About Joshua Skenes

Joshua Skenes is the chef/co-owner of Saison. He went to the The French Culinary Institute in New York. While in school, he worked full-time in the kitchen of famed Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The San Francisco Chronicle named him a Rising Star Chef and he was named StarChefs.com Rising Star for his restaurant concept.


  • Three Stars
    Michelin Guide
  • Rising Star Chef
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine
  • Hot 10 Best New Restaurants in America
    Bon Appétit
  • Chef of the Year
    San Francisco magazine
  • Best Chef: West Nominee, 2018
    James Beard Foundation
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

My Venues

  • Saison
    178 Townsend St
    San Francisco, CA

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"our caviar"
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"heads in the sky"
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"hit with high heat"
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"our farmer and duck"
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"trout heads"
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At My Venues