Months after Two-Alarm Fire, David Kinch’s Manresa will Reopen on New Year’s Eve

Manresa restaurant returns on New Year’s Eve after recovering from a fire that inflicted heavy damage on the kitchen

David Kinch will reopen Manresa in Los Gatos, Calif. on New Year's Eve. 

Manresa, David Kinch’s two-Michelin-starred restaurant that suffered major kitchen damage during a two-alarm fire in July, will reopen on New Year’s Eve with a special dinner, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. The restaurant has already begun accepting reservations online, and phone lines will be open as of Monday, December 15.

Following the New Year’s Eve dinner, Manresa will resume regular service on January 2.

The menu prices have risen slightly. According to the Chronicle: “Upon reopening, Manresa’s tasting menu will be $198, with optional wine pairings for an additional $198 for the premium wine pairing or $118 for the classic version. The special New Year’s Eve menu is $245, with wine pairings an additional $245 or $145.”

On Instagram, David Kinch personally announced the return of Manresa.

“It is with great pleasure [we] announce we are opening up our books and [beginning] reservations for the next chapter at Manresa… The past is almost behind us and we look forward to welcoming you all in 2015. We are beyond excited at the future moving forward!”


Kinch will also open ManresaBread in a nearby retail space in 2015.