Does any one remember the name of the restaurant on the top floor of the St. Francis Hotel? This is around the late 1970's-early 80's. I remember they had a dress code (men had to wear jackets) and the food was really good.
Probably the dish was invented well before the restaurant on the top floor was named for him. "Celery Victor is an historical American marinaded celery salad dish invented in 1910 by Victor Hertzler, head chef at San Francisco, California's St. Francis Hotel"