HAUTE LIVING SAN FRANCISCO JULY-AUGUST 2020 ISSUE

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HauteCUISINE

BY STEPH KEAY

PROFILE

Chef David Nayfeld of Che Fico

PUTTING IT ALL ON THE TABLE RAZOR-THIN PROFIT MARGINS. SKY-HIGH RENTS. SURVIVING AS A RESTAURATEUR

I spoke to several local chefs about what happened when they were ordered to shel-

is no easy feat in San Francisco, even during a typical year. Adding a global pandemic

ter in place, how the pandemic has highlighted long-simmering issues in the uniquely

to the mix is a recipe for disaster. Experts have predicted up to 50 percent of San Fran-

vulnerable restaurant industry, and what the future of dining might look like—for better

cisco’s restaurants could close permanently following the pandemic.

or for worse.

“Our mission has always been to provide an exquisite dining experience to everyone. We have done some incredibly creative, innovative things, including bento boxes, fresh barbeque on the weekends, and sweets for pick-up and delivery.” – Chef Claude Le Tohic of ONE65 38

PHOTO CREDIT: ©CHRISTOPHER MICHEL

Three Bay Area chefs speak candidly about the issues they’re facing during shelter-in-place. The one thing they all agree on: the future of dining is in our hands.


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Aspire: Assessing the Safety of Pregnancy in the Coronavirus Pandemic

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pages 24-29

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Publisher’sLETTER

3min
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HauteSEAT

8min
pages 116-119

HauteAMBASSADOR Life CoachHauteAMBASSADOR Life Coach

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HauteAMBASSADOR Literary ReviewsLiterary Reviews

7min
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HauteAMBASSADOR Health & Wellness

12min
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HauteAMBASSADOR Wine Country

6min
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In Memoriam: JOEL REVZEN (1945-2020)

2min
pages 104-105

TheHAUTE LISTAuto

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HauteRESIDENCE

3min
pages 96-99

HauteTRAVEL

6min
pages 92-95

HauteTRAVEL

6min
pages 86-91

HauteWELLNESS

4min
pages 82-85

HauteWELLNESS

11min
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FNNCH Local artist takes to the street with his message of unity and hope

11min
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PROFILE

5min
pages 60-63

PROFILE

7min
pages 56-59

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8min
pages 50-55

Haute CUISINE

12min
pages 40-45

Haute SHOPPING

7min
pages 46-49

HauteHOTEL

9min
pages 36-41

HauteART

9min
pages 20-23

Editor-in-Chief’s LETTER

6min
pages 12-13
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