Announcing

A Chef’s Life

Ever since Chef and the Farmer opened in 2006, we’ve envisioned it as a place that celebrates the culture and cuisine of Eastern North Carolina. But just because the food is locally produced doesn’t mean we can’t share it with the rest of the country, right? PBS stations across America are now airing Season 2 of A Chef’s Life, a documentary series about our restaurant and the food that inspires our menus—one ingredient at a time. For more information, including a preview and local listings, check out the show’s website.
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—Vivian and Ben

 

 

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Our Story

Our Restaurant

Never Say Never

In 2006, chef Vivian Howard opened Chef & the Farmer with her husband, Benjamin Knight. Their lives have been about creating an unparalled dining experience in North Carolina's eastern region ever since.

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Our Farmers

Our Farmers

Our Better Half

The name Chef & the Farmer represents a relationship, a working one between the restaurant and our farmers. That relationship serves up seriously seasonal, seriously local, seriously delicious food.

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News & Events

Employee Highlights, Volume 11

We would like to take the time in this issue of our Employee Highlights to introduce the new Executive Chef, Eric to our sister restaurant, Boiler Room Oyster Bar! Tell us about your journey to Kinston, including your education and culinary background. I was born in Miami, but moved to Charlotte when I was 12. [Continue...]

Posted on November 21, 2014

Saturday Tasting, 11/22/14

Saturday Tasting, 11/15/14

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