Manresa (restaurant)

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Restaurant information
Current owner(s)David Kinch
Head chefDavid Kinch
ChefMitch Lienhard
Food typeCalifornia cuisine
Rating3 Michelin stars (Michelin Guide)
Street address320 Village Lane
CityLos Gatos
CountySanta Clara County
Postal/ZIP Code95030
CountryUnited States
Coordinates37°13′39″N 121°58′51″W / 37.2273967°N 121.98076900000001°W / 37.2273967; -121.98076900000001Coordinates: 37°13′39″N 121°58′51″W / 37.2273967°N 121.98076900000001°W / 37.2273967; -121.98076900000001

Manresa is a restaurant in Los Gatos, California that specializes in California cuisine. It was founded in 2002 by chef David Kinch.[1] The Michelin Guide: San Francisco, Bay Area and Wine Country conferred two Michelin stars on the restaurant in 2007, and upgraded it to three stars in 2016.[2][3][4]

The San Francisco Chronicle rated the restaurant four stars.[2][when?] In 2012, Forbes rated Manresa the best restaurant in the United States.[5] The restaurant was also a finalist in the 2014 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Restaurant.[6]

Under Kinch and current Chef d’Cuisine Nicholas Romero, Manresa serves a dinner tasting menu for $275 per diner (with an optional beverage pairing for $220)[7]

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  1. ^ Kinch, David (2013). Manresa: An Edible Reflection. Ten Speed Press. ISBN 978-1-60774-397-2.[page needed]
  2. ^ a b Bitker, Janelle (August 24, 2012). "Chef David Kinch thrives in Santa Cruz". SFGate. Hearst. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
  3. ^ Bitker, Janelle (October 20, 2015). "Michelin 2016 Stars for San Francisco Bay Area: Manresa elevated to three stars, Commis and Campton Place to two". SFGate. Hearst. Retrieved 2018-06-22.
  4. ^ "Michelin Stars". Manresa. November 2, 2007. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  5. ^ Olmsted, Larry (March 13, 2012). "Just Released — The 100 Best U.S. Restaurants?". Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  6. ^ Reiss, Dawn (March 18, 2014). "The 2014 James Beard Awards finalists are announced". Archived from the original on 2014-03-20. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  7. ^ "Menu | Manresa". Manresa. Retrieved 2018-09-28.

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