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Michelle Johnson, Office Manager

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Graeme Seawell, Sous Chef

Although born in Hollywood, California, Graeme grew up in rural Colorado on a farm where cooking was a necessity for lack of restaurant dining options. He went on to study culinary arts at Scottsdale Culinary Institute Le Cordon Bleu before

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Steve Hoogeboom, Chef de Cuisine

Steve’s love of food started at home with his parents. Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, he moved to Texas in 2005. His first job in Texas was as a baker at Southwestern Seminary where he remained until 2008, learning about

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Lioneel Peñacerrada, sommelier

Lioneel was born in San Francisco and raised in Fort Worth. His passion for the restaurant business began at Outback Steakhouse when he was 15 years old. He began as a busboy and worked on the line in the kitchen,

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Daniel Miller, sommelier

Daniel Miller has joined the team at Grace after spending over 10 years in the hospitality industry in Fort Worth.  Daniel has devoted much of the last decade to studying liquor, beer, food and wine.  He loves to share that information

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Dain “adam” jones, owner

GRACE is the culmination of Adam’s lifelong experience in the restaurant industry. Owner Dain “Adam” Jones is focused on providing the best dining experience possible for patrons. “It is never enough to have a satisfied patron,” says Jones. “I have

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Blaine staniford, executive chef

Blaine has been a rising star in the culinary world since he first gained notice at the age of 19 for becoming one of the youngest graduates of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Following his graduation,

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Lisa Brown, General Manager

Lisa fell in love with the restaurant industry in 1988 working as a hostess in Austin while attending the University of Texas. After school, loving the intensity and fast pace of the business, Lisa joined Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen and became

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