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The Daily Dish Winter House

Who Is Katie Flood from Winter House and Below Deck Mediterranean?

The former Chief Stew of the Lady Michelle went to Steamboat Springs, Colorado as a new housemate.

By Talia Ergas

When Season 3 of Winter House premieres on Bravo on Tuesday, October 24, at 9/8c (new episodes will be available to stream on Peacock the next day), Bravo fans will get to know the newest batch of housemates — including some familiar faces for fans of the Below Deck franchise.

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In Season 3, Katie FloodAlex Propson, and Malia White of the Below Deck franchise will join housemates Amanda BatulaKyle Cooke, and Danielle Olivera of Summer HouseTom Schwartz of Vanderpump RulesKory Keefer of Winter House, Jordan Emanuel of Summer House: Martha’s VineyardBrian Benni of Family Karma, and Casey Craig in the winter wonderland of Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Read on for what to know about Below Deck Mediterranean’s Katie Flood ahead of the Winter House premiere.

Who is Katie Flood?

Bravo fans first met Katie in Season 6 of Below Deck Mediterranean, when she served as Chief Steward on the yacht Lady Michelle, which was captained by Sandy Yawn. During that season, she worked alongside Malia (who was the Bosun), who are now reuniting in a more relaxed capacity for Winter House Season 3.

On her Instagram page, Katie describes herself as someone who is “traveling all over the world,” and a quick scroll through her jaw-dropping collection of photos proves this to be true. She has shared breathtaking snaps from locations including Turkey, the South of France, New Zealand, California, and Mexico — and that’s just in 2023!

Katie Flood posing and wearing a white, mini, sweater dress with a keyhole cutout in front of a grey backdrop.

What happened to Katie Flood on Below Deck Mediterranean?

On the Season 6 premiere of Below Deck Med, Captain Sandy held up Katie’s resume and said, “This is impressive… You have some experience.”

The Auckland, New Zealand native expanded on this further in the episode, saying: “I don’t consider myself a typical chief stew. My last boat was a 73-meter, and I had about seven girls under me. When you’re in a higher role, I think it’s important to show that you still work as hard.” Jokingly, she added, “It’s a Capricorn thing!”

Likability as a leader is important to Katie. “I think you get more out of your crew if you’re trying to keep a good vibe on board as opposed to if you’re just a psycho bitch telling them what to do. They’re going to be like, ‘F-ck you.’”

In Season 6, Katie put her philosophy to work as she helmed the interior crew. Across the 18-episode season (including a Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen reunion), Katie felt the weight of demanding guests, dealt with changes to her crew of stews, and managed personal relationships amongst her coworkers and crewmates.

Below Deck Med Katie Flood

What happens to Katie Flood in Winter House Season 3?

For a full understanding of Katie’s experience in the Winter House, you’ll need to tune in to the series. But here’s what we know so far.

For the first time ever, the Winter House Season 3 crew will be vacationing in the snowy town of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where they will stay under one roof for an unforgettable trip. (Previous seasons of Winter House were filmed in Vermont.)

Besides hanging out with her fellow housemates, this season, Katie will enjoy visits from Rhylee GerberAesha Scott, and Captain Sandy Yawn (her former boss!) of the Below Deck franchise, along with Jason Cameron of Winter House and Sam Feher of Summer House.

The show’s trailer proves the winter will be filled with lots of laughs, as we’ve come to expect from the fun-filled show. Press play on the video at the top of this post for more sneak peeks at the exciting season.

Tom Schwartz driving a car and Katie Flood in the passenger seat.
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