The Food Fashionista

        Chef Lisa Hines is the Vivienne Westwood-meets-Alice Waters of local ingredients. Lisa’s contextual, travel-inspired style has won her guests over and over again.

          When it comes to cooking with flair, Chef Lisa prepares vibrant and feel-good dishes drawn from the casual-chic lifestyle of the West Coast. Using local ingredients to create vibrant global flavors, Chef Hines has developed a large base of repeat clients, including Benefit Cosmetics, Restoration Hardware, Alice Radio, and IfOnly.

          Lisa has been featured in numerous articles in magazine, print and television. Her cooking adventures have led her to doing stints as private chef to Charles Schwab and cooking for contestants & crew of Bravo's "Top Chef". Mom to Milan, 12 and Luca, 10, Lisa is inspired by her non-profit clients, San Domenico School, The Conservation Corps and Rotacare.

            Out of her downtown San Rafael kitchen for seventeen years, Lisa's guiding rule is defining. Food is simple, therefore, have fun with it! Lisa’s food is youthful, style-driven, and inspired by travel to hotspots from near and far. Let us inspire you.