Michael Cimarusti at Providence

Bio

At his much acclaimed Los Angeles restaurant Providence, co-owner and chef Michael Cimarusti has created elegant and contemporary seafood-centric cuisine for a decade. The chef and the restaurant have earned national accolades that include several James Beard Award nominations and two highly coveted Michelin stars. He is also the chef and co-owner of Connie and Ted's.

Accolades

  • Two Stars
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Best Chef: West
    James Beard Foundation
  • Chef of the Year
    Angeleno
  • Winner
    Iron Chef America
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in LA

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Michael Cimarusti reviews  at post.venue.name
"The Black Forest of Nice. Brought to you by pastry chef Jessie Liu. Sour cherry, cherry ice cream, nicoise olive. @houmaoliu"
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"Charcoal-grilled Sonoma duck breast. Aprium, shiso, and ume."
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"Grilled Striped Bass cheeks, caramelized satsuma ima, and ramps. @cimarustila"
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"Calamari. Fermented celeriac, barbecued peas, and beef fat. @chefdanhunter"
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From My Menu

Chef Mark Gold reviews Chef's tasting menu at Providence
$$$$ | Seafood, | Modern, | American
Mid-Wilshire
2 Reviews
"When I need inspiration, this is where I go. Michael Cimarusti’s technique and his sourcing of products are second to none."
Chef Steve Samson reviews Salt baked Santa Barbara Spot Prawns at Providence
$$$$ | Seafood, | Modern, | American
Mid-Wilshire
2 Reviews
"The salt and rosemary permeate the recently departed prawns, and watching Donato expertly clean them tableside makes them even more delicious."
Chef Dave Danhi reviews Cheese selection at Providence
$$$$ | Seafood, | Modern, | American
Mid-Wilshire
1 Review
"Michael knows his cheese, and he makes sure you know that when the cart hits your table. Hands down the best cheese selection in the city!"
Chef Dave Danhi reviews Steamers at Connie and Ted's Seafood
$$$ | Seafood, | Modern, | Traditional, | American
West Hollywood
1 Review
"Putting aside that it is hard to find soft shell clams anywhere on this coast, these are simply amazing. A few chili flakes in the broth and plenty of garlic, these are cooked perfectly. Be sure to order the bread as you will have extra broth for dipping. Bon appétit!"
Chef Bruce Kalman reviews Lobster roll at Connie and Ted's Seafood
$$$ | Seafood, | Modern, | Traditional, | American
West Hollywood
1 Review
"The lobster roll here is simple, fresh and has vibrant flavors. It reminds me of growing up on the East Coast."

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