McHale's Chef Chris Weist Takes Top Honors

Chef Chris Weist

Our amazing and talented Chef Chris Weist took high honors as the best Chef in Northern Kentucky in 2012 and 2013 as voted on by the readers of NKY Magazine!

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.

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Ceremony and Reception at the Grand
Did you know that 31% of the weddings we hosted in 2016 had both their ceremony and reception at one of our beautifully decorated venues? With just one call you can easily plan both your wedding and reception and enjoy some of these great benefits:

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Do you have a lot of out of town guests? Try to get a hotel that offers a shuttle service! Fewer cars equal fewer pollutants and saves on gas.

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Sam and Bobby: Music Hall Wedding Ceremony and Reception

Take a photo journey with Bobby Zeller and Sam Toebbe as they celebrate at Cincinnati Music Hall (available 2017) on Aug 5, 2011.

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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 ~ Webb Wedding Reception

We loved working with the Gardens to plan our day. Lindsay Morris did everything for us. She was always quick to respond to calls and emails and she did everything possible for us to have an... Read More

Oneness Group

Our event was a major success.  Our experience with McHale's was top notch and beyond expectation.  The service we received from you with our event planning was warm, friendly, helpful and... Read More

Legacy Campaign Closing Ceremony

Brent was amazing to work with! It was a very easy and seamless process.  Brent made everything really easy, she was responsive to any questions I had, and she was always very professional. Jason... Read More

Prickel Wedding Reception

The venue and service was EXTRAORDINARY! No improvements necessary!

Harrison Ceremony & Wedding Reception

Everything was wonderful! Jen was great and extremely flexible with helping us get the planning done with my daughter living out of state. The banquet managers for both nights were awesome and... Read More

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  (859) 442-7776
  (859) 291-9663
1622 Dixie Hwy
Park Hills, KY 41011

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