chad rittenhouse – Executive chef Events & catering
Unabashedly focused, he maintains a calm approach to the chaos we call a kitchen, making Chad a strong leader and a mentor to all who are lucky to work along side him. Chad gives the term 'service with a smile' a whole new meaning dishing his quick wit and humour, while still remaining a pillar of determination and insight. He started his culinary career 5 years ago as a mentee – being mentored under Chef Connie and Chef John at CHARCUT Roast House – working his way up the kitchen ladder to Executive Catering Chef. It is this experience that influenced his leadership style shaping him to be the mentor that his is, leading by example. His natural curiosity for food, flavour, and local ingredients keep him creating new bites and dishes to please every palate. Catering for 1000, no big deal. Chad loves a challenge and steps up to the plate every time. He will make your event extra special by working with you to create custom menus to match your expectations and your budget. If you ever want to know how to smoke the perfect brisket, ask Chad; his specialty is BBQ and he loves to share his knowledge.