Kathy Casey is a celebrity chef, mixologist and pioneer in the bar-chef movement.
She played a key role in bringing Northwest cuisine to national prominence and, as one of the first female executive chefs in the United States. Early in her career she was named one of Food & Wine Magazine's "Hot New American Chefs." She has also been touted as being the original Bar Chef and was named one of the top 10 most influential bar people of the past 25 years by Cheers Magazine.
Kathy is the owner of Kathy Casey Food Studios® - Liquid Kitchen®, a global agency specializing in food, beverage and concept development, innovation, menu training, opening support, branding and photography. Some of her clients include Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, Islands Restaurants, Kona Grill, Odyssey Seafood, National Amusements Theaters, California Pizza Kitchen, Landry's, Sunkist, Alaska Seafood Marketing, The National Honey Board, Norwegian Cruise Line, HMS Host and Monin Gourmet Flavors - just to name a few. Prominent spirit companies also utilize her cocktail innovation and development skills.
She also owns Dish D'Lish a "Food to Go-Go®" concept and the companion line of products and Rel'Lish Burger Lounge™. Kathy is also a founding partner in 1915 KCHouse Concepts, a women owned airport F&B operations company. Lucky Louie Fish Shack™ was their first opening at Sea-Tac Airport, which opened in early 2019.
As an industry leader in culinary and cocktail trend identification, Kathy is a frequent speaker on the topic. Her signature presentation, #SippingSocialTrends, is a favorite for beverage corporations and hospitality groups nationwide. Kathy is also a frequent presenter at VIBE, The Flavor Experience, International Association of Culinary Professionals, Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, Hospitality Executive Exchange, Culinary Institute of America World of Flavors, Tales of the Cocktail, International Food Bloggers Conference, and NRA/BAR.
She has been featured in numerous national publications including Esquire, USA Today, Fortune, People Magazine, Cheers, Food Arts, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Time Out, The San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She has appeared on shows such as CNN, Good Morning America, Food Network's Unwrapped, Travel Channel's Cooking Across America, The Larry King Show, Fine Living's Great Cocktails, CBS This Morning and Northern Exposure. You can also catch her on television as a frequent guest chef, mixologist, and entertaining expert. Her cocktail show Kathy Casey’s Liquid Kitchen® on Small Screen Network mixes her talent behind the bar and experience as a chef into a creative journey through great drinks inspired by the kitchen. Her radio segment Dishing with Kathy Casey airs weekends on KOMO news radio.
An accomplished writer, she is the author of ten cookbooks, including the James Beard Award-nominated Kathy Casey's Northwest Table and Sips & Apps. Her newest book is D'Lish Deviled Eggs. Her blog Dishing with Kathy Casey was included in Saveur.com's Sites We Love.
When not dreaming up "the next big thing," Kathy can be found foraging for wild mushrooms, shaking up cocktails with ingredients from her urban garden, sharing her favorite foodie trends on various social media platforms.
Facebook: Kathy Casey Chef, Kathy Casey Liquid Kitchen,
Dish D'Lish, Rel'Lish Burger Lounge, Lucky Louie Fish Shack
Watch: Kathy Casey's Liquid Kitchen Cocktail Show
Web: www.KathyCasey.com www.LiquidKitchen.com
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