Benjamin Balesteri

Chef
Benjamin Balesteri

San Francisco

About Benjamin Balesteri

Benjamin Balesteri was born in Monterey and raised in the Salinas Valley. The Swiss farming family on his mother’s side gave him an appreciation of growing seasonal vegetables, artisanal cheese, and seasonally butchered meats. The Sicilian fishermen on his father’s side taught him how to fish in the Monterey Bay and the best ways to prepare freshly caught fish and seafood and bring out their unique qualities.

My Venues

  • Poggio
    777 Bridgeway
    Sausalito, CA