Michael Tusk

Chef
Michael Tusk

San Francisco

About Michael Tusk

Michael Tusk is the chef/co-owner of Quince and Cotogna. After studying at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, he ventured to Europe to further explore and expand his knowledge of cuisine. Upon his return to the states, he found a home in San Francisco. He draws inspiration from Italian cuisine and features seasonal ingredients on a nightly changing menu.

My Venues

  • Cotogna
    490 Pacific Ave
    San Francisco, CA
  • Quince
    470 Pacific Ave
    San Francisco, CA

Accolades

  • Best Chef: Pacific
    James Beard Foundation
  • Two Stars (Quince)
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Outstanding Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Rising Star Chef
    San Francisco magazine
  • Bib Gourmand (Cotogna)
    Michelin Guide
  • Four Stars (Quince)
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

@josephgiovannetti Bumper crop
"@josephgiovannetti Bumper crop of Porcini’s from the king, not LeBron but joe from the king of mushrooms is driving our Cotogna menu this day and month ! Roasted Porcini mushrooms with egg yolk, garlic chive, sea salt and olive oil on this Sunday supper menu#getsome#sundayfunday#teamworkmakesthedreamwork#edulis#wild#bayarea#cotognasf#dedication#kingofmushrooms#freshrunfarm #winfield#martinelli#forage#nicejobteam#wildnushrooms#burntoshine#stillgrinding#noletdown"
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Spit roasted Watson farm
"Spit roasted Watson farm spring lamb shoulder and belly with kale from the farm and olive with some Egg Pappardelle on a rainy San Francisco day. #cotogna #getsome#chrisratcliff#freshrunfarm#pastateam#fattoamano#weneedtherain#todayistheday#cotogna #alleggyolksallthetime"
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David Meyer crushing a spring
"David Meyer crushing a spring tart for a Verjus tasting. #springtime#davidmeyerwilltakeuhigher#verjus#commingsoon2018 #getsome#washingtonstreetsf#transamerica#yannickdumonceau #freshrunfarm#farmfresh#bolinas#emiliewinfield#petermartinelli"
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Feeling the green with out new
"Feeling the green with out new Luesma Vega plate for springtime#luesmavega#vert#michelin#relaischateaux #tokamuratime#asparagus#ylt #springmenu#freshrunfarm#quince"
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Cote de Bouef tsunami, enough
"Cote de Bouef tsunami, enough said #groundhodge#quince #dinnerservice#rythm#getsome#michelin#sf#spring #dryagedbeef#470pacificavenuenotoctaviastreet!"
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At My Venues

Lunch
$$$
Outdoor Seating, Italian, Full Bar
Financial District
Noah Dorrance
1 Recommendation
Desserts
$$$
Outdoor Seating, Italian, Full Bar
Financial District
Maura Kilpatrick
1 Recommendation