Dan Rodgers

Dan Rodgers

Manager at Staple & Fancy

Dan has been working in the Seattle restaurant scene for well over a decade. Before managing Staple & Fancy, Dan helped open and run La Bête on Capitol Hill. Before that he had long stints at Lark and the original Flying Fish.


Fayetteville, Arkansas

First Restaurant Job

Dish washer/prep cook at Penguin Ed's Bar-B-Q in Fayetteville  when I was 15. Been in restaurants ever since!

Last Restaurant Job

Manager of La Bête

Alternate Universe Career

Building custom cabins in the woods.

Favorite Late Night Snack

Glorious golden Tater Tots!!

After Work Hangout

Montana or the Twilight Exit

Secret Ingredient

Love. You can bottle that stuff up and put it in everything! Hope is also a good mixer.

What do you love about Seattle?

It's just so damn pretty!

Can't Live Without


What's On The DVR?

Dorky stuff

What's On The Nightstand?

Currently (it changes often): Winter by Rick Bass and The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

What's On The iPod?

Thee Oh Sees

Favorite Movie Quote

Not movie, but Bart from The Simpsons: "I can't promise I'll try, but I'll try to try."

What I've LEarned

Be nice. It's so much easier than being mean.

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