Chris Weist

Executive Chef
(859) 392-8266

Chef Chris, a native of Cincinnati, cut his culinary teeth at age 16, learning to cook steaks to temperature at a local restaurant. He then went on to graduate from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in New York, worked under talented chefs from New York to California, and spent time in Aspen and The Big Island of Hawaii. Chris has a great working knowledge of many types of cuisine and varied cooking techniques. Among his many accomplishments is cooking along side Emeril Lagasse in Seymour Indiana for his Food Network program “Kick your School Lunch up a Notch.” Chris lived in Hawaii for 2 years, allowing him to get in touch with exotic ingredients that found their way to the back door on a daily basis, including fresh fruits and vegetables and, of course, the finest seafood, which he caught and cooked. For the last 10 years, Chris has been honing his skills on the road and delivering restaurant quality food at varied locations, including catering in some of the finest homes for future presidents, and many off site events of various sizes. In 2012 and 2013 Chris was voted Best Chef of Northern Kentucky by NKY Magazine beating out not only catering chefs, but all chefs of northern Kentucky!

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With multiple exquisite venues in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, a reputation for providing delectable cuisine and unparalleled service, and more than 50 years experience in the food and catering industry, the future of McHale’s Events and Catering is unlimited.

Our goal is to continue to exceed all expectations in the area of on-premise and off-premise catering services in the Cincinnati area.

Valerius / Arce Wedding Reception at The Vista Room

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Very accommodating for all of us to see the venue whenever we requested. Our son-in-law and daughter live in Mexico and were able to see... Read More

Geiman / Lewis Wedding Reception at The Pinnacle Ballroom

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I would recommend McHale’s to anyone!! We were planning our event from out of town, and Jen did everything to make the process easier. She was easy to get... Read More

Miller / Fishback Wedding Reception at The Grand Ballroom

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We were blown away by the treatment we got when we arrived for our reception. Every expectation was exceeded and then some.

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Brannen / Cahill Wedding Reception at The Grand Ballroom

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Jen was so wonderful to work with and kept us well informed. She was also very patient when we had multiple questions. Jen also brought... Read More

Clay / Maher Wedding Reception at The Oak and Grille Rooms

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The Staff was always helpful, receptive, and easy to work with.

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   contact (@) mchalescatering.com
  (859) 442-7776
  (859) 291-9663
1622 Dixie Hwy
Park Hills, KY 41011

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