Food Forager

Meet the Food Forager & Director of Culinary Education, Chef Kathryn Caine

Chef Kathryn “Kat” Caine is Director of Culinary Education at Ocean House. In her position, she creates and leads culinary classes and activities at the property and the Center for Wine & Culinary Arts (CWCA). 

Chef Kat joined Ocean House after an accomplished career across the country. Her notable roles include the position of Sous-Chef at the Michelin-starred Range Restaurant in San Francisco, CA. She also served as Executive Chef at The Populist in Denver, CO for five years.  She later became Chef de Cuisine at Death & Co. restaurant at its two locations, in New York City’s East Village and at The Ramble Hotel in Denver, CO, before joining Ocean House.

Chef Kat is a Rhode Island native. She attended Johnson & Wales University where she received her degree in culinary arts, as well as her bachelor’s degree in food service management.

Chef Kat is focused on wellness and sustainability. She is passionate about vegetables and herbs as well as gluten free culinary options, based on her own experience with Celiac disease. 

She and her husband enjoy kayaking in their free time and reside in Rhode Island with their two dogs, Stella and Duke.

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