Chris attended the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, graduating in 2002 at the top of his class. In addition, he also earned a certificate in Baking and Pastry at the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley. He has extensive culinary experience from Asia de Cuba at Clift Hotel, Roy’s in San Francisco and Brix in Napa Valley. Artisan is built upon Chef Kobayashi's attention to detail, focus on locally sourced ingredients and fervor for refined cuisine.
Chris, Michael, Shandi, Tina and the entire Artisan staff look forward to serving you.