Commonwealth is a Progressive American restaurant located in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District. Executive Chef Jason Fox showcases first rate ingredients, incorporating modern techniques and diverse culinary approaches. Commonwealth donates a portion of each month’s revenue to local non-profits.
Jason Fox is the Executive Chef and a co-owner of Commonwealth. He was previously the Executive Chef of the highly acclaimed Bar Tartine, and Chef de Cuisine of Scott Howard Restaurant. Fox’s holistic approach to cuisine utilizes both modern and traditional techniques and draws influences from Europe, Africa and Asia. His cooking strikes a balance between showcasing and enhancing ingredients, creating harmonious combinations of bold flavors and textures.
Ian Muntzert is the Chef de Cuisine and a co-owner of Commonwealth. His breadth of experience includes many of San Francisco’s iconic restaurants including Coi, Nopa, Zuni Café, Pizzeria Delfina and Bar Tartine. A third-generation chef, at Commonwealth Ian furthers the Muntzert family traditions of cooking, baking and science.
Xelina Leyba is the General Manager and a co-owner of Commonwealth. She was previously the General Manager at Bar Tartine and believes in providing the highest standard of service, while maintaining a convivial and comfortable atmosphere. Her management style inspires strong loyalty among the staff: she’s worked with several of our servers for years.
Anthony Myint is a co-owner of Commonwealth whose responsibilities include production, publicity, and charitable coordination. He’s a co-founder of Mission Street Food—a popular twice-weekly occasional restaurant that helped create Commonwealth’s charitable agenda and public financing model. Myint is also the co-founder of Mission Burger and Mission Chinese Food.