Master chefs of five continents preside over their native
delicacies in the Hilton Cafe International on the Better Living
Center penthouse floor. 18,000 square feet of space are devoted
to delicious dining from North America, South America, Europe,
the Mediterranean and the Orient.
A semi-circular promenade gives access to the five open kitchens.
Patrons may walk from one to another to select a variety of dishes.
They may also limit their selection to one kitchen, any one of
which is equipped to provide a complete meal.
After guests have brought their selections from the kitchens
to their tables, they receive service from colorfully costumed
waitresses who provide cocktails, bread-and-butter, beverages
There is a cocktail lounge which offers a view of the Fair
as does the Cafe itself through sliding glass doors and, when
the weather permits, from colorful umbrella tables.
WFTM, New York's first stereo station, originates its program
"Wendy Barrie at the World's Fair" from the Cafe. Miss
Barrie circulates among the diners, interviewing celebrities
and ordinary Fairgoers alike. The program is heard Monday through
Friday at 1:05 P.M.