Chris Cosentino

San Francisco, CA | Cockscomb, Jackrabbit, Acacia House

Chris Cosentino is the chef & co-owner of San Francisco’s celebrated Cockscomb restaurant and Portland’s Jackrabbit – alongside partner Oliver Wharton and parent company Delicious MFG & CO – and the chef & co-creator of Boccalone artisanal salumeria. Cosentino’s first executive chef position began at Incanto in 2002 where his innovative Italian and whole animal cookery drew critical acclaim. Cosentino opened Cockscomb in 2014, showcasing a range of sustainable meat cuts and dishes inspired by the city’s culinary history, which San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Michael Bauer awarded 3 stars.

Chris is currently working on a title dedicated to offal with writer and photographer Michael Harlan Turkell (Clarkson Potter; August 29, 2017). He and business partner Wharton will debut Acacia House in late spring 2017 at the new Las Alcobas Napa Valley in St. Helena.