Gerald Hirigoyen at Piperade


Gerald Hirigoyen is the chef/co-owner of Piperade. While working at several restaurants – Le Castel, Le Vaudeville, Lafayette, and Le Saint Tropez – he began cultivating what would become his signature: incorporating fresh ingredients into simple yet scrumptious dishes that echo the local spirit as well as that of his homeland.


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  • Chef of the Year
    San Francisco magazine
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My Restaurants

  • Piperade
    1015 Battery St
    San Francisco, CA

Where I Eat

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From My Menu

Chef Emily Luchetti reviews Terrine of warm sheep’s milk cheese at Piperade
$$$ | French/Belgian
"This terrine has the perfect balance of creamy, salty, crispy, and acidic. Accompanied with ham and aged sherry, it's great for lunch with a salad."