Ryan Theodore



Age: 35


Summary: up-and-coming New Orleans chef who enjoyed a very successful fifteen-year career where he most recently was employed as the executive chef of Sweet Lorraine's Jazz Club and the Bourbon Orleans Hotel in the French Quarter before Hurricane Katrina forced him and his family to evacuate from New Orleans to Sealy, Texas where he began a new life and made a name for himself as the executive chef of Carol's at Cat Springs restaurant, who appeared on the front page of the Houston Chronicle in October 2005 and was interviewed by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram earlier this year as one of the few chefs who had managed to succeed in the Houston area, whose creativity and talent recently earned the third place prize at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's "Best Bite" competition.



Cause of Death: Car accident during his evacuation in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina


Born: April 19, 1970


Died: March 14, 2006


Location: Cat Springs, Texas