Greg Lutes at 3rd Cousin

Bio

Greg Lutes is the chef/co-owner of 3rd Cousin. He got on a culinary fast track early on and would go in just eight quick months from cooking in a tavern in the town he grew up in, to working on the line at Everest restaurant with chef Jean Joho one of the best French chefs in the world. He garnered accolades as executive chef at two highly regarded restaurants in the Chicago land, Courtright’s, a Michelin one star restaurant and Les Deux Autres, here he helped LDA be recognized as one of the best new restaurants of the year by Chicago magazine and he also awarded 27 out of 30 for food by the Zagat guide.

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

From My Menu

Chef Greg Lutes reviews Asparagus, burnt blood orange, jalapeño aioli, sieved egg and sour grass at 3rd Cousin
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"First of the year @zuckermansfarm #asparagus burnt blood orange & jalapeño aioli, sieved egg, sour grass #eatersf #3rdcousinsf #cheflife #cheftalk #eaterla #yelpsf @eatersanonymous #tastingtable #bonappetitemag @michelinguide @michelininspectors #vegetarian #veggies #eatwell #instafood #bernalwood #bernalheights"
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Chef Greg Lutes reviews Grilled octopus with beets, Romanesco, Sultana-caper emulsion and peppercress at 3rd Cousin
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"Grilled octopus 🐙 with beets, romanesco, sultana-caper emulsion, peppercress. #sfdining #sfeater #sfeats #eater #eaterla #octopus #chefstalk #cheflife #chef @top_sf_restaurants @3rdcousin #foodphotography #bernalwood #bernalheights #instafood #tastingmenu #sfdining #eatersf #eatclean #seafood #sfeats #seasonalfood #water2table"
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Chef Greg Lutes reviews Rare vintage French wines at 3rd Cousin
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"Some rare wines pair well with our menu @3rdcousin. #rarewine #oldvintage #cellar #frenchwine #bernalheights #makebernalgreatagain #pinotnoir #alsace #hermitage #frenchforthewin"
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Chef Greg Lutes reviews Market greens, beets, Mezzo Secco and jalapeño-poppy seed vinaigrette at 3rd Cousin
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"This was a great collaboration with my amazing #executivesouschef @raronow. Humbled and proud to work with her! New on the menu for #spring Everything @brokawavocados market greens, beets, mezzo secco, jalapeño-poppyseed vinaigrette. @michelininspectors #cheflife #chefslife #chef #eatersf #eater #eatclean #sf #bernalheights #get3rd @3rdcousin"
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