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Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski; State Bird Provisions

Chefs Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski of State Bird Provisions

This podcast episode features Chefs Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski of State Bird Provisions, who have been partners in crime within the restaurant industry for a very long time.

Chef Brioza attended the Culinary Institute of America, where he graduated with top honors. He then began cooking in Chicago’s famous Savarin restaurant. Chef Krasinski is a skilled pastry chef who started her career in Chicago as well at the Red Hen Bakery.

They were then hired and worked side-by-side as Executive Chef and Pastry Chef at Tapawingo restaurant in Ellsworth, Michigan.

In 2011, they returned to their native state of California and opened State Bird Provisions in San Francisco. They have since won numerous accolades and opened a few new spaces, including The Progress (which sits next door to State Bird Provisions) and The Anchovy Bar (which is located around the corner).

In this episode, Chefs Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski share with us their travels in France and other countries in an attempt to solve what cooking really is, how they work together, the importance of elevating those who work with them and a few of their favorite San Francisco spots.

Don’t miss these Stoveside Stories – and bon appetit!