May 10, 1979 (44)
Gavin Kaysen is a renowned chef who has made a name for himself in the culinary world with his innovative approach to cooking and his commitment to using the freshest and most sustainable ingredients. With a career that has spanned decades and taken him all over the world, Kaysen has become one of the most respected and influential figures in the industry.
One of Kaysen’s breakout roles was his work as the Executive Chef of Cafe Boulud in New York City, where he earned a coveted Michelin star and helped to establish the restaurant as one of the top culinary destinations in the city. He also worked as the Executive Chef at El Bizcocho in San Diego, where he earned a variety of accolades and helped to elevate the restaurant’s profile on the national stage.
One of the most significant milestones in Kaysen’s career was his decision to return to his hometown of Minneapolis and open his own restaurant, Spoon and Stable, in 2014. The restaurant was an instant success and has since become one of the most popular dining destinations in the city. Kaysen has also opened a number of other successful restaurants, including Bellecour in Wayzata, MN and Demi in Minneapolis.
Kaysen has collaborated with a number of notable celebrities and artists throughout his career, including musician Andrew Bird, actor Ty Burrell, and fellow chefs Daniel Boulud and Justin Sutherland. He has also served as a judge on the hit cooking competition show “Top Chef” and has made appearances on several other food-related shows and podcasts.