Joyce Goldstein is a consultant to the restaurant and food industries. Her areas of expertise are menu design, recipe development, staff training and kitchen planning. For twelve years she was Chef/Owner of the ground-breaking Mediterranean Restaurant, SQUARE ONE, in San Francisco. Her menu presented the foods of Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. SQUARE ONE won numerous prestigious industry awards for food, wine and service. Prior to SQUARE ONE, Joyce was chef of the Cafe at Chez Panisse for 3 years. She was founder and director of the California Street Cooking School, San Francisco's first international cooking school. Joyce taught kitchen design for the University of California’s Department of Architecture. In addition to her consulting work, Joyce was Visiting Executive Chef of the Wine Spectator Restaurant at the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone in the Napa Valley. Joyce was voted San Francisco FOCUS magazine's Chef of the Year in 1992. She received the James Beard Award for Best Chef in California for 1993. And in 2005 she received the Lifetime Achievement award- from Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Joyce is a cooking teacher, lecturer, and has written 26 cookbooks many of them award winners. In 2013 she completed a history, Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years that Changed our Culinary Consciousness published by University of California Press.