Walter Manzke

Walter Manzke

Los Angeles

About Walter Manzke

Walter Manzke is the chef/owner of Republique. His love of food began as a child growing up in San Diego surrounded by fruits and vegetables from his family’s backyard. This seasonable, sustainable approach has stuck with Manzke throughout his career.


  • Three Stars (Church and State)
    Los Angeles Times
  • Three Stars (Bastide)
    Los Angeles Times
  • Top 50 Restaurants in America (L'Auberge Carmel)
    Gourmet magazine
  • Best Restaurants (L'Auberge Carmel)
    Bon Appétit

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

All the Pastries
$$$, Desserts, Café, French, Full Bar, Breakfast, Greater Wilshire / Hancock Park
"When in LA.... this is the spot for pastries. The display is so long filled with dozens and dozens of options, whatever you dream! The space inside is magical as well."