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Klaus Fritsch

Born: in Germany
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Fritsch came to Chicago in the mid-1970's where he founded the Morton's Steakhouse on State street. He still lives in Chicago.

Biography: After learning the restaurant business from the kitchen up at his family's restaurant in Germany, he came to Chicago and started a steak house with Arnie Morton. Today he is vice-chairman of Morton's the Steakhouse Restaurants with high end franchises in prime and exotic locations around the world.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Klaus Fritsch on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Morton's :
ISBN: 0307409465 OCLC: 264043343

Clarkson Potter, New York : ©2009.

Morton's steak bible :
ISBN: 1400097940 OCLC: 60605245

Clarkson Potter/Publishers, New York : ©2006.

Morton's, The Steakhouse, shares the secrets that have made its name synonymous with fine steakhouse dining for twenty-seven years. It offers more than 100 irresistible recipes and excellent tips on how to cook like a steakhouse.