Sayat Ozyilmaz & Laura Milan

Sayat Ozyilmaz & Laura Milan are a husband and wife chef team from Istanbul and Mexico respectively. Laura has worked at incredible places such as Cafe Boulud, Saison, Mugaritz and Eleven Madison Park. Sayat’s pedigree includes restaurants from Mumbai and Istanbul, as well as Le Bernardin, Blue Hill at Stone Barns, and Mourad. Together they’ve successfully been running Istanbul Modern SF since November of 2016 serving a cuisine that pays homage to the cultural legacy of Istanbul. San Francisco anxiously awaits their much-anticipated opening of their California-influenced Middle Eastern restaurant, Noosh.