The talented Executive Chef at Puerto 27,Jose Calvo-Perez is a San Francisco native. Jose studied at San Francisco City College Hotel and Restaurant Department. He then attended California Culinary Academy after graduating Archbishop Riordan High School. While in High School, Jose obtained his passion for food from working alongside his father at his restaurant Fresca in San Francisco. The time Jose spent living and working abroad in Spain, Peru, Puerto Rico, France and Italy, not only promoted his cooking manner but it gave his ornate dishes an exquisite infusion of international flavors rooted on his Peruvian heritage. Upon returning to San Francisco Jose put his culinary skills to work. He dominated the kitchen at his father’s restaurant making Fresca a local favorite. Before long he added two additional Fresca restaurants and shortly after ventured off into opening Pasiòn. After much success and recognition Jose has pursued his dream of providing the Bay Area with a Peruvian kitchen and Pisco Bar with Puerto 27. Jose’s devotion and dedication to serving good food and an intriguing dining experience has created a buzz amongst food critics and local regulars.