Executive Chef & Owner
Christian M. DeLutis, partner and Executive Chef of Newfangled Brew Works and Koda, is a decorated veteran on the culinary stage. Formally educated at the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute, Christian honed his skills under the tutelage of Baltimore’s best chefs. Under his direction, Christian’s kitchens exemplified his passion for food, fresh ingredients, and precision cooking. It wasn’t long before his cooking began to garner critical acclaim, culminating in being named Baltimore’s Chef of the Year in 2010. In addition, Christian has had the honor of cooking before the venerable Julia Childs and was recently invited to cook at the revered James Beard House in New York City. Inspired to return to his roots, Christian soon reappeared in the midstate successfully birthing the culinary program at Tröegs Brewing Company, where he served as Executive Chef and Food & Beverage Director. Native to Harrisburg, Christian enjoys the outdoors, whether pounding the pavement on a run or exploring the surrounding waterways via kayak. Christian, and his adorable pug, Nhalla, reside in Susquehanna Township.