Shanghai Jazz was opened in summer of 1995 by David Niu and Martha Chang.
In the summer of 2017, Shanghai Jazz was passed on to Thomas Donohoe with a 29 year career in hospitality, 18 of those years he was a chef, leading award winning kitchens from New Jersey to Montana, Florida, and New York City. He trained with some of the best chefs in the world including Thomas Keller, at the French Laundry in Yountville, CA, Jonathan Waxman at Barbuto in NYC, and Bill Pete at Café des Artistes, also in NYC. Throughout his career, Tom has been focused on and committed to providing exquisite dining experiences to all his guests.
Now, Tom and Shanghai Jazz’s team of culinary and hospitality professionals carry on the tradition, driven by a collective passion to bring good people together with world-class live music, great food, and gracious hospitality to create an exceptionally fun dining experience.