A Winter Park Restaurant
Hours of Operation
The Café at The Alfond Inn
Morning Menu Daily: 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Evening Menu Daily: 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Experience our newly opened artisanal café, featuring a wide selection of dining options. Start your morning with an artfully crafted grab-and-go section. As the sun sets, the ambiance transforms to feature sophisticated bar offerings with a selection of high-end beverages.
Modern Southern Cuisine
Welcome to Hamilton's Kitchen, our restaurant in Winter Park, Florida offering a distinct Central Florida culinary experience fusing locally sourced ingredients with the rustic, open-table charm of a bygone era. Here you will discover traditional Southern fare, prepared with a modern twist and served in a warm setting that brings together friends, family and the greater Winter Park, Florida community at one of the best restaurants in Winter Park.
Hamilton's Kitchen is an inviting space where new relationships can be forged and friendships can be nurtured over food and drink – just as they were by the family hearth.
Named in honor of Hamilton Holt, president of Rollins College from 1925 to 1949, our Winter Park restaurant and lounge embodies one man's pursuit of innovation, quality design and philanthropy. Even Hamilton's eccentricities are on display in our dining room, where different styles of chairs pay homage to his unique brand of hospitality. As the story goes, the iconic eighth president - who lived just a few blocks away - had a habit of inviting too many people to his home for dinner gatherings. "If you can find a chair," he would say," you're welcome in my kitchen." Come in and join us to see what our restaurant in Winter Park, Florida has to offer!
Indeed our kitchen is steeped in history. But it's how we are carrying on Hamilton's legacy that truly creates a lasting impact. Whether staying at The Alfond Inn or simply savoring a glass of wine, your patronage supports scholarships for students to attend Rollins College, one of the nation's premier liberal arts institutions.
Chef Stephen Doyle
Chef Stephen Doyle of Hamilton's Kitchen brings more than two decades of experience as a chef in Orlando-area restaurants. Focusing on using natural and organic products, Chef Doyle's cooking is defined by letting Florida flavors and ingredients shine through in everything that he prepares.
Born in Dublin, Chef Doyle has lived in the U.S. since the early 1990's and most recently served as the Executive Sous Chef at The Alfond Inn at Rollins. Prior to that, he was Executive Chef at Healthy Chef Creations in Winter Park. A veteran of such Orlando restaurants as Church Street Station and Pebbles, Chef Doyle was also the Banquet Chef at Dubsdread Golf Course in Orlando for a decade.
At The Alfond Inn, Chef Doyle oversees Hamilton's Kitchen, with its exposed beams, farmer's table, and Dutch oak floors, the backdrop for Brunch, served seven days a week, as well as Lunch and Dinner. His menu features seasonal specialties, made from scratch items and popular favorites. Our Winter Park restaurant also has a private dining room, accommodating up to 18 guests.