Chef

Adam Goetz

Craving, Buffalo, NY

Before moving back to Buffalo, Executive Chef Adam Goetz was responsible for dining service, banquets and catering at the revered Castle Pines Country Club in Colorado. After his time in Colorado, Chef Adam worked as Chef Saucier at the famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. In addition to his dining and banquet responsibilities at the hotel, Chef Adam was highly involved in off-site catering throughout the tri-state area. Most recently Chef Adam was the owner and Executive Chef of his celebrated Sample restaurant and catering. He has won many awards for food and drink throughout the region and has added to the up and coming culinary scene in Buffalo. He also serves as one of Buffalo’s four Nickel City Chefs in Buffalo’s own unique series and food challenge, Nickel City Chef. Here, he competes against local chefs using local secret ingredients before a live audience. As Executive Chef of CRāVing, Chef Adam will continue to lead Buffalo’s food scene to the next level. Chef admits he is a sucker for lamb any time he sees it, loves duck any way that he can get it, needs fresh made pasta, and craves a BLT. With Goetz’s award winning skill set, you can be assured that these will be your new cravings too.


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