Our Members

Abby Love
Pastry Chef, Dai Due
Abby LovePastry Chef, Dai Due
Alma Alcocer-Thomas
Chef/Owner, El Alma Cafe y Cantina
Alma Alcocer-ThomasChef/Owner, El Alma Cafe y Cantina
Amanda Rockman
Executive Pastry Chef, The South Congress Hotel
Amanda RockmanExecutive Pastry Chef, The South Congress Hotel
Amy March
Co-owner/Chef, The Steeping Room
Amy MarchCo-owner/Chef, The Steeping Room
Anastacia Uriegas
Writer and Web/Print Designer, Self-Employed
Anastacia UriegasWriter and Web/Print Designer, Self-Employed
Angela Moench
Owner, Stone House Vineyard & Winery
Angela MoenchOwner, Stone House Vineyard & Winery
April Wright Collins
Owner, Vintage Wine Marketing
April Wright CollinsOwner, Vintage Wine Marketing
Beth Pav
Founder/Owner, Culinary Consultant, Writer & Curator, Cooking by Design
Beth PavFounder/Owner, Culinary Consultant, Writer & Curator, Cooking by Design
Brandy Gibbs
Owner/Chef, Fine Home Dining
Brandy GibbsOwner/Chef, Fine Home Dining
Brenda Johnson
Vice-President, Virtuoso Wine Spirits
Brenda JohnsonVice-President, Virtuoso Wine Spirits
Carla Crownover
Co-Owner, Springdale Handmade
Carla CrownoverCo-Owner, Springdale Handmade
Carol Huntsberger
Owner, Quality Seafood
Carol HuntsbergerOwner, Quality Seafood
Cathy Cochran-Lewis
Global Marketing Programs Coordinator, Whole Foods Market
Cathy Cochran-LewisGlobal Marketing Programs Coordinator, Whole Foods Market
Cathy Strange
Global Cheese Buyer, Whole Foods Market
Cathy StrangeGlobal Cheese Buyer, Whole Foods Market
Courtney Bond
Editor/Food Writer, Texas Monthly
Courtney BondEditor/Food Writer, Texas Monthly
Cynthia Lew
Marketing Manager, Whole Foods Market
Cynthia LewMarketing Manager, Whole Foods Market
Dana Dupree
Managing Partner, Napa Flats Wood-Fired Kitchen
Dana DupreeManaging Partner, Napa Flats Wood-Fired Kitchen
Denise Clarke
DC Communications
Denise ClarkeDC Communications
Edna Lynn Porter
Chef, instructor, Le Cordon Bleu
Edna Lynn PorterChef, instructor, Le Cordon Bleu
Elaine Garza
Partner, Giant Noise PR
Elaine GarzaPartner, Giant Noise PR
Erika Bongart
Chef Instructor, Austin Community College Culinary Arts
Erika BongartChef Instructor, Austin Community College Culinary Arts
Foo Swasdee
Chef-owner Satay, cooking teacher, caterer
Foo SwasdeeChef-owner Satay, cooking teacher, caterer
Gina Burchenal
Owner, Gina's Kitchen catering, personal chef, culinary instructor/consultant
Gina BurchenalOwner, Gina's Kitchen catering, personal chef, culinary instructor/consultant
Ha Lam
National Photographer, Whole Foods Market
Ha LamNational Photographer, Whole Foods Market
Hannah Casparian
Owner, Hannah Bakery
Hannah CasparianOwner, Hannah Bakery
Jackie Letelier
Publisher, Revista Mujer
Jackie LetelierPublisher, Revista Mujer
Jaime Bowers
CEO, Bola Pizza
Jaime BowersCEO, Bola Pizza
Janet Chaykin
Chef/Consultant, Chaykin Consulting
Janet ChaykinChef/Consultant, Chaykin Consulting
Janie Ramirez
Chef de Cuisine, Dai Due
Janie RamirezChef de Cuisine, Dai Due
Janina O’Leary
Chef
Janina O’LearyChef
Jennifer Bartos
Owner, Make It Sweet
Jennifer BartosOwner, Make It Sweet
Jennifer Brown
General Manager, Green Pastures
Jennifer BrownGeneral Manager, Green Pastures
Jessica Dupuy
Writer
Jessica DupuyWriter
Jessica Maher
Owner, Lenoir and Metier Cook's Supply
Jessica MaherOwner, Lenoir and Metier Cook's Supply
Johanna Gordy Brown
Product development, marketing/sales
Johanna Gordy BrownProduct development, marketing/sales
Julie Busch
Pastry Chef Instructor, The Art Institute of Austin
Julie BuschPastry Chef Instructor, The Art Institute of Austin
Julie Kuhlken
Co-Owner and Marketing Director, Pedernales Cellars
Julie KuhlkenCo-Owner and Marketing Director, Pedernales Cellars
Karen Billings Johnson
Co-Owner/President, Alamosa Wine Cellars
Karen Billings JohnsonCo-Owner/President, Alamosa Wine Cellars
Karen Odom Spezia
Writer, Tribeza Magazine, freelance
Karen Odom SpeziaWriter, Tribeza Magazine, freelance
Kate Payne
Co-Founder, Salud! Bitters
Kate PayneCo-Founder, Salud! Bitters
Kayo Asazu
Owner, Kome Sushi Kitchen
Kayo AsazuOwner, Kome Sushi Kitchen
Kellie Nutt-Robinson
Selling & Events Manager, Central Market H-E-B
Kellie Nutt-RobinsonSelling & Events Manager, Central Market H-E-B
Kendall Antonelli
Co-Owner, Antonelli's Cheese, LLC
Kendall AntonelliCo-Owner, Antonelli's Cheese, LLC
Kitty Crider
Freelance writer
Kitty CriderFreelance writer
Kristi Willis
Sr. Program Manager, Customer Marketing, Whole Foods Market
Kristi WillisSr. Program Manager, Customer Marketing, Whole Foods Market
Laura Kelso
Director of Mobile Products, RetailMeNot
