Nearly three years after walking away from the stoves, RH Rising Star Melissa Perello has returned, this time as chef/owner of Frances, her new spot in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood. After a meteoric rise, culminating in a high-profile post at San Francisco’s acclaimed Fifth Floor restaurant, Melissa Perello fell off the radar at the end of 2006. Claiming burnout, Perello traded in her apron to travel, visiting New Zealand and Italy, renovate her home kitchen and do some hard ...
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