SARA Board

San Antonio Restaurant Association Board of Directors

Serving on the San Antonio Restaurant Association Board of Directors allows more interaction, involvement and voice with the local association.

Board Members

Executive Committee:

Randy Stokes, President The Barn Door Restaurant
Moris Saide Costa Pacifica
Geoffrey Besuidenhout Picnikins Patio Cafe
John Carbajal Rio Rio Cantina
Brenda Weil Mission Restaurant Supply
Roland Gaitan Sysco
Arther Garcia Nicha's Comida Mexicana
David Cortez Mi Tierra Cafe y Panaderia
Gary Johnson Frontier Enterprises
Jimmy Hasslocher Frontier Enterprises
Steve Richmond Pizza Hut of San Antonio
Louis Barrios Los Barrios
Ruben Sepulveda Don Pedro's Mexican Restaurant
Russell Reyes Perico's Mexican Restaurant
Jack Baker, Secretary Emeritus Bace Ice Equipment


Restaurant Board of Directors:

Charlie Garza Aldaco's Mexican Cuisine
Jon Lindskog Cheesey Jane's
Will Grinnan, III The Republic of Texas
Valerie Gonzales Delicious Tamales
Keith Hansen Hansen Catering
Alice "Ma" Harper Ma Harper's Creole Kitchen
Hans Nadler Nadler's Bakery & Deli
Michael LeRoy Outback Steakhouse
Brandon Heinsohn The Egg & I
Art Chavarria Whataburger Restaurants LP
Michael LeRoy Whataburger Restaurants LP
Lucille Hooker Jacala Mexican Restaurant
Jonathan Cortez Mi Tierra Cafe & Panaderia
Juan Gonzalez Napa Flats Wood-Fired Kitchen


Associate Board of Directors:

D'Ann Ivers Commercial Kitchen
Roger Gibbs DeCoty Coffee Company
Ben Willis Ecolab Pest Control
Jeff Stanzione Flowers Bakery, Ltd.
Sylvia Cardona Langley & Banack, Inc.
Andy Wueste Mission Restaurant Supply
Paul Richmond Richmond Paper Rolls, Inc.
Kay Shumake Sysco
Jesse Holguin PepsiCo



Fred Beebe CPS Energy
Stephen Barscewski Metropolitan Health
Robert Martinez SAWS



The San Antonio Restaurant Association (SARA) committees are made up of experienced member restaurateurs and associate members. Committees meet as needed to plan and discuss important topics relevant to the local restaurant industry. Committees stimulate and provide opportunity for communication between professionals.

  • Casino Night Committee
  • Chili Pepper Golf Classic Committee
  • Education Committee
  • Government Affairs Committee/SARA PAC
  • Membership Committee
  • SARA Awards Gala Committee
  • Showcase Dinner Committee

Interested in getting involved in a committee? Reach out to San Antonio Restaurant Association staff to let them know what you'd like to be a part of!