Laura KelsoDirector of Mobile Products, RetailMeNot
Lorena Legarreta
Culinary Instructor, The Art Institute
Lorena LegarretaCulinary Instructor, The Art Institute
Lori Hinze
Director, Cook, Learn, Grow LLC
Lori HinzeDirector, Cook, Learn, Grow LLC
Lynda Berrios
Small Food Business Consultant
Lynda BerriosSmall Food Business Consultant
Maggie Perkins
Market Chef, From Maggie's Farm/Texas Farmers' Markets
Maggie PerkinsMarket Chef, From Maggie's Farm/Texas Farmers' Markets
Maria Candil
Chef/ Owner, Paellas, Tapas & More
Maria CandilChef/ Owner, Paellas, Tapas & More
Mariam Parker
Executive Director, Austin Food & Wine Alliance
Mariam ParkerExecutive Director, Austin Food & Wine Alliance
Martha Pincoffs
President, Hat Creek Provisions
Martha PincoffsPresident, Hat Creek Provisions
Mary Margaret Pack
Food Writer, food stylist, and private chef
Mary Margaret PackFood Writer, food stylist, and private chef
Melanie McAfee
Proprietor, Barr Mansion
Melanie McAfeeProprietor, Barr Mansion
Meredith Beeman
Cooking School Manager, Central Market
Meredith BeemanCooking School Manager, Central Market
Michele Haram
National Sales Director, Vermont Creamery
Michele HaramNational Sales Director, Vermont Creamery
Molly Siegler
Food Editor, Whole Foods Market
Molly SieglerFood Editor, Whole Foods Market
Morgan Angelone
Director of Operations, Dai Due New School of Traditional Cookery
Morgan AngeloneDirector of Operations, Dai Due New School of Traditional Cookery
Nancy Marr
Special Events Manager, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
Nancy MarrSpecial Events Manager, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
Natanya Anderson
Sr. Marketing Director, 365 by Whole Foods Market
Natanya AndersonSr. Marketing Director, 365 by Whole Foods Market
Pamela Nevarez-Fisher
Personal Chef Service, EATSTREET
Pamela Nevarez-FisherPersonal Chef Service, EATSTREET
Pat Sharpe
Executive Editor/Food Editor, Texas Monthly
Pat SharpeExecutive Editor/Food Editor, Texas Monthly
Paula Foore
Co-owner, Springdale Farm
Paula FooreCo-owner, Springdale Farm
Rachel Laudan
Food historian, author
Rachel LaudanFood historian, author
Rae Wilson
Winemaker/Industry Consultant, Wine for the People
Rae WilsonWinemaker/Industry Consultant, Wine for the People
Rosa Vera
Director, Professional Chef Academy
Rosa VeraDirector, Professional Chef Academy
Sahar Arafat-Ray
Blogger, Culinary Instructor
Sahar Arafat-RayBlogger, Culinary Instructor
Sam Davidson
Partner, Cultivate PR
Sam DavidsonPartner, Cultivate PR
Sharon Watkins
Owner, Chez Zee American Bistro
Sharon WatkinsOwner, Chez Zee American Bistro
Shefaly Ravula
Educator and Food Writer, Shef's Kitchen
Shefaly RavulaEducator and Food Writer, Shef's Kitchen
Sondra Crawford-Vallejo
Brand Manager, McKenna Marketing
Sondra Crawford-VallejoBrand Manager, McKenna Marketing
Sonya Cote
Chef/Owner, Cote Catering, Hillside Farmacy-Owner, Homegrown Revival, Eden East
Sonya CoteChef/Owner, Cote Catering, Hillside Farmacy-Owner, Homegrown Revival, Eden East
Stacy Franklin
Co-Owner, Franklin Barbecue
Stacy FranklinCo-Owner, Franklin Barbecue
Stephanie McClenny
Owner, Confituras
Stephanie McClennyOwner, Confituras
Stephanie Piland
Vendor Success Project Specialist, ZeroCater
Stephanie PilandVendor Success Project Specialist, ZeroCater
Stephanie Scates
Direct Sales Manager, Performance Food Service
Stephanie ScatesDirect Sales Manager, Performance Food Service
Stephanie Scherzer
Owner – Farmhouse Delivery, Twin Oaks and Rain Lily Farm
Stephanie ScherzerOwner – Farmhouse Delivery, Twin Oaks and Rain Lily Farm
Susan Auler
Owner, Fall Creek Vineyards
Susan AulerOwner, Fall Creek Vineyards
Susannah Frishman-Phillips
Editor, Whole Foods Market
Susannah Frishman-PhillipsEditor, Whole Foods Market
Tabatha Stephens
Personal Chef
Tabatha StephensPersonal Chef
Tracey Evers
President, Associated Builders & Contractors, Central Texas
Tracey EversPresident, Associated Builders & Contractors, Central Texas
Tracy Claros
Owner, Sticky Toffee Pudding
Tracy ClarosOwner, Sticky Toffee Pudding
Trish Wesevich
Capital Kitchens
Trish WesevichCapital Kitchens
Valerie Broussard
Local Forager
Valerie BroussardLocal Forager
Yvonne Loya-Saenz
Director of Education/ Texas ProStart Coordinator/ Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation
Yvonne Loya-SaenzDirector of Education/ Texas ProStart Coordinator/ Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation

 

  In Memoriam

Denice Woods
Denice Woods
Jill Lewis
Jill Lewis
Mary Booth
Mary Booth
Maureen Hearn
Maureen Hearn