Jonathan is a San Francisco trained chef and mentored by President Clinton’s personal chef at the White House. Now living in the UK, Jonathan is on a mission to find and optimize the best American recipes to what American food is really all about - Wow Factor!
Regularly featured on BBC Radio, diligently working on earning a Michelin Star and finishing his first cookbook, “Americana: Food of the Gods”, Chef Jonathan is starting to make his mark on the culinary world!
“You are a rock star”…”you are a scientist”…”oh my god, I want to take you home!”
The Bank House Restaurant by Chef Jonathan is authentic Californian with an artistic, rustic and causal menu delivering on affordable gourmet dishes that are understood. As a solo chef, Jonathan affords to use the finest ingredients and highly advanced cooking techniques to push culinary boundaries. As a result, we are a small niche destination restaurant catering to those that know food.
Chef Jonathan is a San Franciscan chef, a food academic from the University of California and personally mentored by one of the best American chefs! Master Chef Luce, who actually was awarded the best destination restaurant in the world by National Geographic, a James Beard recipient and President Clinton’s chef at the White House. As a result, the Bank House Restaurant has an exceptional culinary team that knows how to craft quirky American dishes on this side of the pond.
The menu is designed for a Californian active lifestyle, which wants food that excites the senses and nourishes the body The menu features big American regional specialties:
Watermelon BBQ Baby Back Ribs
NY Reuben Sandwich
In addition specializes in California Cuisine that is artistic. lighter and Mexican and Italian fusion style of cooking that powers you for your next activity.
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Veggie Burger with Goat’s Cheese and Guacamole
Avocado Fries with Buttermilk Dressing
Chef Jonathan is focused on the quality of ingredients and using advanced technical skills to release the ingredient’s delights. As a result, Chef Jonathan personally cooks everything from scratch and to order using his own hands. For example, the pastrami is cured and smoked on premise, Jonathan roasts his own coffee bean and even down to crafting his own salad dressings and ice cream. Further, Jonathan does not deep fat fry, freeze or microwave food. You can trust that Chef Jonathan will always use the finest possible ingredients and prepare them with love.
Know your Food - Know Your Chef
Authentic Californian Cuisine
As a typical San Franciscan restaurant, it is relaxing and community focused to give people a chance to rest, socialize and get nourished.
The Bank House Restaurant is well suited for
Catching up with friends
Meeting with colleagues over lunch
Working from “home”
Coffee and cake.
Feel free to bring your own!
Bank House Restaurant by Chef Jonathan
Bank House, Salter Street
Stafford Town Centre
Th 11a - 3p, 5:30p -8p
F 11a - 3p, 5:30p -8p
S 10a - 3p, 5:30p -8p