Michael Mina

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Chef Michael Mina is the founder of MINA Group, a San Francisco-based restaurant management company specializing in creating and operating upscale, innovative restaurant concepts.  Chef Michael Mina’s accolades include James Beard Foundation “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage” inductee in 2013, Bon Appétit Chef of the Year, Food Arts Silver Spoon Award Winner, San Francisco Magazine Chef of the Year, and International Food and Beverage Forum’s Restaurateur of the Year.  Operating since 2003, MINA Group currently manages 32 restaurants including MICHAEL MINA in San Francisco and Las Vegas; RN74 in Seattle; PABU in San Francisco and Boston; THE RAMEN BAR in San Francisco; BOURBON STEAK in Miami, DC, Scottsdale, Glendale and Santa Clara; STRIPSTEAK in Las Vegas, Miami Beach and Waikiki; BARDOT BRASSERIE in Las Vegas; PIZZA & BURGER in Miami Beach; LOCALE MARKET and FARMTABLE KITCHEN in St Petersburg, Florida; THE HANDLE BAR in Jackson Hole; THE STREET: A MICHAEL MINA SOCIAL HOUSE in Waikiki; and MARGEAUX BRASSERIE and PETIT MARGEAUX in Chicago.