Hey Philadelphia,

get ready!

Husband and wife team Chris and Caitlin Rorer are proud to announce that their new restaurant, Keen, is opening soon and will provide the people of Philadelphia with a wide array of home-style cuisine! Using a combination of old family recipes and unique spins on classic dishes, Keen promises to have a little something for everyone using farm fresh ingredients, from the kitchen to the bar. Whether you’re a regular visitor or it’s your first time through the doors, Keen promises that you’ll feel just like family!


Chris and Caitlin Rorer


Chris Rorer met Caitlin Keeney at the Restaurant School after Chris had left his job in New York City working in the I.T. world to pursue a career in the culinary arts. Caitlin was already enrolled and serving as a T.A. when the two met and their friendship quickly blossomed into a courtship. Two years later they were married and the first seeds for Keen were planted. Chris attributes his eclectic pallet to his father introducing him to all manner of different cuisine from a very young age. Caitlin also credits her father for lighting the cook fire under her, but says a job at a taco joint called Surf Taco that taught her the nuances and subtleties that would help shape her as a chef. As the owners and operators of Keen, the Rorers are ready to leave their mark on the Philadelphia restaurant scene.

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