Welcome to SoBo: A Culinary Legacy Crafted by Chef Lisa Ahier

Nestled in the heart of Tofino, SoBo stood as a testament to the culinary vision of Chef Lisa Ahier, a pioneer in bringing fresh, locally-inspired dining to the rugged beauty of British Columbia's coast.

Founded by Lisa Ahier, SoBo grew from a humble eatery into one of Tofino's most celebrated restaurants. With a passion for excellence and a commitment to showcasing the best of the region, Chef Lisa transformed SoBo into a culinary destination that captured the essence of the Pacific Northwest.

Chef Lisa Ahier's journey was a story of dedication to the craft and a deep connection to the local community. Her culinary expertise and commitment to using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients earned SoBo a reputation as an award-winning, family-friendly establishment—a coastal tradition for food and wine lovers alike.

Beyond the restaurant, Chef Lisa Ahier's influence extended to the SoBo cookbook, a collection of recipes that invited you to recreate the flavors of Tofino in your own kitchen. Each dish reflected not only Chef Lisa's expertise but also the rich tapestry of the surrounding landscape.

SoBo was more than just a dining experience; it was a reflection of Chef Lisa Ahier's passion for culinary artistry and her dedication to creating a warm, inviting space for locals and visitors alike. Whether indulging in our fresh lunches, savoring handmade dinners, or opting for the convenience of SoBo to-Go, every aspect of SoBo was imbued with Chef Lisa Ahier's commitment to quality and flavor.