chef Kate Romane

food is a vehicle.

my understanding of food started in a mechanic’s garage located behind the bakery where i worked when i was 19. almost daily, for years i was unintentionally taught classic italian cuisine. in the basement of the garage, on a beat up stove, those mechanics and bakers would prepare lunch and i would learn.

COMMUNITY ENAGEMENTS + PARTNERSHIPS

Quantumn Theater
Attack Theater
Grow Pittsburgh
Who Cooks For You Farm
Planned Parenthood
Youth Places
Persad
Midwife Center
Slow Foods

Honors

Best Brunch Readers Choice Award, Pittsburgh City Paper, 2015
10 Best Brunch Spots In America, Men’s Journal, 2015
14 Best Brunches in Pittsburgh, Thrillist, 2015
14 Most Essential Restaurants, Thrillist, 2015
Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens, Alice Waters Honoree Dinner, Chef, 2015
Best Brunch Readers Choice Award, Pittsburgh City Paper, 2014
Slow Floods Pittsburgh Fellow, Terre Madre Scholorship, 2013
Best Restaurants Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Magazine, 2011 – 2015
Presidential Dinner, Pittsburgh G20 Summit, Chef, 2008

Press + Reviews