After having moved from one culinary jewel to the next where she harnessed the importance of executing fundamentals, flavor, sustainability, and community, Chef Eliza Martin decides to come to The Golden State. She was trained at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, where she also worked for the Racheal Ray Show, Saveur Magazine, and a number of quality restaurants and catering operations. Through the James Beard Foundation's Women In Culinary Leadership program, Eliza expanded her culinary endeavors in Chicago, working in famed restaurants embodying Creole, Indian, and Latin fare.
Martin making others feel warm and welcome through food with Solidarity events.
Moved by the vibrancy of San Fransisco and opportunity to showcase true Italian cuisine around elegant service, she has now joined the family of innkeepers at Zingari Ristorante. Here in San Francisco, she will lead the kitchen team at an iconic Italian house. "Food is the most passionate way I can show my love for others." And with her Italian heritage, Chef Martin has only to say, "Buon appetito!"