Brett Emerson

Brett Emerson

San Francisco

About Brett Emerson

Brett Emerson is the chef/co-owner of Contigo and the soon-to-be Barceloneta. He inherited his love of food from his mother, a proud New Yorker, and his grandmother, a refined New Englander. After attending the California Culinary Academy, he cooked at Greens. He then cooked at smaller chef-owned restaurants before opening his own restaurant.

My Venues


  • Bib Gourmand
    Michelin Guide
  • Three Stars
    San Francisco magazine
  • Where to Go Next: San Francisco
    Food & Wine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

Where I Go Out