About Heidi Gibson

Heidi Gibson is an author and chef/co-owner of The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen. Recently laid off her office job, and just winning her 7th national grilled cheese championship (a hobby!), she and her partner cashed in their savings and decided to go pro.


  • Best US Restaurant Opening
    Food & Wine magazine
  • Seven-Time National Grilled Cheese Champion
    Grilled Cheese Invitational
  • "Grilled cheese engineer"
    SF Weekly
  • Author
    "Grilled Cheese Kitchen: Bread + Cheese + Everything in Between", Chronicle Books

My Venues

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

"Join us in San Francisco for a book signing (with grilled cheese!) at Anthropologie on Market St in downtown SF. Thursday March 10 6-8pm. RSVP required: http://www.cvent.com/d/zfq24n"
"Join me Thurs 1/28 at the Mission location for a special Beer Week grilled cheese and beer pairing dinner with Speakeasy http://bit.ly/1JFREYJ"
"Testing a new Reese's peanut butter cookie recipe at The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen"
"Come by The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen tonight 9-midnight for Chef Telmo Faria's Uma Casa Portuguese popup!"

At My Venues