About Gary Rulli

Gary Rulli is the pastry chef/co-owner of Emporio Rulli and Ristobar. He is one of America’s finest pastry chefs. At the age of 19, he apprenticed under master pastry chefs in Milan and Torino to learn the time-honored traditions of Northern Italian pastry making. He is the first U.S. born pastry chef of Italian descent to receive an invitation to join this prestigious group of Italy’s top pastry chefs.


  • Top 100 Restaurants (Ristobar)
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Member
    Academy of Italian Pastry Chefs
  • Where to Eat
    SF Examiner
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

My Venues

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"Grab a pitcher of Paloma and order The empenadas at Lolinda"
"Bruschetta time"
"Drinking Palomas from Scott Beattie at the Chefs feed party. Congratulations Steve and Jared!"
"Olive Fritte con mandorle only at Don Giovanni my favorite weekend getaway Giovanni and Donna simply the best!"
"At Waterbar this afternoon with One of Italys top producers Bibi Graetz if Testamatta in Fiesole great food from the osters grill ed Calamari to Emily Luchettis desserts"
"Easter egg made it back to larkspur from SF chocolate salon with only minor injuries"

At My Venues