Josh Even

Josh Even

San Francisco

About Josh Even

Josh Even is the Executive Chef and Partner of Tosca Cafe. Before, he was chef for The John Dory Oyster Bar where he helped earn the restaurant a glowing two-star review from The New York Times. He was first introduced to the restaurant industry after college, working as a bartender at San Francisco karaoke restaurant Kansai. He returned to his native New York, but after working at the legendary Odeon and French bistro Le Gigot (where he made the transition from server to cook), he enrolled at the French Culinary Institute.


  • Top 10 new restaurants 2014
  • Best New Restaurants
    Bon Appetit
  • 3 stars
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants
    San Francisco Chronicle

At My Venues

Crispy pig tail
$$$, Modern, Full Bar, Italian, Cocktail, Financial
"I don't know what it is about being in North Beach and craving Chinese food— it's probably all of those late nights after work years ago—but in addition to Tosca having a really solid Euro menu, these crispy pig tails lean to the East enough to satisfy the location."