City Island Yacht Club

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Depot Dave’s culinary journey carries him to City Island Yacht Club

To many residents of Pelham, Depot Dave is known for his catering. Now, Dave Katz will also be known for running the kitchen as head chef at a local yacht club.

The new position came about after the struggles brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. “I lost everything last year,” Katz said. He had to think creatively. “There was a bright side to it. I started doing dinners to go.” Katz created meals each day, like chicken parmesan on Tuesdays and even made dinners with a theme.

Two years ago, the City Island Yacht Club offered Katz the job as head chef. “Originally I said no to them, but this year they asked me again, and I said, ‘Why not?’”

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