Born and raised in Louisiana, John Finley has a strong background in creole and Cajun dishes. He graduated from Baltimore International Culinary Academy with honors. Working for Aramark for the past three years, he was the Executive Sous Chef at the Oakland Coliseum, creating menus for large events and crowds, and serving dishes to champions, athletes, and managers from the sports industry.
As the Executive Chef for the Mission Bay Conference Center and The Pub at UCSF, Chef John Finley brings his culinary vision to the menu with ethnically diverse dishes from traditional southern dishes, to Turkish, Moroccan, South America, and Central American just to name a few. In addition to the diversity of menus, John looks to the wealth of local produce in the Bay Area to inspire wholesome meals for the staff, faculty, students, and community at UCSF Mission Bay.
The Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF is an exciting meeting and event destination, centered in UCSF's 43-acre life sciences campus for teaching and research.
For additional information about the Mission Bay Conference Center please contact:
Megan McCabe Noonan
Sr. Sales and Marketing Manager
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
p) 415.514.4848 f) 415.476.5550