Corso is a Florentine inspired restaurant on Shattuck Avenue near Downtown Berkeley. The San Francisco Chronicle awarded us Top 10 Best New Restaurants 2008 and Top 100 Best Restaurants 2008 and 2009. We also were Runner Up in Diablo Magazine's Best Restaurants 2009. Chef de Cuisine Louis Le Gassac was chef at Baywolf in Oakland for eight years. Chef Le Gassac trained under chefs Mike Tusk and Paul Canales at Oliveto. Executive Chef/Owner Wendy Brucker has worked in many of the top restaurants in the Bay Area and has been Chef/Owner of Rivoli Restaurant for 23 years. Rivoli was named to the Top 100 Restaurants 17 straight years. She was named a Rising Star Chef in 1993 and has been featured in all the local and national food magazines.