Photograph by Christian Davis.
Help build our future restaurant and hospitality workforce

Meet our volunteer leaders


Our leadership volunteers appreciate the value of workforce development in the restuarant and hospitality sectors ... because most of them work in these industries.

Food in Fashion thanks these individuals who are planning Food in Fashion 2019.

VOLUNTEERS
Mary Abrams, Cleveland Menu
Virginia Acosta, The Joule
Pam Barnes, 50 Shades of Pop
Gerardo Cantu, The Joule
Javier Capuchino, North Dallas Woman's Club
Donald Chalko, The Joule
Justin Collins, Ben E. Keith Company
Billie de la Rosa-Strietzel, The Joule
Steve DeShazo, El Centro College Food and Hospitality Institute
Keith Foster, BKD Dallas
Melissa Doolin-Koehne, TDn2K
Joe Klaric, The Joule
Kim Laurie, Forty Five Ten
Renee McKenney, Visit Dallas
Margaret McKoin, The Time Group
Brian Medina, Self Opportunity
Jordan Mowbray, Marsh Wortham
Martina Resendez, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Michael Starr, Forty Five Ten
Sharon Van Meter, 3015 at Trinity Groves/SVM Productions
KJ Vincelette, Champion Management
Greg Watson, Dugg Burger
Lisa Welch, Headington Companies
Lisa Winkley, Weddings With Winkley

OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER
Christian Davis, Christian Davis Photography

STAFF
Jerry Walker, Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
Debora Russell, Greater Dallas Restaurant Association

PRODUCER
Randall White, Elettore


Food in Fashion will be presented by the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association, Monday, Mar. 18, 2019, at The Joule, Dallas.

Proceeds benefit career-development programs in the restaurant and hospitality industries.

Our primary beneficiary is the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation. A 501 (c)(3) charitable non-profit [Tax ID: 74-2732907], TRAEF sponsors ProStart, a restaurant workforce-development program in public schools.

A portion of proceeds will also be donated to El Centro College's Food and Hospitality Institute and CitySquare's WorkPaths Hospitality Training Program.



Contact Us


Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
14785 Preston Rd., Suite 455
Dallas, TX 75254 USA
(972) 671-4372
Debora Russell
drussell@gdra.org