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.

* The Knot Review *

Our wedding was on June 30th, 2017 and I cannot say enough good things about McHale's and specifically, The Gardens. From start to finish, the experience was perfect. The value of what we got to... Read More

Ganshirt Wedding Reception

Hello!!!!! Can I just tell you we had the absolute BEST time at our wedding Friday night! Every single person was over the top sweet and so accommodating. Everyone was so genuine and helpful, I... Read More

Padurean ~ Day Wedding Reception

Hi ladies,I wanted to share with you both just how very pleased we were with our experience this past weekend. Nothing but an exceptional effort from all. I will continuously share with folks... Read More

LULAC - The League of United Latin American Citizens

Lindsay, On behalf of LULAC Cincinnati we want to thank you and your staff for doing a great job at our Awards Gala September 29.   The food and the service were outstanding.  Please give our... Read More

Grand Ballroom is a Perfect Wedding Venue

Perfect Wedding venue! Everything from the staff and service to the food and cake were amazing! Brent was there every step of the way to keep us on track - from planning the menu to finalizing... Read More

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

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