“When you sit at our table, you are our kin…”
The dining room at KIN is always set for family. Parents and kids, grandparents and grandchildren, aunts, uncles, cousins, or simply best friends – KIN has become a familiar place where people come to immerse themselves in great company over great food and drink. As family men, Brad and JC sought to create a dining experience that could be both comfortable and upmarket for all generations.
Originally from San Luis Obispo, JC Adams has became involved with food at a young age working with his Grandfather and family running catering trucks and small deli’s. He has held various positions working with fast food, deli’s and full service restaurants including the historical F. McClintock’s in Shell Beach Ca. His family still owns and operates an Old-fashioned Foster’s Freeze restaurant on the Central Coast. JC is married to wife Rachel and has a daughter, Katie. He has been a Resident of Windsor and Sonoma County since 1996.
Brad began his life in the hospitality industry as a 15-year-old sauté, and pizza cook in a small pizzeria in the South Bay. He went on to hold multiple positions mostly in the front of the house with various companies before resigning to pursue other goals. Working in restaurants in San Jose, Petaluma, Cotati, Santa Rosa, New York City, Roseville, and Sacramento, Brad gained extensive knowledge of food and beverage, while being responsible for multiple facets of business controls including but not limited to menu development, hiring, training, and corporate level leadership. Brad and his wife Melanie have a son and daughter named Owen and Betsy.
JC and Brad’s strong commitment to family tethered to an ironclad will to provide a top notch dining experience has made KIN restaurant a strong staple in Sonoma County dining.