This week on Chef’s Story, we hear the second half of Dorothy’s interview with chef Daniel Patterson, owner of Coi and author of Coi: Stories and Recipes. In this episode, Daniel talks about his passion for opening restaurants and working through the obstacles of maintaining a warm, intimate environment within them. This program has been sponsored by Heritage Foods USA.


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“I wanted that sense of warmth [in Coi], as if people were coming to my house.” [6:30]

“I think we have a culinary language here that’s our own, that’s distinctive.” [15:00]

“The fact is that there are never enough hours in the day for me to do what I want to do.” [21:30]

Daniel Patterson on Chef’s Story