Matthew Accarrino

Matthew Accarrino

San Francisco

About Matthew Accarrino

Chef Mathew is an author and Executive Chef of SPQR. He attended Culinary Institute of America and earned a B.A. in Hospitality Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He traveled to Italy to work at Michelin-starred Antonello Colonna. Back in the United States, he worked his way through Metrazure, Oceana, and Per Se, where he was recruited to be opening sous chef. He took top honors at San Francisco’s Cochon 555, was named a 2010 StarChefs San Francisco Rising Star, and earned Food and Wine’s “Best New Chef” in 2014.

My Venues

  • SPQR
    1911 Fillmore St
    San Francisco, CA


  • One Star
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Best Chef: West
    James Beard Foundation
  • Three Stars
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 100 Restaurants
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Co-author
    SPQR: Modern Italian Food and Wine
  • Best New Chef
    Food & Wine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

albacore tuna “cotto”,
"albacore tuna “cotto”, mushroom 🍄, radish, fava, brown rice vinegar"
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basil paccheri swimming in
"basil paccheri swimming in pesto, cherry tomato, whipped mozzarella and salumi"
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foie, stone fruit, black
"foie, stone fruit, black sesame"
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black sesame “bruschetta” with
"black sesame “bruschetta” with stone fruit, coriander and foie gras"
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coffee topped meringue with
"coffee topped meringue with espresso gelato 🍨 👶🏻"
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At My Venues

Outdoor Seating, Wine Bar, Full Bar, Italian
Lower Pacific Heights
Sandeep Ghaey
1 Recommendation