The Adolphus Announces New Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage

The Adolphus announces Chef Rolf J. Weithofer as Executive Chef of culinary operations and Anna Warren as Director of Food and Beverage for the hotel. The duo brings a refreshed energy and expertise to the historic Dallas hotel.


Relocating from New Jersey, Chef Weithofer brings over 22 years of professional culinary experience to his role at The Adolphus. Most recently, serving as the Executive Chef at Stone Harbor Golf Club, he led the kitchen of two restaurants of the private golf club and was responsible for overseeing daily operations for social banquet events.

Prior to that, Chef Weithofer served as Corporate and Regional Chef in the international food service industry at exclusive restaurants and hotels in New York, Maui, Germany, Japan, Los Angeles, Venezuela, Miami, and Puerto Rico, including the renowned Maxim’s de Paris in New York City.

During his years as Corporate Chef and Partner, Chef Weithofer developed a list of guiding principles he refers to as his “Culinary Commitments” that are dedicated to both his craft and of his team. The 10 commitments for success include components such as customer service, employee engagement, communication, and food quality.

In addition, Chef Weithofer earned numerous awards recognizing his culinary achievements and talent. In 2009 he was awarded the prestigious Hermann G. Rush Award from the American Culinary Federation given to individuals for Culinary Excellence. Weithofer also received a Gold Medal for his participation in the Culinary Olympics in Frankfurt, Germany, as a Culinary Apprentice for the USA-Culinary National Team.

In his role at The Adolphus, Chef Weithofer will lead the culinary direction and oversee operations for all restaurant, bar and catering experiences at the hotel including Rodeo Bar, City Hall Bistro, Otto’s, in room dining, and banquets. He looks forward to preserving the dining experience guests have come to know and expect from The Adolphus, while adding his own culinary perspective on each of the concepts.


Anna Warren brings years of experience in hospitality and food & beverage operations to her role at The Adolphus. Warren first joined The Adolphus in 2016 overseeing the operations of the restaurants and bars within the hotel as Beverage Manager. Since then, she has held various positions in the company ranging from the General Manager of City Hall Bistro, Food and Beverage Recruiter, Senior F&B Operations Manager, and most recently, Assistant General Manager at The Adolphus.

In her new role as Director of Food and Beverage, Warren will oversee the food and beverage operations throughout the property. She will also ensure the financial success of all food and beverage outlets while working closely with the General Manager and Chef Weithofer to create exceptional culinary and guest experiences throughout their visit.

“Chef Weithofer and Anna Warren both bring an immense amount of industry knowledge and vision to their roles at The Adolphus and we’re excited to have them both at the helm of our culinary team in their respective roles,” says Andres Jimenez, Senior Vice President of Restaurants & Bars at Makeready, the management company for The Adolphus. “For over 110 years The Adolphus has been known as a premier dining and hospitality destination in Dallas and Chef Weithofer and Anna will undoubtedly continue the tradition.”

The Adolphus is located at 1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202. For more information on The Adolphus and any of its dining concepts please visit

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