Stuart Brioza

Stuart Brioza

San Francisco

About Stuart Brioza

Stuart Brioza is the chef/co-owner of The Progress and State Bird Provisions. While working at the legendary Tapawingo, in Ellsworth MI, owned by Harlan “Pete” Peterson, he developed his own unique style of cooking, blending simplicity with seasonal and local foods. He was named one of Food and Wine’s “10 Best New Chefs” of America and San Francisco Chronicle named him one of “2005’s Rising Star Chefs.” He was awarded the James Beard Foundation Best Chef: West Award 2015.

My Venues


  • One Star
    Michelin Guide
  • Best New Restaurant
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Best Chef: West
    James Beard Foundation
  • Restaurant of the Year
    Bon Appétit
  • Best New Restaurants
    Esquire magazine
  • Best New Chef All-Stars
    Food & Wine
  • Three and a Half Stars
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • Best Chef
    San Francisco magazine
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Pantry goals!
"Pantry goals!"
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Some killer wines, fantastic
"Some killer wines, fantastic company.......& then there was this magic bowl of rice...."
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Why yes, I am holding a new
"Why yes, I am holding a new smoked whitefish skateboard deck from @russanddaughters 100 year anniversary!"
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Grilled squid over a beach
"Grilled squid over a beach fire near where they were caught....still thinking about this morning! Enjoyed with good friends, old & new! @engineroomct"
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At My Venues