Episode 7

Chef Kyle and Katina Connaughton: the husband/wife “duo” behind 3 Michelin Star SingleThread Farm-Restaurant-Inn (S9/Ep.07)

Published on: 30th August, 2023

Kyle and Katina Connaughton are the husband/wife duo behind 3 Michelin Star “SingleThread Farm-Restaurant-Inn,” in Healdsburg, CA. 

Kyle is the Head Chef and has worked for some of the biggest culinary names around the world from Japan to England to the US. He is professor emeritus at The Culinary Institute of America, and co-published the book Donabe: Classic and Modern Japanese Clay Pot Cooking

Katina is the Head Farmer of SingleThread Farm at Dry Creek’s 24 acre property, which includes greenhouses, heirloom orchards, bee hives, a foraging program and floral design department. Everything Katina grows is used daily in Kyle’s kitchen.

Both Kyle and Katina have ingrained the notion of giving back to the community through much of what they do and who they are. They discuss a number of organizations including Sonoma Family Meal, The Skatepark Project, Chill Foundation, Corazón Healdsburg, Russian Riverkeeper, and more. Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Plate… with Chef Kyle and Katina Connaughton

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Beyond the Plate
Social Impact in the Culinary World
Join Andrew “Kappy” Kaplan as he sits down in-person with the world’s culinary elite to explore their journey into the food industry and the social impact they have made in their community. Every episode will share inspiring stories of what it means to be in today’s hospitality industry.

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