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Daniel Patterson

Chef & Restaurateur
Alta Group
Mental Health & Work/Life Balance

Daniel Patterson is the Oakland-based chef and restaurateur behind Alta Group, which includes Coi and Kaya in SF; Dyafa and Plum Bar in Oakland; and Alta Adams and Adams Coffee Shop in LA. He is also the co-founder of the ground-breaking fast food venture LocoL and has received numerous awards including Food & Wine Best New Chef in 1997 and James Beard Award for Best Chef: West in 2014.