Hiro Sone

Hiro Sone

San Francisco

About Hiro Sone

Hiro Sone is an author and chef/co-owner of Terra Restaurant. He trained under legendary French chefs like Paul Bocuse, Pierre Troisgros, and Joel Robuchon. His restaurant has received the DiRona Award every year since 1994. In 2000, he merited the Robert Mondavi Culinary Excellence Award. The James Beard Foundation awarded him as "Best Chef in California" in 2003.

My Venues


  • Best Chef of California
    James Beard Foundation
  • One Star (Ame, Terra)
    Michelin Guide
  • Nominee for Outstanding Restaurant (Terra)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Restaurants (Ame, Terra)
    Esquire magazine
  • Top 10 Restaurants (Ame)
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Top 100 Restaurants (Terra, Bar Terra)
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Author
    A Visual Guide to Sushi-Making at Home
  • Author
    Terra Cooking from the Heart of the Napa Valley
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best things to Eat in SF

Where I Go Out