Paul Canales at Duende

About Paul Canales

Paul Canales is the chef/co-owner of Duende. He is locally loved and internationally renowned. He is also committed to the city of Oakland. He creates a delicious, accessible and ever-evolving dining experience. His menus are culinary improvisations of Basque and Spanish cuisines using local ingredients and sources.

Accolades

  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

My Restaurants

Behind the Scenes

Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Caquis y huevos de arenque curados = Compressed Fuyu persimmons + cured herring roe + avocado + créme frâiche + pomegranate saba! #duende #duendeoakland A beautiful and delicious creation by our sous chef Robin Crossman @eggsald"
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"Pez Espada Adobado = Saffron-marinated local swordfish + allioli + plancha toast!! #duende #duendeoakland"
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Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Coca = Catalán flatbread + Gala apples + caña de cabra goat cheese + shaved fennel + Marcona almonds!! #duende #duendeoakland"
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Chef Paul Canales reviews  at post.venue.name
"Carpaccio de calabacines = Summer squash ribbons + cherry tomatoes + spicy yogurt + lemon cucumbers + pine nuts!! #duende #duendeoakland"
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From My Menu