Jenny Vergara
  • 45, Female
  • Lenexa, KS
  • United States
  • Foodie
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Groups (1)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Jenny Vergara's connections

  • Jagadish C
  • Bruce Sharkey
  • Chris Durbin
  • paul barron
  • Traci Loub
  • Kristen Siqueiros
  • Kristin S
  • Doug Bond
  • Randy Caparoso
  • Michael L. Atkinson
  • FohBoh
 

Jenny Vergara's Page

Latest Activity


Non-Operator
Billy Bishop liked Jenny Vergara's profile
Feb 13, 2012

Non-Operator
Billy Bishop liked Jenny Vergara's profile
Jun 18, 2011

Profile Information

Title
Foodie
Company
Foodie
What best describes my company
Casual, Fine Dining, Upscale Casual
Interests
Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Consulting, Networking, Finding a Job, Gaining Knowledge
Biography
A full time Foodie and a woman on quest to develop my palate and professional skills through cooking, eating, drinking, traveling and writing. I have spent the last 15 years in retail and restaurant marketing and now consult for independent and chain restaurants. I have been documenting all the restaurants I eat at during my many business and personal travels for interest, content and research.
Years in the Industry
15

Comment Wall (11 comments)

You need to be a member of FohBoh to add comments!

Join FohBoh

At 8:00am on September 2, 2009, Jagadish C said…
Hi Jenny-

Pow! (http://www.pow-now.com) is focused on filling restaurant tables. This is done by making deals and incentives
available on all channels - web, affiliates, email, iPhone, Blackberry, Mobile Browser,SMS,and social networking to
consumers. On iPhone and Blackberry deals available anytime/anywhere.

Any ideas and suggestions from you are welcome.

Thanks,
Jagadish
At 7:34pm on July 6, 2009, Bruce Sharkey said…
Hello Jenny,

How are you? Are you ever looking for Menu Marketing company? If so, we supply restaurants, resorts and cruise lines throughout the US, and I would love the opportunity to speak with you and explain our services.

Have a GREAT night and please keep in touch!!

My business # is 1-877-543-MENU ext 204 Bruce Sharkey or you can reach me at bruce@jmsmenumarketing.com
At 8:31am on June 12, 2009, paul barron said…
Love to talk with you sometime about your documenting the restaurants you visit.
At 12:41pm on May 26, 2008,
Operator
Doug Bond
said…
Jenny,
I did indeed see your post about Chef Love.

As far as local eateries are concerned, here is a list of a few of my favorites. . .
-- Chicken -- Hands down Babe's (the Roanoke location) is the best fried chicken you will ever put in your mouth. The biscuits are also very good (heavy as a rock when you pick them up, but light as a feather in texture and mouth feel - add some honey or sorgum to one of those hot out of the oven little puppies and you are in heaven). I am also impressed that their creamed corn is actually creamed corn (as opposed to corn niblets with sauce added).
-- BBQ -- Cotton Belt BBQ in North Richland Hills is one of my favorite local BBQ places. It is located in an old railroad building and really has an authentic feel to it. The BBQ is very good. If you want something really great, ask for one of their Baked Potatoes (limited availability) and have it loaded all the way (including chopped brisket). This is a meal in itself.
-- Sushi -- Cowtown Sushi in Southlake is one of the best sushi places in the metroplex (in my humble opinion). The sushi chefs really take the art as well as the freshness and the flavor of their sushi very seriously.
-- Unusual -- Chef Point Cafe in Watauga is a restaurant featuring great burgers, rack of lamb, and lobster bisque on the same menu. This place has quite the local following. It's worth going there just to say you've been. Oh, by the way, did I mention that this restaurant is in a GAS STATION, now you know why it has the buzz that it does.
-- Middle Eastern -- Cafe Medi in Hurst has solid Middle Eastern/Mediterranean food and they also have a patio for enjoying some hooka (one of your foodie goals if I remember correctly). They have good naan there and they have one of my all time Middle Eastern favorites - Fool (a favorite for breakfast in Egypt).
-- Mexican - Unfortunately, I have not found the perfect independent Mexican restaurant here locally that I can recommend.
-- Latin -- Gloria's in Colleyville is a great El Salvadorian based local chain with great food and awesome drinks. Their margaritas and mojitos are solid. I really like the warm black bean dip that they bring along with salsa and chips when you sit down. Their pupusa's are great and their other authentic items are very solid.
As you can tell from this short list, I am very much an independent restaurant patron (which is unusual given my professional ties to corporate restauants).
Hope this helps.
Doug
At 7:14pm on May 25, 2008,
Operator
Doug Bond
said…
Jenny,
I read some of your entries on makingafoodie.com. Anyone who speaks fondly of Babe's Fried Chicken is OK in my book.
Doug
At 3:40am on March 11, 2008, Christopher Condy said…
Have you read the Omnivore's Dilemma? Someone needs to create large scale sustainable farming, it might as well be in KS...
At 3:46pm on March 10, 2008, Randy Caparoso said…
Hi, Jenny... like you, trying to build up my network for career building... if I can help you with my wine and culinary experience, please let me know, and I'm sure you'll be able to help in kind...
At 8:00am on March 8, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
Hi Jenny! My name is Kristen and I want to welcome you to FohBoh! If you need anything then I am only a click away!
At 3:48pm on March 7, 2008, Christopher Condy said…
Hi Jenny, As a member of the Board of Directors of FohBoh, Welcome. We love to have Foodies in the mix. How is the food in Lenexa, KS? Chris
At 2:00pm on March 7, 2008, Kristin S said…
welcome to fohboh!
 
