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Vivian Howard

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Chef & Restaurateur Known for "Chef & the Farmer", Featured on the PBS Series, "A Chef's Life"

Chef & Restaurateur Known for "Chef & the Farmer", Featured on the PBS Series, "A Chef's Life"

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Kinston, NC, USA
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Vivian Howard Biography

Vivian Howard is a chef, author, and PBS personality from Deep Run, NC. She owns two restaurants in Kinston, NC: Chef & the Farmer and Boiler Room Oyster.

Born in Deep Run, NC, to tobacco and hog farming parents, Howard learned early on to appreciate the ebb and flow of eating with the seasons. Still, it took 23 years and a start in the advertising business to convince her a career in food was feasible. After college, Howard moved to New York for work, but found the City’s food and restaurant scene far more intriguing. A server position at Greenwich Village’s, Voyage, made it possible for her to begin trailing under the restaurant’s Chef, Scott Barton. She later went on to learn from creative, cutting edge Chef’s, Wylie Dufresne and Sam Mason at WD-50 and later, was a member of the opening team at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Spice Market.

In 2005, Howard and her now husband, Ben Knight, decided to return to Howard’s roots to open a farm to fork restaurant in the small town of Kinston, NC. They opened Chef & the Farmer in the summer of 2006 serving local, seasonal, creative cuisine. Over the past eight years, Chef Howard has developed strong relationships with local farmers making it possible to source over 70% of the restaurant’s foodstuffs from within 60 miles . Chef and the Farmer has become beloved by locals and a destination for diners all over the state.

Vivian Howard Videos

  • Somewhere South with Vivian Howard - Premieres March 27
    Premieres March 27 on PBS.Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF'S ...
  • Better Eating, Better Health | Vivian Howard | Tomatoes
    Better Eating, Better Health | Vivian Howard | Tomatoes. 622 views622 views. • Jun 23, 2019. 3 0. Share Save. 3 / 0 ...
  • Chef Vivian Howard, Keynote Address, 2017 NC Rural Assembly ...
    Listen as Vivian Howard shares her personal story of her return home to rural North Carolina and her journey from a budding rural ...

Vivian Howard Books

  • Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South
    Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South

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