Barbara DIMAS

Inspired by family recipes, self-taught culinary savant, Barbara, seized the opportunity to cook for her family in childhood. Following her degree at UC Berkeley she refined her culinary specialties during life abroad in Germany and Italy, then back in California during her eight years as Resident Chef at Sur La Table she managed events and classes with famous chefs and cookbook authors. Today, she shares her passion via multi-generational cooking classes and neighborhood exploration with an eye on the influence of San Francisco cuisine on its culture.
Fluently trilingual: English, Italian and German.

International Tour Management Institute Certified Tour Director
Certified Tour Guide, San Francisco Tour Guide Guild

Barbara DIMAS


San Francisco, California

Aisle or Window

Aisle – I like to stretch my legs

Hidden Gem

California Street Mosaic steps

Ideal Sunday

Having brunch with my friends.

Travel Item

A bathing suit

You Must Know

That the weather varies from one neighborhood to the other, so dress like an onion, in layers.

Bucket List

Sicily, Italy

My Role

Meeting people from all around the world!