Chef Keith Rhodes was born in Columbus, Ohio and relocated to Wilmington, North Carolina’s Cape Fear Coast. Growing up a vegetarian, he started eating and learning about seafood in his early teens. Surrounded by beaches, he spent many summers on the docks, watching the boats come in and immersing himself in all facets of seafood culture. Chef Rhodes is self taught and operates Catch Restaurant, Phun seafood bar, Catch the Food Trucks and VOYCE Catering.
Chef Rhodes has been acknowledged by national press like Mens Fitness, Cooking Light, Coastal Living, Our State Magazine, New York Times, Food and Wine, The Local Palate Magazine, and Garden and Gun Magazine.
Chef Rhodes is a James Beard Best Chef Southeast nominee who works with the James Beard Foundation on food policy, sustainable seafood and food advocacy. Chef Rhodes is a member of the Southern Foodways Alliance, Slow Foods and Chefs Collaboration. Chef Rhodes is a Bravo Top Chef Alumni and competed on Bravos Top Chef Season 9.