Prepare to embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other at Saison, the visionary restaurant that revolutionized the U.S. fine dining landscape with its pioneering open hearth cooking. From its modest pop-up inception in 2009, Saison has evolved into an unparalleled dining destination nestled within the heart of San Francisco's Mission district. Nestled within the dynamic space are Saison Hospitality Co-Founder and Beverage Director Mark Bright and Saison Executive Chef Richard Lee.
At Saison, the guiding principle is the essence of California's ever-evolving terroir, celebrated through the artistry of open wood fire cooking. It's a mesmerizing dance of purity and innovation where the culinary team transforms ingredients into works of art. Amidst this culinary symphony, guests and team members share more than just a meal – they partake in a culture-shifting experience that transcends the ordinary.
Earning a Michelin 2-star rating and a prestigious 4-star accolade from the San Francisco Chronicle, Saison stands as a testament to culinary excellence. Recognized as a distinguished member of Relais&Chateaux and the sole California representative on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for consecutive years, Saison continues to redefine gastronomy by pushing boundaries and inviting patrons to revel in the culinary wonders it unfailingly presents.