Adam Tortosa

A California native, Chef Adam Tortosa is the chef/owner of the Hayes Valley’s hippest sushi bar, Robin. He sought out a coveted apprentice position under Los Angeles Master Sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi and after months of observing, as well as practicing knife skills at home on box after box of cucumbers and daikons, Adam was permitted to handle a fish.After working under Chef Uechi and a short time under Chef Michael Voltaggio at Ink restaurant in West Hollywood, the time came for Adam to further push culinary exploration and travel north. With Hayes Valley as its backdrop, Robin features a hyper-seasonal menu offered as an omakase experience for patrons at the bar and in the main dining room.