The Progress Theatre; opened in 1911.
The Progress; 2014: A vehicle for a completely local production. Innovative banquet-style meals served with memorable wines. The greatest dinner party ever.—
Chef / Owner
Pastry Chef / Owner
Managing Partner / Business Director
Our Friends & Creative Collaborators
Wylie Price, interior design
Kelly Best, woodworker
Alex MacDonald, glass light fixtures
Luigi Oldani, metalwork
Mary Mar Keenan, plateware design and production
Vanessa Yap-Einbund, website design & branding
Charles Hemminger, architect
ACI, general contractor
Alec Bauer, kitchen designer
Ed Anderson, photography
Evan Shively, wood procurement
Jennifer Robinson, artist
Leah Rosenberg, artist
The Petaler, floral design
Concrete Works, cement designer
Cayson Designs, kitchen apron production
Talc Studios, plants
Matthew Fisher, artist
Johansson Projects, gallery
Small Works Studio, framing
Ana Carolina Pesce-Imlay, artist
Narangkar Glover, artist
Headlands Center for the Arts, gallery
Jack Fischer Gallery, gallery
Kelly Ording, artist
(RE)Union Creative, hand crafted furnishings
The Progress Collection: Ceramic Dishware by Mary Mar Keenan
In collaboration with Stuart Brioza & Nicole Krasinski for The Progress, Mary Mar Keenan has created a line of dishes that reflects the style and feel of the restaurant. Each distinct and refined piece is handmade here in San Francisco and will add a natural element to your table.
The Progress Collection is available for purchase directly from the ceramicist.
The Progress strives to consistently provide a unique environment where people can expect interesting high quality creative food & meaningful service.
Are you interested & excited to be part of a restaurant team that…
- has a sincere interest in local, organic & well crafted ingredients – we respect the food we serve from start to finish.
- is genuinely warm and hospitable – because every relationship is important.
- discovers the unexpected – from menu creation to service style, we focus on the foundation and take risks.
- is super energetic – you thrive on controlled chaos, you are able to find solace in the busiest of times and remain calm.
- values teamwork – the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
- loves & appreciates where they work – period.
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