Robert Del Grande
Culinary Partner for H3D Hospitality Design, Robert Del Grande is a highly respected and awarded chef. He has been featured in many media outlets, including Bon Appetite, Conde Nast Traveler, Entertainment Weekly, Food & Wine, Gourmet, The New York Times, Southern Living, W and Wine Spectator, and was featured in Cooking with Master Chefs with Julia Child. He has also appeared on The Today Show; and received a James Beard Award for America’s Best Chef, Southwest in 1992.
Craig Schuster is lead architect at H3D Hospitality Design. Craig focuses on restaurant, hospitality and retail design, with a special emphasis on upscale casual dining, Craig has been privileged to work with the nation’s most respected restaurant companies completing over two hundred projects. Craig was Director of Restaurant Design for Pappas Restaurant Group in Houston for 21 years.
Principal and partner in H3D Hospitality Design and Schiller Del Grande Restaurant Group. Lonnie created and built the 17 unit Café Express fast-casual brand, prior to selling to Wendy’s International. He is also a successful partner in upscale restaurant concepts, RDG+Bar Annie and The Grove – both in Houston Texas. Lonnie has also developed F&B concepts for Interstate Hotels and Resorts, and is a board member of Rockfish Seafood Grill.
Principal and partner in H3D Hospitality Design and Schiller Del Grande Restaurant Group. Candice is the director of Design for all SDG portfolio restaurants including Café Express, RDG+Bar Annie, and The Grove. Candice has won numerous design awards for the Grove and RDG+Bar Annie. Her restaurant design at The Grove won Best Interior Design and Best New Restaurant by My Table in 2008. Her design of RDG+Bar Annie put that restaurant on the Sexiest Restaurants of 2015 in Zagat for both their publication and on-line. Candice was lead designer on R Bar & Grill, a recent rebrand for Interstate Hotels & Resorts in Arlington, Texas. Hilton Arlington was chosen as the site of Interstate’s 2014 Culinary Standards Conference for over 400 F&B managers within the Interstate system of hotels.