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Meet Chef GK

Gavin Kaysen is an award-winning chef and advocate for the culinary profession. He is the founder of Soignè Hospitality Group, a nationally recognized group of restaurants in the Minneapolis metropolitan area including Spoon and Stable, a 2015 James Beard Award Finalist for Best New Restaurant; Demi, an intimate 20-seat tasting menu experience; and Bellecour Bakery at Cooks of Crocus Hill.

He is also the co-founder of Heart of the House Foundation, a non-profit organization created to sustain the growth, health, and prosperity of the Soigné Hospitality family now and in the future. He supports the next generation of young culinarians refine their skills as one of the founding mentors of the nonprofit Ment’or BKB Foundation (formerly Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation), for which he currently serves as President of Team USA. Chef Kaysen is the proud recipient of two James Beard Awards—Rising Star Chef of the Year in 2008, and Best Chef: Midwest in 2018.

What is GK at Home?

GK at Home is a bi-weekly, one hour livestream cooking class that walks our audience through making some of Gavin’s favorite meals. Guests have the opportunity to ask Chef questions while cooking, ensuring that they are set up for success when mastering the dish themselves. Cooking is about confidence and our audience always feels a new excitement to be in their home kitchen after each immersive experience.

Ingredient Kits

Our ingredients are sourced from our favorite purveyors near and far. Each kit provides you with the ingredients necessary to cook along for each live class.

Ingredient Kits are currently
only available for local pick up.

Ingredient Kits are only available during live classes. If you’re interested in having an ingredient kit available for a group, please reach out to Kylie at [email protected]

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