Prior to joining The Bellevue Hotel, Chef Amy served as Executive Sous Chef at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. for 14 years. Her 25-year tenure with Hyatt also includes time as Sous Chef at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago in Rosemont, Ill. and acting Executive Chef at the Hyatt Deerfield in Deerfield, Ill. Before being hired by Hyatt, Chef Amy received her certificate of chef training from the Washburne Trade School in Chicago and graduated with a degree in hospitality and tourism management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
Chef Amy looks forward to continuing the elegance and storied history of The Bellevue Hotel and using locally sourced ingredients to complement the inventive cuisine in the XIX dining room, which is known for its panoramic views from the 19th floor of Philadelphia's only hotel on the National Register of Historic Places.
18 June 2019 — A tenured industry veteran, Rackliff is responsible for all aspects of operations at the hotel including an extensive lobby renovation, which is slated to finish by the fall of this year.
Rackliff's resume boasts more than 30 years with Hyatt.