Chef Daniel Palaima


Chef Daniel Palaima leads the kitchen staff at Tyger Tyger. Daniel is Santa Barbara born-and-raised who returned home from Chicago after stints with chefs Grant Achatz at Next and Stephanie Izard at Duck, Duck, Goat. Palaima’s culinary career was launched locally at hometown favorites, Brothers at Mattei’s Tavern in Los Olivos and Root 246 in Solvang.

Manager Kellie Ditch


Kellie Ditch is Tyger Tyger’s front of house manager. Originally from Acme Hospitality’s Lucky Penny, Kellie brings with her a wealth of knowledge in fast-fine restaurant management and quality service.