Choose fire food and drink when looking for “scratch cooking” with locally-sourced artisanal ingredients. Together with MOCA, fire will meet all of your catering needs.  Chef Douglas Katz will create a custom menu based on your unique vision.  From start to finish fire is there for you, ready to accommodate all of your requests.  We look forward to exceeding your expectations in every way. 

Chef Katz

For over a decade, Chef Katz has been celebrated for his unwavering support of local farmers and food artisans. In 2014, the prestigious James Beard Foundation nominated him for best Chef of the Great Lakes Region.

Chef Katz is a national and international advocate for a food system that is sustainable, healthful and local. He serves as a Chef Ambassador for the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Cooking for Solutions program which promotes environmentally responsible fishing and fish farming. In 2006 he was selected to attend Slow Food’s Terra Madre conference in Italy in which delegates from over 150 member nations share ideas for keeping alive small- scale agriculture and sustainable food production.

The Food

The chefs at fire use only the best seasonal produce and finest meats, fish and specialty goods available. We support local farmers at the North Union Farmer’s Market including: Killibuck Valley, Ohio Honey CompanyWolfe Farm, Raymar Farm, Tea Hill Farm and Veggie Valley as well as regional farmers including: Covered Bridge GardensGoatfeathers Point FarmHudson Valley Foie GrasRittman OrchardsLake Erie CreameryLucky Penny FarmMackenzie Creamery, and Snake Hill Farm.