Dominique Crenn, the successful chef of Atelier Crenn has announced that the extension to her world renowned restaurant Bar Crenn will open on 20 February in San Francisco.
Featuring recipes from some of France’s food giants like Alain Ducasse, Pierre Sang, Yannick Alleno and Guy Savoy among others this will be a completely different offering to Atelier Crenn.
Bar Crenn, while adjacent to Atelier Crenn will be different. The wine director Matt Montrose has amassed a collection of the great wines of France and beyond that channel their shared philosophy of environmental responsibility where winemakers and domaines are showcased that priortize traditional methods of viticulture as well as careful and thoughtful use of the land.
A rotating collection fo wines will be available by the glass as well as a more developed bottle list of some remarkable producers of world-class wine.
There will also be a small selection of cocktails with a special focus on old-style French aperitifs, but with a modern and localised element of Northern California ingredients and inspirations.
The food that will be served at Bar Crenn is a homage to the classics of French gastronomy. Bar Crenn will feature recipes that have been donated to them by chefs like Alain Ducasse, Yannick Alleno, Guy Savoy, Eric Frenchon, Pierre Sang and many more. They will also feature their own take on French classics.
The French born chef is the first ever female to earn two Michelin stars in the United States. She did that in two consecutive years from 2011 to 2012 (her restaurant only opened in 2010).
Crenn opened her restaurant in 2010. Until a few years ago, nobody except for the most knowledgable foodies knew her. Now she has climbed to the top of the game also winning the title of World’s Best Female Chef in the World’s 50 Best restaurant awards in 2016.