After dedicating 15 years of his life to cooking, Brandon Jew felt conflicted about his love for Chinese food and his frustration with how Americans view Chinese food. Mister Jiu’s was born to preserve the tradition of Chinese cuisine and to showcase a contemporary take with San Francisco food values: small farm, organic, and seasonal ingredients. Now with 55 employees, Mister Jiu’s is a Chinese American restaurant that highlights the best of both cultures.
“I went everywhere to try and get funding and support to open,” remembers Brandon. “Main Street Launch was the only place that heard me out, was willing to help, and believed in my vision enough to take the risk with me.”
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