Chef Dan

Dan Tobias-Kotyk & Perspectives


Dan Tobias-Kotyk is a graduate from St. Cloud State University in Social Studies/Secondary Education. He also is a self proclaimed “foodie” and licensed teacher.  In 1998 when Perspectives launched their Kids Cafe program Dan was hired to run the kitchen and forever to be called Chef Dan.   Under Chef Dan’s direction, as well a licensed nutritional consultant, Kids Cafe has grown into a five day/week 12 month/year nutritional program that serves over 15,000 healthy meals/snacks each year to at-risk students in grades K-8 that live in St. Louis Park.