Kevin Fink

Austin, TX Chef; 2016 Food & Wine Best New Chef

Kevin Fink Biography

Kevin Fink found his love for food, restaurants, and hospitality at the age of eleven when he would trail his father working in the restaurant industry, learning the ins-and-outs of the culinary operations.

Since beginning his career fifteen years ago, Fink’s culinary achievements include cooking at 13 Gobbi in Florence, Italy, and front of house service at Thomas Keller’s iconic restaurant, The French Laundry, which was awarded World’s Best Restaurant by Restaurant Magazine in 2003. Fink continued his career by staging at Copenhagen’s Noma, which held the same Restaurant Magazine rank for three years following The French Laundry. From there, Fink continued on to the competitive Noma Test Kitchen, where he was able to create new techniques and dining trends.

Fink went on to work alongside the Department of Health to build systems and restructure policies, allowing him to be at the helm of a renowned charcuterie, curing, and smoking program. Fink also served as director of operations for the successful and award-winning Zona 78 Italian Kitchen in Tucson, Arizona, before moving to Austin to be chef de partie at Austin’s Olamaie.

Fink opened Emmer & Rye on Rainey Street in Austin, Texas in November 2015. Fink brought a unique dining experience to Austin, as Emmer & Rye is the first contemporary American restaurant in Austin to offer dim sum service as part of their meal, where guests are able to order items directly off of circulating carts, along with a weekly rotating menu using local farm-to-table ingredients.

Where: Emmer & Rye, Austin 51 Rainey St.; 512-366-5530; emmerandrye.com

Why Fink is amazing: He’s wildly passionate about grains, milling up to 15 kinds in his Austin kitchen. He uses them to make everything from the White Sonoran Bialys he often serves at brunch to Red Fife tagliatelle with merguez, tomato and fennel.

Born: Concord, MA, 1984

Résumé: Olamaie, Austin; Noma, Copenhagen, The French Laundry, Yountville, CA (stages); Trattoria 13 Gobbi, Florence

Education: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Quintessential dish: White Sonoran pappardelle with pork ragout and basil

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Kevin Fink and other top speakers and celebrities.

How to book Kevin Fink?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kevin Fink for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Kevin Fink, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Kevin Fink or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Kevin Fink?

Booking fees for Kevin Fink, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Kevin Fink, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Kevin Fink?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Kevin Fink for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Kevin Fink for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Kevin Fink or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Kevin Fink or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Kevin Fink is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kevin Fink for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Kevin Fink generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kevin Fink for an upcoming event.

BOOKING INFORMATION REQUEST
KEVIN FINK

We are happy to assist you with your interest in booking a speaker or celebrity for your event, your organization, and the type of talent you would like to secure, and an agent will be in touch shortly.

Fill out the form below to or call us at 1-800-698-2536 if need immediate assistance.

Tell us about your event!

We respond to most inquiries within 4 hours. Under special circumstances, it may take up to 24 hours.


Speakers Similar to Kevin Fink

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.