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 a Kitchen Manager in their Houston and Arlington locations. Eventually she combined her organizational skills with her passion for guest interaction and became a Private Dining Manager as a part of the Del Frisco’s team in 1997, led by Adam Jones. Lisa assisted in opening Grace and Little Red Wasp alongside Adam and was the Private Dining Manager for 7 years. After a brief stint running a local barbecue restaurant, she has returned home to Grace as the General Manager.