Daniel Barron

My Venues


  • Nominee for Best Chef: Southeast
    James Beard Foundation
  • Chef of the Year
    Gaslamp Quarter Association
  • Chef of the Fest
    San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
  • Top 10 Molecular Gastronomy Restaurants

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Strawberry Banana and olive
"Strawberry Banana and olive oil cake on our new dessert menu @la Valencia in La Jolla CA Come and get it!"
New dessert menu at The Med
"New dessert menu at The Med @lavalencia this is our Key Lime Pie"
Yours truly holding 2 of our
"Yours truly holding 2 of our first order of chickens from our exclusive partner farm just outside of San Diego. Where do you your chickens come from? la Valencia hotel la Jolla Ca"
Albacore, pickled radish,
"Albacore, pickled radish, smoked seaweed, baby leek pur351e at the la Valencia hotel in la Jolla, Ca"
What you are looking at is
"What you are looking at is part of our newest dessert at La Valencia! A cooks pig ranch pork rind drizzled with valrhona chocolate and fleur de sel! It's real good!"
Saut\351ed John
"Saut351ed John Dory-caledonian prawns-lemon snow-6 textures of celery at La Valencia now!"