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, Café Annie and The Grove. Her restaurant design at The Grove won Best Interior Design and Best New Restaurant by My Table Magazine in 2008; also a prestigious ASID Award for Best Design. Her design of Café Annie put that restaurant on the Sexiest Restaurants of 2015 in Zagat. Candice was lead designer on R Bar & Grill, a recent rebrand for Interstate Hotels & Resorts in Arlington, Texas. That Hilton was chosen as the site of Interstate’s 2014 Culinary Standards Conference for over 400 F&B managers within the Interstate system of hotels.
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 helped built the 17 unit Café Express fast-casual brand, prior to selling to Wendy’s International. He is also a partner in The Grove and Lake House in Discovery Green. Lonnie is the founder of the on-line digital site Culture Map serving Dallas, San Antonio, Ft Worth, Austin and Houston.
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 Region in 1992.