Michelle Mah at The Slanted Door


Michelle Mah is the Director of Operations for The Slanted Door. After graduating from the California Culinary Institute, she worked in various restaurants. In 2005, she stepped in to captain Kimpton's Ponzu restaurant and was named one of San Francisco Chronicle's "Rising Star Chefs" of 2006 along with Corey Lee of French Laundry and Mike Yakura of Le Colonial.


  • Rising Star Chef
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • 10 Sexiest New Restaurants
    Details magazine

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Chef Ken Frank reviews Daikon cakes at The Slanted Door
$$$ | Asian
"When I go into the city for wine tasting events with my sommelier team, we take the ferry (the truly civilized way to do this) and snag an early lunch table at The Slanted Door. While I always find some new tasty treats, it’s the simple stuff they do—like these chewy, umami-infused daikon cakes—that get me Jonesin' every time."
Chef Daniel Patterson reviews Green papaya salad at The Slanted Door
$$$ | Asian
"I love everything at The Slanted Door, from the great cocktails and imaginative wine list to the balanced and tasty food. However, I always order the green papaya salad. It's like an old friend that never disappoints."