Michael Chiarello is a very busy chef who's about to become even more visible with a new location in San Francisco, according to a report in the San Francisco Business Times.
The chef-owner of Bottega in Yountville is already a star with cooking shows on multiple networks, a line of NapaStyle food products, a nod from the James Beard Foundation — which named him a regional semifinalist in this year's Best Chef competition — and even his own wine label.
San Francisco Business Times writer J.K. Dineen reports that Chiarello has signed a lease to move into the former site of Lafitte at Pier 5 on the San Francisco waterfront.
Chiarello plans to make his new place a Spanish restaurant and open in the spring of 2013, according to the report.
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