About Elizabeth Binder

Elizabeth Binder is chef/owner of Hand-Crafted Catering in Napa. She has traveled around the globe – from the French Alps to Sydney, Australia – working under the best chefs in the world. She has competed on Top Chef: Seattle, the tenth season of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series.


  • Three Stars
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Bib Gourmand
    Michelin Guide
  • Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Contestant
    Top Chef
  • Best Bar for Eating
    7x7 magazine
  • Top 10 Wine Bars
    Bon Appétit

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

"Save the date! Join me for Culinary Quickie: South African Street Food Pop-up on Friday 25 September. Go to www.elizabethbinder.com"
"Book your tickets for Friday's "South African Street Food Pop-up" in San Francisco: $45 per person (incl. dinner, glass wine, tax & gratuity). Go to www.elizabethbinder.com."
"Culinary Safari pop-up dinner @NakedKitchenSf - come and join me / @ChefLizzieB for a food adventure around South Africa - tix through www.elizabethbinder.com"
"Join me for a Culinary Safari: Pop-up. Grab your friends, book your tickets and bring your appetites! http://bso.sh/bender_5_31"

From My Menu