About Us


Paley’s Place offers Pacific Northwest bistro fare, served in the warm and inviting setting of a Victorian Home in Portland’s Northwest District.

Welcome!

Paley’s Place Bistro & Bar has been an Oregon institution since its February 1995 opening. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Vitaly and Kimberly Paley, the critically-acclaimed restaurant is located within Portland’s leafy Northwest district and prides itself on elegant fare that clearly showcases local, sustainably-produced food.

Chef Paley was the recipient of the 2005 James Beard Foundation Best Chef Pacific Northwest Award, he was nominated as a 2012 James Beard Foundation Semi-Finalist for Outstanding Chef, was a victor on the Food Network’s popular series Iron Chef America, and was declared Chef of the Year in Portland Monthly’s 2012 Restaurant Issue. In addition, Paley’s Place has been featured in several national food magazines, including Saveur, Food & Wine, and Bon Appetit, and is frequently named one of the city’s top restaurants in local publications, The Oregonian and Willamette Week.

Team:
Vitaly Paley:  Chef, Owner
Kimberly Paley: Owner

Luis Cabanas:  Chef de Cuisine
Stan Luoma:   Sous Chef
Lisa Horness:  Pastry Chef

Stevie Walsh: General Manager
Sarah Soards:  Operations Manager
Allison Ullmer: Floor Manager