Perez joined JW Marriott® Starr Pass six years ago as a kitchen supervisor at the Signature Grill.
After 16 years in the food industry and six years with JW Marriott® Starr Pass Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz., Daniel Perez has earned the top culinary spot at the resort: Executive Chef.
Perez will oversee the resort’s entire culinary department, including five on-site restaurants—Primo, Signature Grill, Catalina Barbeque Co. & Sports Bar, Salud and Plunge—plus banquet and catering services. He will work with executive sous chefs, banquet chefs and chefs de cuisine throughout the resort designing and planning menus and managing food preparation, quality control, and culinary budgeting.
Perez joined JW Marriott® Starr Pass six years ago as a kitchen supervisor at the Signature Grill. He spent the next six years moving up and working toward his goal of obtaining the position of executive chef at Starr Pass.