Let's celebrate Oktoberfest the last Friday in the month of October and enjoy great German beers and food with an extended happy hour for our group! The manager is excited to meet us. I have been here once before and fell in love with the food and delicious German beers on tap. You will feel as if you have been transported to Germany when you enter the restaurant.
For 16 years, Günther and Irene Krause owned and operated the original Zur Kate, located in Hamburg, Germany and then managed the Thalia State Theatre Restaurant for the City of Hamburg for 6 years. While in Germany, Günther earned his certificate as a butcher and Irene trained under the famous Herr Keimer to develop her culinary skills. In the fall of 1983, the Krauses came to Arizona from Hamburg to open the current Zur Kate German Restaurant.
Horst Schlembach was born and raised in Großwenkheim, Bayern and used his last few dollars to move to Arizona when he was 23. He joined the Krauses shortly after they opened the restaurant here in Mesa. After almost 23 years of working for the Krauses, Horst, his wife Elena and their son Horst Jr. purchased Zur Kate.
The name “Zur Kate” translated, means “to the old smoke house” and is related to the original ZUR KATE in Hamburg.
The website: http://zurkate.com/