Kathy Casey is a celebrated chef, mixologist and pioneer in the bar-chef movement. She is touted as 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®, an international agency specializing in delicious creativity: food, beverage and restaurant/hospitality concept consulting, innovation and menu development; product development and activation; and food and beverage photography, as well as spokesperson work and promotions through social media.
Clients such as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Raffles Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Cheesecake Factory, California Pizza Kitchen, Applebee’s, Barilla, Wonderful Pistachios, Almond Accents, Sunkist, Alaska Seafood Marketing, Costco, Holland America Cruise Lines, Unilever, Kraft, Darden Restaurant Group, IHOP, Brinker International, TGI Friday’s, Pappas Restaurants, HMS Host, iSi North America, Cinnabon and Monin Gourmet as well as spirit companies such as Bacardi, Moet Hennessy, Anheuser Busch and Beam, Inc., have sought her company’s development skills, advice and expertise.
Kathy and her team’s work has been highlighted in Esquire, USA Today, Fortune, People Magazine, Cheers, Food Arts, Food & Wine, Gourmet, Flavor Magazine, Nation’s Restaurant News, Imbibe, Chill Magazine, Time Out, the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
An engaging speaker, Kathy is a frequent presenter at VIBE, Flavor, IACP, MCC and TOTC and is called upon as an industry expert for TV, with appearances on CNN, Good Morning America, Food Network’s Unwrapped, the Travel Channel’s Cooking Across America, the Larry King Show, Fine Living’s Great Cocktails, and CBS This Morning. 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.
Kathy is the author of ten cookbooks, including the James Beard-nominated NW Table and Sips & Apps. Her most recent book is D’Lish Deviled Eggs. She is also a regular contributor for the Food & Wine Cocktails annual recipe book. Her popular blog Dishing with Kathy Casey is the companion to her radio segment Dishing with Kathy Casey airing weekends on KOMO news radio. She is also very active in Social Media.
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