Scenic and smart, San Diego is home to an always-active chapter of the California Restaurant Association.
The chapter participates in community and philanthropic events on an ongoing basis. The San Diego education committee has supported projects such as the ROP culinary arts program at inner city schools, the Hospitality + Tourism Management program at San Diego State University and school garden projects at local elementary school.
It also organize San Diego Restaurant Week, introducing the community to local restaurants and showcasing the industry's talent.
SAN DIEGO County Chapter Board of Directors
Chapter President First Vice President Second Vice President Past President Treasurer Chapter Admin Member At Large Member At Large
Mr. James Wendler - Fish Market Restaurants, Inc. Mr. Matthew J. Caponi - La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, Inc. Mr. Michael Blake - Humphreys Restaurant Mr. Ed Powers - Brinker International Mrs. Susie Baumann - Bali Hai Restaurant/Tom Ham's Lighthouse Jan Borkum Mr. Andy Baumann - Tom Ham's Lighthouse Mr. Chuck Ross - Old Town Family Hospitality Corporation/ Fiesta De Reyes
Ms. Nicole Abraham - Roppongi Mr. Scott Ambrose - Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Mr. Felix Berry - Felix's BBQ With Soul Ms. Traci Billock - AM Development dba The Patio on Lamont Ms. Tracy Borkum - Urban Kitchen Group Ms. Jennifer Case - New Leaf Biofuel Mr. Mikkel Christensen - Synergy Restaurant Management, Inc. Mr. Chad W. Cline - The Waterfront Mr. David Cohn - Cohn Restaurant Group Mr. Chris Cramer - Karl Strauss Brewing Company Mr. David Doyle - Hotel Del Coronado Ms. Bess Eberhardt - San Diego Convention Center Corporation Mr. Steve Gi - Rei Do Gado Mr. Joe Giacalone - The Venetian Restaurant Inc. Mr. Thomas R Goddard - Oliva, Goddard & Wright, CPA's Ms. Lehn Goetz - Cafe Coyote Mr. Martin A. Gonzalez - Acqua Al 2 Mr. Ted Gourvitz - Fallbrook Winery Mr. Robert Harrington - Specialty Produce Mr. Christopher Hile - Saltbox Mr. Ken Irvine - Bleu Boheme Restaurant Ms. April Johnson - George's At The Cove Mr. Ken M. Kasianovitz - Squar Milner - San Diego Mr. Charles Kaufman - Bread & Cie Mr. Greg Keller - Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp. dba Souplantation Mr. Kevin Mangan - Sysco San Diego Mr. Peter Maretz - Stokes, Wagner, Hunt, Maretz & Terrell Ms. Beverly Mascari - Anthony's Seafood Group Mr. Mike Massery - Young's Market Company - San Diego Mr. Keith McManus - Barona Resort & Casino Mr. Michael Morton, Jr. - The Brigantine Restaurant Corp. Mr. Gerry Murphy - Ruth's Chris Steak House - San Diego Mr. Joe O'Donnell - Urban Plates Mr. Phil Pace - Phil's BBQ Mr. Jason Paolini - U.S. Foods San Diego Mrs. Gina Patterson - R.W. Smith & Co Mr. Ron Perrotta - Red Robin International, Inc. Mr. Jim Phillips - Studio Diner Mrs. Diane Powers - Casa De Pico Mr. Rudy Robles - Jack In the Box Inc. Ms. Lori Rodriguez - Micros Systems, Inc. - San Diego Mr. Jeff Rossman - Terra American Bistro & Catering Mr. Moe Sadighian - Mariscos El Pulpo Mr. Scott Slater - Slaters 50/50 - Burgers By Design Ms. Amanda Smith - Sbicca Mr. Neil Sorensen - Southern Wine & Spirits- San Diego Division Mr. Matt Spencer - Firehouse Restaurant & Lounge Mr. Ryan Thorsen - Bertrand At Mr. A's Mr. Greg Van de Velde - Bottega Americano Ms. Stacy A. Warner - Eat Drink and Sleep - Corporate HQ Ms. Angie Weber - Cowboy Star Restaurant and Butcher Shop Ms. Caroline Winn - San Diego Gas & Electric Mr. Michael Wong - Outback Steakhouse/T-Bird Rest. Grp., Inc.
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