HOMETOWN: Wilmington, NC
PROFESSION: Chef/Owner, Catch
CULINARY EDUCATION: Self-Taught
Keith Rhodes, a James Beard nominee for Best Chef Southeast, is chef and owner of Catch, a modern seafood restaurant in Wilmington, North Carolina. The popular restaurant recently opened a second location. Prior to his role at Catch, he served as Executive Chef of Deluxe. Married at age 19, he has two kids in college and prides himself on his upscale lowcountry cuisine with worldly influences and unique plating presentation. Rhodes also partakes in outreach projects for kids and mentors young chefs.
The Latest from Keith
Sweet or Not-so-Sweet 15
Now's your turn to judge the snake-filled and birthday party worthy dishes from the cheftestants first standard challenges of the season.
These Little Piggies (and Rabbits)
Episode 1: Some pig and rabbit dishes advanced to the next round of the competition -- and some didn't. Now's your turn to judge the dishes the chefs cooked to earn the right to vie for the title of Top Chef.
'Top Chef's Biggest Scandals of All Time
Don't worry, Keith Rhodes, you're not the only chef to be caught at the center of a Top Chef controversy. Which ones did we forget?
Biggest Scandals: Shrimpgate
Keith purchased cooked shrimp much to the frustration of Lindsay.
Biggest Scandals: Tortillagate
Keith is on the chopping block for using flour tortilla instead of corn tortilla.
Episode 4: Chuy vs. Keith
Episode 3: Richie vs. Keith