On Wednesday, November 9th, Iron Chef champion Ron Siegel will showcase his sublime skills at Baker & Banker (1701 Octavia Street) as a special guest at the lively, couple-owned eatery in Pacific Heights. The world-renowned chef, from the Dining Room at the Ritz-Carlton has designed a special five-course dinner that will only be available tomorrow night.

Husband and wife team, Lori Baker and Jeff Banker offer an on-going Guest Chef Dinner Series that brings acclaimed chefs from around the country into their kitchen to cook alongside the Baker & Banker team. This week they are excited to welcome Chef Siegel, known for his innovative style of American Cuisine–frequently fusing Japanese and French flavors into elegant, unforgettable dishes.

For $75, diners will be treated to the following five courses:


Kampachi sashimi, green tea gelée, young ginger

First course

Nantucket bay scallops, sunchokes, Nantes carrots, curry essence

Second course

Black cod, mirin scented rice, watermelon radish, miso consommé

Third course

Masami Ranch beef, chanterelle mushrooms, mustard greens, sancho pepper reduction

Fourth course

Apple sorbet, pomegranates

Fifth course

Coconut panna cotta, persimmon granita, Keifer lime

For more information, visit the Baker & Banker website, or call them directly, (415) 351-2500, to make reservations. Availability is limited. Bon Appétit!