Chef Pablo Estrada moved to San Francisco from Mexico in
1993 after being raised in his family’s bakery and working
with his father, first learning how to make cakes and breads.
When he arrived in San Francisco, he took up the family
tradition as a baker at Cafe Pescatore.
Since then, Pablo has worked with some of San Francisco’s
top restaurants including, Campton Place, Restaurant
LuLu, Palio d’Asti, Red Herring, St. Regis Hotel, Luce at
Intercontinental Hotel and Rose Pistola. Pablo spent time
with prominent culinary luminaries at Reed Hearon and
Laurent Manrique and was even awarded a Michelin Star
four years in a row while at Luce. His palate and sensibilities
have been further refined by traveling to Europe and the
In February, 2014, Pablo left Rose Pistola and opened
his own restaurant in Burlingame, CA called Fattoria e
Mare. He resides as Head Chef and Proprietor and has
totally transformed the old Kuleto’s location, which sits
conveniently off the 101 freeway.