Paul Kahan


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Paul Kahan
Executive Chef and Partner, Blackbird, Avec, Publican, Big Star

Paul Kahan, one of the city’s most acclaimed chefs, recalls his childhood interest in astronomy, emphasizes the importance of passion, confidence, and patience in the restaurant business, how he evolved from his original “oysters, pork, and beer” reputation, creating a culture in the kitchen, and why diners should walk away from his restaurants feeling that they’ve learned something.


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