Current Membership

Diana Adkison

Credit Manager, Ben E. Keith, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Blanca A. Aldaco - Past President, LDEISA 

Chef/ Caterer/Restaurateur - Aldaco's Mexican Cuisine, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.aldacosrestaurants.com

 

     Di-Anna R. Arias - Past President, LDEISA

Caterer, Director of Sales and Marketing - Don Strange of Texas Inc., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.donstrange.com

 

     Leslie Komet Ausburn 

Advertising/Events/Conference Planner/Public Relations - Komet Marketing Communications, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.kometcommunications.com

 

     Jennifer Lynne Beckmann

Freelance Writer/Editor/Marketing Professional/Wine and Spirits/Sommelier - Director of Operations and Branding, RC Siete Winery Development, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Nichole Bendele - President LDEISA

Wine and Spirits/Sommelier/Retail Sales/Public Relatons Coordinator - Becker Vineyards, www.beckervineyards.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lainey Berkus

Strategic PR Marketing Consultant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Rollie Ann Blackwell - Past Co-President LDEISA

Retired B & B Owner/Chef/Caterer/Book Author, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     JoAnn Boone

Vice President, Fiesta San Antonio Commission, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

     Lauren Browning

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Dyan Celeste Campos

Director of Government and Public Affairs, H-E-B, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Carino Cortez-Haass

Project Manager of Culinary Initiatives, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Angela Covo

Editor of Edible San Antonio, Co-Owner of Normandie Chocolate, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Naylene Dillingham 

Restaurateur/Owner/Cook - Mac & Ernie's Roadside Eatery, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Mary Katherine Dunford

Farmer/Grower/Owner - Natures Herb Farm, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jessica Elizarraras

Chief Engagement Officer, Dorcol Distilling Company, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Nancy Fitch - 2nd Vice President, Programs

Chef/Pastry Chef/Restaurateur/Manager, Pearl Farmers' Market,  Atpearl.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jennifer Goldman

Hospitality Management, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Debbie Gonzalez

Director of Sales and Marketing - St. Anthony Hotel San Antonio, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Marty Gonzalez

Account Executive - Lone Star Special Tees, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Kathy Gottsacker

Retired - Director of Culinary Arts, Schnuck Markets, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Cynthia Guido

Chef/Consultant/Food Manufacturer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Erica Balmer Hanchey

Food & Culinary Scientist/Product Developer/Research Chef, Product Development, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Karen Haram - Corresponding Secretary

San Antonio Express - News Food/Taste Editor - Retired, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     June Hayes

Food historian/Researcher/Book Author/Freelance Writer/Editor, Appraiser, www.junehayes.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Becky Hermanson

Events/Hospitality Marriott River Walk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Lucille Hooker

Food Manufacturer/Retail Sales/Restaurateur - Jacala Mexican Restaurants, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

    Leslie Horne - Past Co-President, LDEISA

Owner/Manufacturer - Aurelia's Chorizo, LLC, www.aureliaschorizo.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Elizabeth Johnson

Chef/Health & Wellness Advocate/Restaurateur - Pharm Table, www.pharmtable.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Susan Johnson

Retired Chef, Educator and Culinary Consultant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Christine McCrae Kelly

Patry Chef/Artisan Food BeverageProducer/Owner - Lily's Cookies, www.lilyscookies.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Pixie P. Koch

Avocational Culinary Educator/Menu Consultant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Rosemary E. Kowalski, LDEI Grande Dame, 

Past Co-President LDEISA

Caterer/Events/conference Planner/Chairman Emeritus-Owner - RK Group, www.TheRKGroup.com, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abby Kurth

Clinical Nutritionist & Wellness Coach, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

     Julie La Barba MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, special interest in Culinary Medicine-CHEF: Culinary Health Education for Families, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Linda B. Lackey

HEB Technical Food Consultant - Retired, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Marilyn Wahne Magaro, First Vice President, LDEISA

Rancher, Owner - Fratello's Italian Mkt & Deli, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Ana Maria Martinez Egan

Chef, Food Stylist, Recipe Developer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mary Martini

Central Market Cooking School Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Jenny Mattingsley

Chef, Food Services Director - Oblate School of Theology, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Kimberly Mauldin, Recording Secretary

Pastry Chef, Realtor-REMAX Realty, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tracey Maurer, Past President of LDEISA

Owner of TM Photo Inc., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Kathleen Mayes

Owner of MaGiFoods - Food Manufacturer & Brand Developer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Rashin Mazaheri

Chef/Licensed Attorney - Family Law and Business Litigation, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Denise Mazal, Archivist

Czech Chef Extraordinaire/Owner of Little Gretel Restaurant, Boerne, Texas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hannah Menger

Director of Regional Accounts/The Wine Group, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Jennifer Michaelis

Product Development, Food Manufacturer for CH Guenther, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Pat Mozersky, Past President of LDEI &LDEISA

Retired Writer for San AntonioExpress News, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tanji Patton

Executive Producer & Host "Goodtaste with Tanji", This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Charlotte Samuel

HEB Corporate Chef & Culinary Nutritionist, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Martita Seeligson

Retired, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Katherine Shearer, Past President of LDEISA

Book Publisher, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Kay Shumake, Treasurer

Director of Program Sales -  Sysco Central Texas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kathy Siegal

Exec. Director - Houston Street Charities/San Antonio Cocktail Conference

 

Judy Porter Smith

Retired Nutrition Teacher, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Leah Smith

Asst. general Manager Pearl bottling Dept., Owner/Chef Small Batch Cakes and Catering, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lauren Stanley

Restaurateur: Big'z Burger Joint and The Well, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Wendy Stiles

Food Manufacturing, Director of Community Enrichment, Kiolbassa ProvisionCo., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     Kathy Tarasovic

Professional Chef, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

     Diana Barrios Trevino, Scholarship Chair

 

Restaurateur and television personality, Owner, Los Barrios, La Hacienda de Los Barrios, Viola's Ventanas, La Hacienda Scenic Loop, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Linda Triesch, Past Co-President LDEISA

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Consultant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Dion Turner

Registered Dietitian, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Donna Vaughan

Restaurateur, Retail, Catering & Corporate Historian, C. H. Guenther & Sons, Inc., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 Jennifer Vitera

 

Vegan Chef, Owner/Manager Vitera Ranch and Farm,LLC Bremond and Wharton Texas & Kuper Sotheby's International Realty, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Ming Qian von Bargen

Crafting, Catering Cross-Cultural Foods, Owner- Ming's Things, Ming's Noodle Bar, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Julie Miracle Vrana

Owner of Upper Crust Food Company, "Merging Food, Science, Art & Learning" TM, Owner - Southtown Pizzeria, Burger Culture,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 Maureen Weissman

Restaurateur -  IlSongno, The Luxury, Sip Coffee House, Moshe's Golden Falafel, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saundra C. Winokur

Owner of Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Carole F. Wong

Wine Instructor/Consultant, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Lisa Wong

Restaurateur & Owner- Rosario's & Acenar, Go Rio - San Antonio River Cruises, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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