David Kinch

David Kinch

San Francisco

About David Kinch

David Kinch is the chef of Manresa and has forged a distinctive culinary path putting him at the forefront of new contemporary California cuisine. Influenced by French and modern Catalan cooking, he finds inspiration from European traditions and refinement, American ingenuity, and the vast bounty California offers.

My Venues


  • Two Stars
    Michelin Guide
  • Best Chef: Pacific
    James Beard Foundation
  • World's 50 Best Restaurants
    San Pellegrino
  • Nominee for Outstanding Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • The Most Important Restaurants in America
    Bon Appétit
  • Author
    Manresa: An Edible Reflection
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Happy 16th Anniversary to the
"Happy 16th Anniversary to the team at @manresarestaurant for the glorious adventure of following our passion and vision. No place I would rather be nor people I would rather spend my days with. Thank you. Oh, and Bonne Fête Nationale/ Happy Bastille Day while we’re at it:) 🇫🇷 🇫🇷 🇫🇷🌟🌟🌟#allezlesbleus"
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Sole with morels. Day off
"Sole with morels. Day off dinner and a movie...."
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At My Venues