Hiro Sone at Terra Restaurant


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

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"This is how the BLT should be."
Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
"@Calistoga Kitchen This is the BLT should be."
Fritto misto
"This is nice and light but still crispy with a crust on the fennel, onions, shrimp, and smelt. It's served with a spicy and great mayo combo."
Chef Hiro Sone reviews  at post.venue.name
Crispy pig's tails
"You must try this creation from chef Greg Dunmore. It's the best pig tail ever."
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"

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