Daniel Giusti

Chef-Owner // Brigaid

With a desire to feed more people and the knowledge that chefs are uniquely suited to work within the limitations of the National School Lunch program, Chef Dan Giusti began Brigaid to change the narrative surrounding good meals for kids at school. Prior to the launch of Brigaid, Dan was the Head Chef at Noma, a world-renowned restaurant in Copenhagen, where for 4 years he contributed to the restaurant’s consistent status as the best restaurant in the world. Brigaid strives to make more delicious meals for students and improve the dining experience by bringing trained chefs into the school cafeterias. Dan is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.

My Sessions

School children need better food, but who decides what’s “better”?

La Fonda on the Plaza

Dan Giusti was the head chef at Noma, widely considered the best restaurant in the world, for three years before he quit. When he made it home to the U.S., he founded Brigaid, a startup designed to transform the way kids eat lunch in school. Using a unique blend of startup spirit and the hard […]