Gemma Matsuyama at Pico House

Bio

Cake enthusiast and lover of cats. As a New Jersey native raised in an Italian and Japanese household, Gemma Matsuyama knew from a young age that food was her passion. At sixteen, she relocated to Italy for her culinary education where she prepared herself for a successful career in the New York City restaurant scene. During her time at Sullivan Street Bakery, Locanda Verde and later as a sous chef at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, she learned to transform sugar into the best pastries we’ve ever eaten. She is the sweetest member of Pico House, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Gemma Matsuyama reviews  at post.venue.name
"New ham and cheez pretzel. Not 100% whole wheat anymore ☹️ guests wanted a more tender crumb.so now it's a 70% whole wheat blend of hard red wheat, sonora/fife blend, 30% bread flour. Increased double the hydration and more of an even spread of filling. (And my sour cream mustard sauce is booooomb🔥I would eat it with tortilla chips if I had them. The secret is the chipotle.yep. There it is, the secrets out) There's not many made everyday so I dare you to get one @stumptowncoffee and support this bitch. Thanks 😍love you."
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Chef Gemma Matsuyama reviews  at post.venue.name
"Friends with passion 🎉congratulations @tsubakila for creating a beautiful space to have amazingly delicious food with the best service. 💕💕💕second time eating here with my family and they love everything"
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From My Menu

Chef Gemma Matsuyama reviews Onion rings and sauce at Pico House
$$ | Food Truck | Modern | American
"Have you tried @picohouse yet? 🤗This weeks schedule! Come and say hi! 👋#findtheyellowdoor MON 8/8: 11AM -1PM Woodbury University (7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank) TUES 8/9: 11-2:30PM Magenta Stop (10401 w Jefferson Blvd, Culver City) WED 8/10: 11AM-2:30PM Blacktop Coffee (826 E 3rd St, DTLA) THURS 8/11: 11AM-2PM Kaiser Permanente (6041 Cadillac Ave, LA) FRI 8/12: 10:30AM - 2:30M Wilshire Blvd/Midvale Ave. (exact location TBD)"
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Chef Gemma Matsuyama reviews Chocolate and vanilla dessert at Pico House
$$ | Food Truck | Modern | American
"This is one of my favorite desserts that I've made so far. @heavycreamla and you can have it today att he @picohouse truck. I'm making different things tomorrow."
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Chef Gemma Matsuyama reviews Apple galette at Pico House
$$ | Food Truck | Modern | American
"This week in pastry land an apple gallette happened at @picohouse 👍 I don't know if you know but I started a food truck with my buddies in July. Along with that my dessert brand @heavycreamla launched as well. Give a sister some love and support by following these accounts and I will be grateful for ever 🧀 #puns"
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