Chef Daniel Pittman of LUCK at Trinity Groves
October 19 | Accompanied by Aaron Stephens
Drink Pairings Featuring Jack Daniel's Rye
Daniel was born in El Paso, Texas and lived several years in Guam before settling in Arlington. During his years abroad, Daniel was fortunate enough to experience the cuisine of Japan, South Korea, and China. Coming from a Mexican heritage and having parents from New Mexico, Daniel is well-versed in the cuisine of the Southwest. He attended El Centro Culinary Institute and has been in the hospitality industry for 15 years. Daniel has worked for the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in both the Las Colinas and Scottsdale locations. While at the Four Seasons, Daniel became a leader and was responsible for his own kitchen where he managed staff, menu, and ordering. He developed a loyal clientele and earned the respect of his superiors—world-renowned chefs. Daniel has competed in American Culinary Federation-sponsored events against other local Dallas chefs and received a silver medal. Most recently, he has been the Executive Chef of LUCK in Dallas’ hopping Trinity Groves development. Daniel has been part of multiple organizations known for their quality and customer service and strives to continue down that road.
Born in Illinois and raised in McAllen, Texas. Aaron Stephens' debut album Hard Times, Straight Lines garnered interest immediately, landing a spot on Lone Star Music Magazine's list of Top Selling Albums of 2014. While regularly performing blues and funk, Stephens really shines when performing his own original sound. Crowd-pleasing, genre-bending songs served with soulful moments of musical improvisation. His musical influences include Al Green, Bill Withers, Bob Marley and Derek Trucks.