Jake Dell

New York City

Deli


Specialities

Deli, Jewish Cuisine

About Jake Dell

Jake Dell is the third generation of his family to run the quintessential New York institution Katz’s Deli.  He officially joined the business in 2009, taking over for his father Alan and grandfather Martin. Though Dell literally grew up at Katz's, he was studying to become a doctor when he took a year off and fell in love with the business. In 2013, Dell published the photographic book Katz’s: Autobiography of a Delicatessen to commemorate the deli’s 125th anniversary.


Interview with Chef Jake Dell



Jake Dell's Video Tutorials

How to Assemble a Traditional Reuben Sandwich

Jake Dell
Easy

"Everybody knows a reuben, everybody loves a reuben."

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The Secrets to a Perfect NYC Hot Dog

Jake Dell
Easy

"There's really only one proper way to way to do a hot dog, and that's done at Katz's Deli."

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How to Make a Traditional Egg Cream

Jake Dell
Easy

An easy combination of milk, soda water, and chocolate syrup, the egg cream is a perfect sweet drink for numerous occasions.

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How to Make a Traditional Deli Pickle

Jake Dell
Easy

Pickles are the perfect Jewish deli side.

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