Executive Chef, Bad Hunter
A Boston native, Dan Snowden's foray into cooking began at the young age of 15, as a prep cook at a gritty fried seafood restaurant in Newburyport, MA. Dan earned his Associates Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson and Wales in Denver then moved to Los Angeles where he worked his way up the ranks to sous chef. In 2011, Dan moved to Chicago where he accepted a job with One Off Hospitality, first at The Publican and eventually becoming part of the opening team at the acclaimed Nico Osteria.
In 2016, Dan joined Heisler Hospitality to become the opening Executive Chef at Bad Hunter, a vegetable-forward restaurant where Dan brings to life his vision of "creating interesting and thought provoking food that makes people excited to dine out." Since opening in October 2016, Bad Hunter has garnered praise from diners and critics alike, earning a place on "Best New Restaurant" lists around the city.