You Should Know: Christian Kneedler

by Christie Grimm · March 18, 2016

Never bite the hand that feeds you. True. But even more true is the saying which we're going to create right now but should definitely be culturally archived as a proverb: Never bite the hand that seats you. Christian Kneedler has been the well-loved Maître d’ of legendary Los Angeles power dining spot Dan Tanas for over a decade. You'll want to make nice with him the first time round.

Name: Christian Kneedler
Occupation: Maitre’d (Dan Tana’s) Owner (Olsons deli)
Place of birth: Stockholm, Sweded
Instagram / Twitter: @ScandiCandy
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

What do you actually do all day? Try to wake up, then I go to Olsens/Dan Tana’s and then eat, back home and then Dan Tana’s again. 

Favorite song growing up? Perfect Day. Any David Bowie….

My biggest secret is… Still a secret 

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Weather 

My motto is… Work hard, play hard rest. 

My alter ego is… Dan Rickles/Detective Callahan 

The last drink I had was… O.P. Anderson

My secret crush is…  Rose Rollius 

What was your first job? Daycare / Kindergarten 

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Drive up the coast to Big Sur  

Coming from? Going to? Home, work 

What is your favorite work of art? Women

Who should we know? Yourself