Now unleashed at Creekside, Janet puts passion into every plate and pizza with her well-balanced menu design. There is no compromise when it comes to freshness, flavor profiles and presentation. Utilizing local, organic, sustainable products and vendors, everything on the Creekside menu is hand-crafted for that "wow factor" presentation and enjoyment.

Owner/Partner CHEF JANET ABRAHAMSON, a lifelong Marin resident,  chef and hospitality veteran. Prior to partnering with Townsley, Janet led full-service, specialty menus and take-out programs along with kitchen and deli operations for over 20 years.

Creekside Designer, Builder and Owner, Pat Townsley

Co-Owner & Chef Janet Abrahamson


We are looking for a few local super stars who are flexible and friendly, fun, hospitality-first team players for Multiple shifts including MORNING and DAYTIME. Weekends are a Must. 
- Pizza Cook / Pizza Finisher
- Prep cook/Line cook/Sandwich maker

- Server: 21+ required. Craft beer and wine enthusiast with a passion for food. Must be extremely detail oriented with an awesome guest-forward personality. 

Email us your work experience, hospitality history, available days and hours to

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Janet is a certified pizza chef and graduate of the International School of Pizza, training directly under 13-time world champion & Forebes 2016 #1 American pizza chef Tony Gemignani.

Destination San ANselmo

Pat Townsley & Jon Taffer

Local resident, designer and hospitality veteran Pat Townsley has brought a new vision and life to downtown San Anselmo in the form of Creekside Pizza & Taproom, a world-class restaurant with a warm feel-good ambiance, so warm and feel good, Creekside just won BEST PIZZA and BEST NEW RESTAURANT in MARIN COUNTY in the 2018 Marin IJ Readers' Choice Awards.

The mission is clear: For the Community, By the Community. "We made this happen; here, now, together, for the benefit of all." says Townsley.

Partnering with long-time friend and colleague, Marin's chef Janet Abrahamson drives Creekside's menu design and savory flavors. Janet brings thoughtful and delicious flavors to every dish with her home-style cooking and beautiful presentations. Every plate is a piece of art.

The quality of the food, beverage and friendly environment at Creekside is exactly what this town and this community needs and deserves. Come join the fun; We look forward to serving you.

Pat Townsley, Founder & Thirst

Janet Abrahamson & Chef Tony Gemignai

Pat is a certified pizza chef from the Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli, and is a wine and craft brew enthusiast. As a designer and builder, Pat worked tirelessly to bring his vision to reality, personally building-out Creekside into a world-class venue with rich and bold accents of copper, wood, stone, handcrafted live-edge tables and Creekside's iconic state of the art 40-tap long-draw craft beer draft system.

Owner/Partner, , Marin native and San Anselmo resident PAT TOWNSLEY began as bar-back and cook at “39 Main” in Tiburon in 1977, led San Rafael’s New George’s Nightclub & Cafe from 1989 to 1996, and has since directed beverage, restaurant and live entertainment operations for companies and venues throughout the Bay Area prior to creating the Creekside concept and experience. 

Today, Creekside is San Anselmo's downtown destination, a community hub and a welcome blend of local hospitality, award winning craft pizzas, Marin's best selection of craft beers on tap, outstanding wines and Townsley's ridiculous commitment to serve the community by being open every day starting at 11 AM, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.