Val Cantu at Californios

Bio

Val Cantu is the chef/owner of, Michelin starred, Californios restaurant in San Francisco's Mission district. In San Francisco he spent a year as sous chef at Sons and Daughters in Nob Hill, and then quickly began working on Californios. Having fallen in love with the bounty of the Bay Area, Californios first appeared as pop-ups while he searched for a physical space. He was named one of America's Best New Chefs by Food and Wine Magazine in 2017.

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  • Contributing Chef
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"A pleasure having Daniel Patterson and Nick Muncy dine with us! Can't wait to read The Art of Flavor!!!"
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"Love this photo of our White Guava and Pistachio Dessert. Congratulations to our friend Jim Sullivan(@mediumraw_) for winning the @foodelia Photography award!!! πŸ“ΈπŸ’₯πŸ₯‡"
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"Taco Tuesday 'Til Infinity. . . . πŸ“ΈπŸ”₯: @mediumraw_"
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"Trio of bites from earlier this summer. Happy Saturday! πŸ˜ŽπŸŒ‰πŸŒž . . . . . Photo by @mediumraw_"
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"Incredible Staff Trip to Arnot Roberts Winery! Some of the most delicious wine being made, by two of the most humble guys. #tbt #arnotroberts"
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