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Chef Tyler Moritz Passes Away

It comes after a fight with stage four bladder cancer.

Tyler Moritz
Tyler Moritz

After some sad whisperings to this effect this week, The Stranger confirms that Chef Tyler Moritz did pass away on Tuesday after a battle with stage four bladder cancer. Moritz spent time in some of the best kitchens across the city, including Lark, La Bête (which he co-owned with Aleks Dimitrijevic,) Stoneburner, and most recently Zig Zag. In November, Woodinville's Novelty Hill Januik Winery hosted a fundraiser for Moritz featuring chefs Mike Robertshaw (Restaurant Roux), Dimitrijevic, Manu Alfau (La Bodega), Brendan McGill (Hitchcock), Jason Stoneburner (Bastille Café & Bar and Stoneburner), Ethan Stowell, and John Sundstrom (Lark).

Find his obituary in The Seattle Times here.