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sunday to thursday 5:30 – 10:00
friday to saturday 5:30 – 11:00

Michelin Guide 2017
James Beard Award

James Beard Award for
Best Chef West Winner of 2015
Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski



Dinner features à la carte dishes served family style. We accept reservations online up to 30 calendar days in advance for groups of up to 6 people.


We book large parties up to 60 calendar days in advance.
For parties of 7-10 people, see “Balcony” above.
For parties of 11-12 people, see “Mezzanine.”

Rare Tea Dinner

On Friday, November 1, we are welcoming The Rare Tea Lady, Henrietta Lovell, to The Workshop to celebrate the release of her new book, Infused: Adventures in Tea. Tickets include a special menu from Chefs Stuart and Nicole, an expertly sourced tea and tea-cocktail pairing inspired by her adventures around the world, and a copy of her new book.  Click here to learn more about adventures in rare tea!


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Our 30-seat bar opens at 5:30pm each night. The bar area welcomes walk-in guests only on a first-come, first-served basis, and serves our full dinner menu.



Upstairs, overlooking the dining room. Booked solely for your group, up to 10 people. Large round table, lazy susan. Family-style banquet menu of platters to share. Click here for more details and to submit a request.


Mezzanine Table

Upstairs, above the dining room. Long table, up to 12 peopleFamily-style banquet menu of platters to share. Click here for more details and to submit a request.


The Workshop

Upstairs in an annex between State Bird Provisions and The Progress restaurants. Booked solely for your group, up to 36 guests seated or 48 guests for a standing reception. Flexible lay-out, cocktail parties, seated dinners, celebrations, presentations. Unique menus, drawing from either restaurant or entirely your own. Carefully curated beverages, bar, diverse wine selection. Click here to submit a request for booking.



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.

Stuart Brioza & Nicole Krasinski,
chef proprietors

Cast Member

Stuart Brioza

Chef / Owner
Cast Member

Nicole Krasinski

Pastry Chef / Owner
Cast Member

Jason Alexander

Managing Partner / Restaurant Director
Cast Member

Elizabeth DePalmer

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
    AOCSF, accounting
    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
    Echo Summit Construction, contractor


    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.

    Shop the progress collection


    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.


    *Your Email

    Why The Progress?

    Position desired

    *Please attach your cover letter and resume in .pdf format only


    6.4.19 SF Chronicle 2019 California Michelin Star

    Michelin Guide’s first-ever California edition has turned a global spotlight on Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, Orange County and Santa Barbara, but the Bay Area…

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    11.29.18 SF Chronicle 2019 Michelin Star

    The Bay Area remains the country’s top destination for fine dining, according to Michelin, the annual French culinary guide whose stars remain one of the most prized honors in the global food world.

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    04.28.18 SF Gate SF Chronicle Top 100​

    While Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza were trying to get their dream restaurant in San Francisco off the ground, they opened State Bird Provisions next …

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    10.25.17 SF Chronicle 2018 Michelin Star

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    05.01.17 SF Chronicle 2017 Top 100 in the SF Chronicle

    To give readers a head start on the next edition of the Top 100 — and to point to some new or improved restaurants worth checking out — here are some restaurants in contention for the 2017 list. Of course, nothing is certain until the new list is published in May…

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    11.15.16 Haute Living The Saucy Awards

    From the Academy to the Council of Fashion Designers to the James Beard Foundation, there is no shortage of organizations that host glitzy awards ceremonies …

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    10.25.16 SF Chronicle 2017 Michelin Star

    The congratulatory tweets are already multiplying, the Champagne hangovers foretold. The Michelin Guide has released its annual list of star-worthy restaurants in the Bay Area …

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    06.17.16 Wine Enthusiast Wine Enthusiast Top 100

    “Wines of progress” is how Wine Director Jason Alexander describes his list. It joins New World producers that challenge ideas of what grapes are grown and where, with terroir-driven, estate-grown Old World wines. All are chosen to match progressive …

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    04.27.16 SF Chronicle SF Chronicle Top 100​

    The meticulous design unfolds as diners sit at the table at Progress, next door to Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza’s other restaurant …

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    10.13.15 Esquire Best New Restaurants in America 2015

    The restaurant world is changing. Thank God.

    …Chefs who use the pronoun we when describing their creative process, like husband-and-wife chef-owners Nicole Krasinski and Stuart Brioza …

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    1525 Fillmore Street
    San Francisco CA 94115

    sunday to thursday 5:30 – 10:00
    friday to saturday 5:30 – 11:00

    thursday, november 28




    415 673 1294