Melissa Reitz

Melissa Reitz

San Francisco

About Melissa Reitz

Melissa Reitz is the chef for Locanda. She worked at Bar Agricole, Zuni, Quince and Pizzaiolo, and Camino in Oakland. She was also the chef at Santa Cruz’s Bantam, where her food was highly praised.

My Venues

  • Locanda
    557 Valencia St
    San Francisco, CA


  • Best New Classic SF Restaurants
    San Francisco Chronicle

Where I Go Out

At My Venues

$$, Reservations, Wine Bar, Modern, Full Bar, Italian, Cocktail, Mission Dolores
"This pork jerky is made with Campari and is super interesting and really delicious. You certainly get the flavor of pork but also the bitterness of Campari and some notes of fennel that really come through, too."