Why did we dine here? – Aster is the latest in the Daniel Patterson Restaurant Group’s establishments. (Coi, Alta CA, etc) It is focused on California Cuisine using local farmers, ranchers and purveyors products, especially produce. They earned One Michelin Star in 2016. Executive Chef Brett Michael Cooper (Rubicon, Coi, Saison, Outerlands) has a long distinguished record for fine cooking.