]

Introducing Our New Executive Chef Chris Stevens from Wolfgang Puck Catering!

ACE Conference Center is proud to introduce our new Executive Chef, Chris Stevens! Christopher Stevens, Executive Chef of Wolfgang Puck Catering in Philadelphia, discovered his passion for the culinary arts while experimenting with a cast iron pan, spatula and two eggs at the age of four.  By the time he turned thirteen, Chris knew that [...]

Philadelphia Brides, Please Join Us on September 18th for a Special Bridal Event of Wedding Planning!

Please join us for a very special bridal event at the ACE Conference Center on Sunday, September 18th from noon until 3:30pm.  Featuring our new  in-house, award-winning caterer, Wolfgang Puck Catering, this bridal show will offer our existing wedding clients and potential brides and grooms the opportunity to sample delicious foods while exploring our incredible [...]