Art of the Plate
Join Chef Dan Landsberg and General Manager Michael Gluckman of Hall Arts as they share how they work to incorporate art with their catering and food offerings. Plate presentations run the full range of super simple to very complex. From appetizer to dessert they want their guests’ experience at any event to be enhanced by food. They will share with us how they have honed their craft in making visually stunning presentations that are not only beautiful but delectable as well!
Executive Chef Dan Landsberg
Dan Landsberg comes to HALL Arts Hotel following an 11-year tenure with ZaZa Hospitality where he led the culinary efforts at Dragonfly and later assisted in concepting and directing operations across the brand. His career has given him the opportunity to work with a variety of established restaurants, chefs and brands including Stephan Pyles Restaurant, Wynwood Hospitality, Tillman’s Roadhouse and Lange Twins Family Winery and Vineyard. Elated to be a part of the HALL Arts Hotel team and at the helm of Ellie’s, he is ready to make his mark with a new menu of flavorful dishes using seasonal and local ingredients.
General Manager Michael Gluckman
Michael Gluckman grew an interest in fine dining at a young age when he watched his grandfather run the kitchen of an 800-seat restaurant. Intrigued by his grandfather’s diligent work ethic and restaurant success, Mr. Gluckman entered The Culinary Institute of America, followed by 13 years with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, including 9 years as a general manager of Fearing’s at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Mr. Gluckman comes to Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge from Ventana by Buckner, a luxury senior living destination in Dallas, where he served as Director of Culinary Services. He looks forward to creating fun and memorable dining experiences for our guests.