A Day in the Life of a World-Class Chef

André Carrilho

See what Gavin Kaysen, formerly of Café Boulud, has on his docket since opening Bellecour on Lake Minnetonka.

Nearly three years ago Gavin Kaysen, the former executive chef of New York’s Café Boulud, moved back home to Minneapolis to open downtown’s Spoon and Stable, his ode to American cooking. Now he returns to French cuisine with Bellecour, his dazzling new bistro and bakery on the shore of Lake Minnetonka. Here’s how the city’s prodigal son spends an anything-but-average day. 10:33 A.M. “E...