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InterContinental Launches InterContinental Kitchen Cookbook iPad App

Provides Guests with Downloadable IHG Kitchen Recipes

14 September, 2011 - InterContinental Hotels & Resorts' guests will be able to relive their holiday food memories with downloadable recipes from the InterContinental Kitchen Cookbook iPad app, available from today.

Following the success of InterContinental‘s Concierge Insider Guides app for iPad and iPad 2, and IHG's iPhone booking apps for its seven hotel brands, the InterContinental Kitchen Cookbook iPad app is the first food and beverage app from a global hotel brand.

The free app will allow food enthusiasts to recreate and share 32 simple local recipes from 24 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts around the world in their own kitchens, feeding the global desire to recreate restaurant experiences at home.

New recipes to attempt in kitchens at home have been specially selected by hotel Head Chefs, such as the InterContinental New York Times Square cheesecake, a New York City staple, from renowned chef Todd English, and the InterContinental Berchtesgaden Resort's salmon trout, developed by the hotel's Michelin star Head Chef, Ulrich Heiman.

"After great customer feedback on the industry first Concierge iPad app and the InterContinental hotel booking app, we are excited to launch phase one of our InterContinental Kitchen Cookbook iPad app, which showcases some of our world class chefs' favourite local recipes that are enjoyed by our guests all over the world," says Simon Scoot, Vice President, Global Brand Management, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts.

InterContinental properties with recipes featured on the app include:
  • InterContinental Boston
  • InterContinental Buenos Aires
  • Presidente InterContinental Mexico City
  • InterContinental New Orleans
  • InterContinental New York Times Square
  • InterContinental San Francisco
  • InterContinental Real San Salvador
  • InterContinental Toronto Centre
  • InterContinental Asiana Saigon
  • InterContinental Bali Resort
  • InterContinental Bangkok
  • InterContinental Seoul COEX
  • InterContinental Singapore
  • InterContinental Sydney
  • ANA InterContinental Tokyo
  • InterContinental Berchtesgaden Resort
  • InterContinental Doha
  • InterContinental Dubai Festival City
  • InterContinental London Park Lane
  • InterContinental Madrid
  • InterContinental Paris Le Grand
  • InterContinental De La Ville Rome
  • InterContinental Century City Chengdu
  • InterContinental Hong Kong
The InterContinental Kitchen Cookbook app will be available for download on the App Store or from with new recipes added every three months.

(InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global company operating seven well-known hotel brands including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites® . IHG also manages Priority Club® Rewards, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty program with almost 60 million members worldwide.

IHG is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms and IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns, through various subsidiaries, a portfolio of over 4,400 hotels and more than 656,000 guest rooms in 100 countries and territories around the world.

IHG has more than 1,100 hotels in its development pipeline and expects to recruit around 160,000 people worldwide over the next few year.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

IHG offers information and online reservations for all its hotel brands at and information for the Priority Club Rewards program at For our latest news visit, Twitter or YouTube

Joanna Cheok
Global Communications Manager, IHG
+44 (0) 1895 512 112

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