Anne Le Ziblatt
Chef + Proprietor
Anne’s extensive career in hospitality has spanned nearly 20 years, which has included fine dining service, operations, finance, human resources, food, wine and public relations.
Although Anne started her career in hospitality as a child working in her mother’s restaurant, Vung Tau, she opened her first restaurant, Tamarine, in 2002. Anne was the proprietor of Tamarine Restaurant & Gallery (Palo Alto, California) and Bong Su Restaurant & Lounge (San Francisco, California). At both restaurants, Anne ventured to create dining destinations that reflected the high style, haute cuisine trends found in the metropolis cities of Vietnam and throughout South‐East Asia. Tamarine was named a “Bay Area Top 100” restaurant by the San Francisco Chronicle and was noted as “superbly reimagining Vietnamese cuisine” by the Economist Magazine. Forbes declared Tamarine a “Global Power Dining Destination,” highlighting the restaurant as the steady dining destination of Silicon Valley’s leading technology titans.
At Bong Su, Anne garnered national acclaim when the restaurant was named by Esquire Magazine as one of America’s “Top 20 Best New Restaurants” in the country.
Prior to her years in hospitality, Anne was the Director of Marketing and Communications for Kroll, a leading global provider of risk management services. While at Kroll, Anne led the team that developed and implemented the global marketing and communications strategies that drove the market demand for Kroll’s Cyber Security division. In that role, she created communications initiatives for product launches, developed sales tools, advertising campaigns, public relations, internal communications, and corporate promotional events.
Before her time at Kroll, Anne worked in various marketing and communications roles in technology throughout Silicon Valley.
Anne attended Santa Clara University and has a bachelor’s degree in Asian studies; in addition, she has completed her first level sommelier certification by the Court of Master Sommeliers. Based in San Francisco, Anne speaks Vietnamese and Spanish. In her downtime she is an avid runner who relishes cooking, entertaining, modern Vietnamese art and travel. Most importantly, she is the proud dog mom to a Vizsla named Jack.