Dan Richer

Dan Richer

Jersey City

About Dan Richer

Chef Dan began to cook and was inspired to learn everything he could about Italian cooking techniques and ingredients. He started a catering company at first and then began working in professional kitchens. In 2007, Dan purchased Arturo’s in Maplewood, New Jersey, and turned a struggling pizzeria into a fun, lively neighborhood restaurant lauded for its fresh ingredients and artisanal pizza. In recognition of his cooking, Dan was a James Beard Foundation Rising Star Chef semi-finalist in 2011.

My Venues


  • Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic Nominee, 2018
    James Beard Foundation
  • Rising Star Chef of the Year Nominee, 2011
    James Beard Foundation

Behind the Scenes

Strong bake today
"Strong bake today 💪🍕#nj"
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#Repost @slowrisepizza with
"get_repost ・・・ So much has already been said about this rising pizza star, I’m not sure I could add anything to it except to say that he is my best new #thesehands"
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At My Venues