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Meet Gavin Kaysen of Spoon and Stable

Gavin Kaysen
Gavin Kaysen is an award-winning chef who cooked in the US and Europe’s top kitchens before returning to his hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota to open his own restaurant, Spoon and Stable, in November 2014. In addition to being a James Beard winner and a Food & Wine Best New Chef, Gavin is a past Bocuse d’Or Team USA representative, and now serves as Team USA’s head coach. In 2015, he successfully led Team USA to a record-breaking Second Place victory, the first medal for the US.

Tell us about Spoon and Stable.
Located in the heart of the North Loop, we strive to deliver an experience to each guest by taking them on a journey through our french inspired, local driven american food.

What inspires you?
My kids, nature, the people I work with, art, crafts.

Describe the culinary scene in Minneapolis.
A scene that has been finally been discovered, a place that has great diverse food, local pub grub and incredible beer and cocktails.

What is your favorite dish?
Currently… Bison tartar with harissa, socca chips, and cilantro.

What is your favorite J.W. Hulme piece?
The Duffle Messenger.

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