About Michael Cimarusti

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.


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

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

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"Flakes Black Cod from Captain Anthony Ferrari. Fava beans, tendrils and flowers."
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"Rehydrating Santa Barbara Spot Prawns and Deer Isle Day Boat Scallops for XO."
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"Santa Barbara Spot Prawn served with nasturtium flowers, pods and sea beans from the hillsides nearby."
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"Steelhead Trout from the Quinault River."
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From My Menu