Dainius Vaitiekunas

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Vilnius College Of Design
Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Lifestyle
  • Dainius is a feature writer at The Daily Meal.
  • He has first-hand professional experience in the food and beverage industry.
  • Dainius jump-started his writer's career at the Paper Planes marketing agency in Lithuania.


For more than 13 years, Dainius has shared his passion for food and great service as a chef, business consultant and, more recently, food writer. It was natural for him to combine his excellent communication skills with his in-depth knowledge of food science and technology, rich gastronomic history and the finest ingredients. With his well-researched and skillfully written articles, Dainius continues on this newly forged path. Before joining The Daily Meal, he wrote for a number of food brands in Lithuania such as Daily Spoon and Cityrush. Away from work, he enjoys spending time in nature and testing new recipes in his kitchen studio at home.


Dainius has a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from Vilnius College of Design.
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