douglas katz


culinary institute of america
hyde park, new york
a.o.s. degree in culinary arts,
april 1994

university of denver
denver, colorado
b.s.b.a. hotel and restaurant management
november 1991

awards and career highlights

james beard award nomination best chef of the great lakes 2014
cleveland independents, board president, 2009-2011
crain’s cleveland business “who’s who, 150 names to know in northeast ohio”  november 2010
cooking for solutions, celebrity chef ambassador at the monterey bay aquarium, 2007 – 2011
art of the table, salt lake city olympics, february 22, 2002
food network appearances, rachel ray and unique eats
reader’s digest, rising star of american cuisine, august 1999
james beard foundation dinners, host chef, april 1999, may 2000, april 2003, may 2004
five star sensation, a benefit including celebrity chefs, june 1999
esquire magazine, the best new restaurants of 1998

professional history

the katz club diner
cleveland heights, ohio
proprietor, since 2013 (current)

provenance at the cleveland museum of art
cleveland, ohio
chef/partner, since 2012 (current)

fire food and drink
cleveland, ohio
owner/executive chef, since 2001 (current)

moxie, the restaurant
beachwood, ohio
executive chef – douglas katz

the little nell hotel
aspen, colorado
executive chef – george mahaffey

wildwood restaurant
portland, oregon
executive chef – cory schreiber

boston harbor hotel
boston, massachusetts
executive chef – daniel bruce