James LaLonde

Bio

James LaLonde is the Executive Chef at Bocadillos. He has worked in many of San Francisco's top kitchens. A native of the High Plains, he moved to San Francisco in 2005. His resume includes Delfina, Maverick, SPQR and Slow Club. He brings a strong passion for clean flavors and simple ingredients. His work as Executive Chef at Bocadillos continues to evolve Gerald Hirigoyen's San Sebastian meets San Francisco approach.

Accolades

  • Three Stars
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Nominee for Rising Star Chef
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 100 Restaurants
    San Francisco Chronicle

My Restaurants

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

Chef James LaLonde reviews  at post.venue.name
"Solid dinner in Paris @ellsworth.paris egg yolk raviolo, fried chicken (💣) and monkfish"
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Chef James LaLonde reviews  at post.venue.name
"Too good not to go twice"
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Chef James LaLonde reviews  at post.venue.name
"The holy grail of tapas"
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From My Menu

Chef Michael Siegel reviews Monterey squid at
"This is an absolutely perfect dish. The squid is perfectly cooked and super tender, and it's balanced by the sauce and crispy jamón. Delicious."