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.

Emily Berger & Andrew Saksa Reception 6/4/16

Our venue provided 6 preferred caterers to choose from depending primarily on budget.  We knew we were going to have a large wedding and my Mom requested a plated meal so I knew I had to be... Read More

Betz/Saarie Wedding 8/20/16

We used McHale's for our wedding and couldn't be more pleased.  From the first meeting, Jen, our event coordintor was friendly and helpful.  The food tasting was fun and they took care of all the... Read More

Jaime Hinners & Andy Baynum Ceremony and Reception at Drees 2/18/17

 We used McHale's to cater our wedding at Drees Pavilion and I couldn't be happier.  The food was delicious and the staff was fantastic. We received numerous compliments on the food & the... Read More

Doris’ 90th Birthday Celebration Hosted by Nancy Caston

Brent, I just want to tell you what an excellent job McHale’s did for my Mom’s party.  Everyone had a great time at the party.  Mom really enjoyed it. You organized and made everything so easy. ... Read More

Strong Ceremony & Wedding Reception 3/25/16

Dear Lisa, Almost an entire year later and not a day has passed without us feeling grateful to you and your team for designing the wedding cake of our dreams. We will highly recommend you and... 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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