ABOUT PEARL SOCIAL

Pearl Social is an intimate cocktail and music bar. Pearl Social’s name gives a nod to the celebrated first lady of Santa Barbara, Pearl Chase, a community activist who worked tirelessly on the historic preservation and beautification of Santa Barbara.

 

Pearl Social is intended to be a place of connection for our community to come together in a social and convivial atmosphere.

 

Music is a nightly feature of Pearl Social featuring jazz, blues, folk, rock, acoustic instrumental and vocal performances as well as DJs spinning favorite tunes.

 

We look forward to serving you.

 

 Hours

Monday, Thursday, & Sunday | 5pm to 10pm

Friday & Saturday | 5pm to 12am

Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

OUR TEAM

Chef Jason Paluska

Originally from Tomball, Texas, Jason Paluska began his cooking career in San Francisco under chefs Mitch and Steve Rosenthal of Town Hall, Salt House and Anchor & Hope in 2006. Jason went on to became a sous chef at Michael Mina’s RN74 in San Francisco. For four years he worked under renowned chef Jason Berthold, formerly of the French Laundry & Per Se. In 2013 he left the Bay area and moved to Santa Barbara as the opening executive chef of The Lark restaurant. Most recently Jason and his team at the Lark received the Michelin Plate award in June of 2019.

Stephanie Perkins, General Manager

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Stephanie completed her undergraduate degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston, Conrad Hilton College. After graduation, she moved to Napa Valley to attend the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone for the Accelerated Wine and Beverage Program. Upon completion, she obtained her Level 2 Sommelier certification and CSW. Stephanie landed in Santa Barbara at The Lark as a wildly successful manager. She was hand-picked to become General Manager at Loquita where she led the service team to their Michelin “Bib Gourmand” designation. After a stint opening the culinary program at the Stanley Ranch Auberge Resort in Napa Valley, Stephanie is thrilled to be back home at The Lark.