Travis Wright Bio
Travis Wright was a well-known chef and proprietor of The Shark at Ocean City, Maryland's Harbor Restaurant. According to Burbage Funeral Home, he is reported to have died on August 18, 2019 at age 45.
Travis Wright Education
Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Wright was in Charleston, South Carolina, attending college. Wright grew up in Ocean City spending summers.
He later opened a restaurant, The Shark on the Harbor, which he ran with his wife, Jody Kelly Wright, for nearly two decades.
Travis Wright Wife Children and Wife
His daughter, Jody Kelly Wright, survives Travis Wright. Jody Kelly ran the Shark with her husband at the Harbor restaurant.
In a Facebook post she confirmed her spouse's death describing him as "so much more than a local chef and restaurant owner. He was in our business community a devoted son, husband, brother, friend and leader.
Jody wrote of Jon Tremellen, a friend, and said of her husband, "Travis is a man of few words. But he's got something thoughtful and significant to say when he's talking. So I listen when he leans to say something.
The head chef of Travis Wright Maryland
Travis Wright was the Shark's proprietor at Ocean City, Maryland's Harbor restaurant. He was named the 2014 Chef of the Year of Maryland. In a tribute to Wright, Maryland's Restaurant Association says Wright was named Chef of the Year of Maryland in 2014.
The Harbor Shark has been 10 years in its current location. Wright had been running the restaurant since 2000, according to his necrology. The homage suggests there will be a celebration of the life of Wright at The Shark on the Harbor on September 4.
Earlier in August 2019, the Baltimore Sun featured the restaurant. At the time, Wright told the newspaper that he was working seven days a week to keep in touch with local suppliers of seafood to ensure that his restaurant had the freshest fish and seafood.
Travis Wright Cause of Death
He died at the age of 45 according to Burbage Funeral Home on August 18, 2019. His wife, Jody Kelly Wright, who ran the restaurant in a Facebook post with her husband, announced her death.
The cause of death was not immediately clear.