About Nora Dunning

Dunning’s passion for fusion cooking ignited while helping her mom prep meals in their Singapore home and tasting her way through the enticing neighborhood ristorantes of Lucca, Italy. Upon returning to California, Dunning attended the San Francisco Baking Institute. Burnishing her skill set, most recently as Head Kitchen Manager and Culinary Operations Manager for Blue Bottle Coffee, and previously, Director of Food Operations for Farley’s, as well as Executive Chef at Monkey Forest Road and Crema. Advocating for super-local, sustainable, organic, and exotic ingredients, Dunning is a vanguard in the kitchen and revered baker of artisanal, house-made breads and pastries.

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Behind the Scenes

Chef Nora  Dunning reviews  at post.venue.name
"When Soto Ayam and Ramen have a Baby! Today’s #funkyfriday is a Soto Ayam dish with Forbidden Rice Ramen, chicken broth, poached chicken, potato scallion ball with soft fried egg & fried shallots (wheat free/ dairy free)"
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Chef Nora  Dunning reviews  at post.venue.name
"In a hurry? Can't wait? Get a chicken in a biscuit! Starting today ! Koji Fried Chicken, Sambal Aioli, Pickled Onions, and Arugula on our house made yeasted herbed biscuit!"
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Chef Nora  Dunning reviews  at post.venue.name
"Back by popular demand!: NASI LEMAK! Coconut and Pandan infused Jasmine rice , fried chicken... Yum.. 💦 doesn't get any better than this! #funkyfridays"
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