Pete Hager, executive chef
Executive Chef Pete Hager is of German heritage and raised in Maine. He has been classically trained in French and Asian cuisines. His early culinary exposure was as a saucier at various seafood restaurants in both Maine and Massachusetts. He later moved to Texas where he gained experience in barbecue and smoked foods, California where he learned Southwest and Baja cooking and New Orleans where he mastered its famous Cajun and Bayou styles.
Pete also operated his own breakfast café in Texas, before relocating to Ohio several years ago.