Rogelio Garcia
Executive Chef
Luce

Born in Mexico and raised in Northern California with deep connections to local farmers, Rogelio Garcia’s cooking showcases culinary techniques and locally sourced ingredients.
Chef Garcia began working in Northern California kitchens at the age of 15, when he landed a job as a dishwasher in Napa while still in high school. Chef Garcia’s culinary career includes positions at two-Michelin starred Cyrus in Healdsburg, where he worked under Chef Douglas Keane, and as Chef de Partie at French Laundry. As Executive Chef at Angele; and then at The Commissary, he received 3 stars from renowned San Francisco Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer. Garcia earned a Michelin star at Spruce for 2018 and 2019. He is currently Executive Chef at Michelin-starred Luce in San Francisco’s Intercontinental Hotel. Rogelio is a Bravo’s Top Chef Season 15 alum and has been a featured chef at two dinners at the famed James Beard Foundation House.