Hiro Sone at Terra Restaurant

About Hiro Sone

Hiro Sone is an author and chef/co-owner of Terra Restaurant. He trained under legendary French chefs like Paul Bocuse, Pierre Troisgros, and Joel Robuchon. His restaurant has received the DiRona Award every year since 1994. In 2000, he merited the Robert Mondavi Culinary Excellence Award. The James Beard Foundation awarded him as "Best Chef in California" in 2003.


  • Best Chef of California
    James Beard Foundation
  • One Star (Ame, Terra)
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Outstanding Restaurant (Terra)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Restaurants (Ame, Terra)
    Esquire magazine
  • Top 10 Restaurants (Ame)
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 100 Restaurants (Terra, Bar Terra)
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Author
    A Visual Guide to Sushi-Making at Home
  • Author
    Terra Cooking from the Heart of the Napa Valley
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best things to Eat in SF

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
"@Calistoga Kitchen This is the BLT should be."
Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
"Kaiseki dinner at Ame Sashimi Bar April 29th, 6:30pm, limited to 8 guests reservation 415-284-4040"
Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
""Late Night" at Urchin Bar. Music, special late night menu and drinks. 10:30pm until 2am on every Friday and Saturday. www.urchinbistrot.com. 415-861-1844"
Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
"Come join us for our "late night" at Urchin Bar, music, special menu and cocktails, until 2pm every Friday and Saturday."
Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
"Sorry, I realized I forgot to take the photo of this very tasty Sweetbread Terrine with Perigord Truffles at Jeanty's in Yountville after the half of the terrine disappeared in my stomach."
"Al's place You must try Aaron's pork jowl ham with seaweed and anchovy, it's epic!!!"

From My Menu