About Ryan Pollnow

Ryan Pollnow joined the flour + water team as chef de cuisine and later took over as chef de cuisine of Central Kitchen in 2013, where he earned acclaim from Zagat, recognizing him as a “30 Under 30″ up-and-comer on the Bay Area food scene.


  • Three Stars (Central Kitchen)
    San Francisco Chronicle

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

"📷 By @atrain.g: making Molé for our staff party next week! 😍 "Prepping for some delicious Molé. Molé is a thick, rich, chocolate-tinged sauce made so famous in the colonial mountain city of Puebla, Mexico. Stay tuned for finished product."
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"Morcilla Empanadas with burrata, spring onions & morel mushrooms"
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"📷 By @srkrause at our absolutely favorite restaurant Quimet y Quimet in Barcelona!!! "They say patience is a virtue...and this was definitely worth the wait! This stop is dedicated to @aatxesf ❤️❤️"
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"Rabbit & Ramp Butifarra Sausage with English peas, pickled green almond & mustard jus"
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"Pork Belly & Octopus with Spring Onions, almond & caramelized onion broth."
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"A special thanks to @sarebear421 for bringing so many killer dishes to our Pop-Up Brunch yesterday. This Confit of Milk Fed Goat with pickled Guindilla peppers & ofal-ly delicious toast was a giant hit and helped us raise some serious dollars for @mowsf"
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From My Menu