Mat Schuster

Canela Bistro and Wine Bar, San Francisco, Chef and Co-Owner

Mat Schuster specializes in traditional Spanish and Spanish-inspired California cuisine. While finishing his undergraduate degree at Emory University, Mat traveled to Europe where he cultivated his love for cooking. He attended the California Culinary Academy’s College of Food in San Diego and Bauman College in Berkeley, where he attained his Nutrition Educator status. A former instructor at Draeger’s Cooking School, Mat has also taught cooking classes for many Bay Area venues including Parties that Cook, Whole Foods Market, Sur la Table, Ramekins, COPIA and College of San Mateo.

  • Tapas From Canela Bistro & Bar
    San Mateo
    Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6:30 PM

    Spring Menestra—braised artichokes, fava beans, peas and cauliflower in olive oil with Spanish ham
    Stuffed Piquillo Peppers with Spring Greens, Asparagus and Bechamel
    Ensaladilla Rusa—Spanishstyle potato salad with oil packed tuna, aioli, hardboiled egg and piquillo peppers
    Mussels en Escebeche—chilled and preserved mussels in olive oil, Spanish paprika, sherry vinegar, onion and carrot
    Gambas al Ajillo—seared shrimp with sauce of black garlic, sherry and preserved lemon