Daniel Klein

After learning to cook at his mother’s bed and breakfast, Daniel went on to work and train at many of the world’s top restaurants. His culinary education brought him to Spain, France, England, India and New York, where he has worked and trained at top Michelin starred restaurants including The Fat Duck (Heston Blumenthal), St. John (Fergus Henderson), Mugaritz (Andoni Luis Aduriz), Bouchon (Thomas Keller), Applewood (David Shea) and Craft (Tom Collichio). After graduating from NYU, Daniel also pursued a career in film. He has directed, filmed, edited and produced projects on various issues including the development industry in Africa ( “What are we doing here?”) and oil politics. Daniel is a 2013 James Beard Award winner and the founder of The Perennial Plate.

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The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast: Bay Area Episode

The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast: Bay Area Episode

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bay Area episode of the new series, The Victory Garden’s Edible Feast airs on KQED Plus TV Saturday, January 24 at 4pm. Watch a preview clip of the episode featuring the Mandela Foods Coop in Oakland.

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The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour

The Perennial Plate: Real Food World Tour

| August 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m very excited to announce the best job that I will probably ever have. The Perennial Plate, the online weekly documentary series about sustainable and adventurous eating is going around the world!

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The Perennial Plate: California Gleaning – Farm to Pantry

The Perennial Plate: California Gleaning – Farm to Pantry

| August 1, 2011 | 1 Comment

Gleaning is the collection and use of excess food from farms. In this episode, we participate in gleaning with the organization, Farm to Pantry in Healdsburg, CA and use the produce to cook at a homeless shelter and rehab center.

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The Perennial Plate: Spring Pizza Party with Foraged Pesto

The Perennial Plate: Spring Pizza Party with Foraged Pesto

| April 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Daniel Klein forages for wild edibles in Minnesota and makes Ramp Pesto for a pizza party to celebrate Spring.

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The Perennial Plate: Bunnies – The Farm and The Kitchen

The Perennial Plate: Bunnies – The Farm and The Kitchen

| February 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

Daniel Klein shares his story about how The Perennial Plate, a documentary series chronicling sustainable and adventurous food in Minnesota was conceived. View his two-part Bunnies episode– Rabbit Terrine recipe included.

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