Paul Canales

Chef
Paul Canales

San Francisco

About Paul Canales

Paul Canales is the chef/co-owner of Duende. He is locally loved and internationally renowned. He is also committed to the city of Oakland. He creates a delicious, accessible and ever-evolving dining experience. His menus are culinary improvisations of Basque and Spanish cuisines using local ingredients and sources.

My Venues

Accolades

  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

Behind the Scenes

Maíz y mantequilla de gambas =
"Maíz y mantequilla de gambas = sweet white corn + spicy prawn butter!! #duendeoakland"
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Calabacínes asadas =
"Calabacínes asadas = plancha-grilled kabocha squash + Coraline chicories + pomegranate + anchovies! Another lovely and delicious creation by Chef Robin @#duendeoakland"
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Pastel morisca = Moorish
"Pastel morisca = Moorish spiced beef pastry + marinated carrots + piquillo salsa! #duendeoakland"
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Blanca y negra = Slow-cooked
"Blanca y negra = Slow-cooked egg + caviar + crème frâiche + corkscrew potatoes + charred leek ash + chives!! #newyearseve"
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Caquis y huevos de arenque
"Caquis y huevos de arenque curados = Compressed Fuyu persimmons + cured herring roe + avocado + créme frâiche + pomegranate saba! eggsald"
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Callos = Spicy beef tripe +
"Callos = Spicy beef tripe + Idiazabal + jamón breadcrumbs + farm egg yolk!! #duendeoakland"
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At My Venues