 
 

Advertisments

 

DEPARTMENTS

Social Wine Club for Craft Wineries

Smartbrief

Taco Bell takes on fast casual with U.S. Taco Co.

Taco Bell will test a new fast-casual concept called U.S. Taco Co.  -More

Avocados From Mexico: All New Recipe Brochure
Looking for the sweet spot between indulgence and fresh appeal? Say yes to fresh Avocados from Mexico, all year long. So rich and creamy, use them as a substitute for mayo to create a craveable crab salad sandwich that will make others green with envy. Discover more culinary inspirations and recipes here!

Ronald McDonald gets a makeover for social media debut

Ronald McDonald is giving off less of a clown vibe with a makeover that keeps the color scheme but adds a blazer, a yellow ve -More

Animal fats ramp up flavor

Chicago hot spots are serving up savory dishes flavored with animal fats such as Stephanie Izard's confit goat belly at Girl  -More

JOBS & CAREERS

Posting a job or finding a job starts here at FohBoh. Call us about special $25 posting packages to syndicate across all major jobs boards.

National News

New Mission and Image for Brand Ambassador Ronald McDonald

For the first time, Ronald McDonald will take an active role on McDonald's social media channels around the world and engage consumers using the #RonaldMcDonald hashtag.

Pizza Patron Set Records With La Chingona Launch

During the first three weeks of sales, Pizza Patrón reported that La Ch!#gona represented more than 4 percent of the pizza sales mix, more than doubling the company's peak historical average for a new LTO launch.

Border Holdings, LLC to Acquire On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina from Golden Gate Capital

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Border Holdings, LLC is an affiliate of Argonne Capital Group who is partnering with an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, LLC on this transaction.

The Cheesecake Factory Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2014

Total revenues were $481.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014 as compared to $463.0 million in the prior year first quarter. Net income and diluted net income per share were $22.5 million and $0.43, respectively, in the first quarter of fiscal 2014. T

National Restaurant Association Offers Training DVDs on Harassment Prevention, Social Media Use, and Customer Service

The National Restaurant Association has released three new DVDs that offer best practices in dealing with harassment and discrimination, customer service training, and the first of its kind video guide on the use of social media.

CROWD FUNDING

If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.

TED TALKS VIDEO

TED: James Patten: The best computer interface? Maybe ... your hands - James Patten (2013)

"The computer is an incredibly powerful means of creative expression," says designer James Patten. But right now, we interact with computers, mainly, by typing and tapping. In this nifty talk and demo, Patten imagines a more visceral, physical way to bring your thoughts and ideas to life in the digital world, taking the computer interface off the screen and putting it into your hands.

TED: Hamish Jolly: A shark-deterrent wetsuit (and it's not what you think) - Hamish Jolly (2013)

Hamish Jolly, an ocean swimmer in Australia, wanted a wetsuit that would deter a curious shark from mistaking him for a potential source of nourishment. (Which, statistically, is rare, but certainly a fate worth avoiding.) Working with a team of scientists, he and his friends came up with a fresh approach — not a shark cage, not a suit of chain-mail, but a sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision.

TED: Michel Laberge: How synchronized hammer strikes could generate nuclear fusion - Michel Laberge (2014)

Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear reactor that could produce clean, cheap energy. His secret recipe? High speeds, scorching temperatures and crushing pressure. In this hopeful talk, he explains how nuclear fusion might be just around the corner.

TED: Sarah Lewis: Embrace the near win - Sarah Lewis (2014)

At her first museum job, art historian Sarah Lewis noticed something important about an artist she was studying: Not every artwork was a total masterpiece. She asks us to consider the role of the almost-failure, the near win, in our own lives. In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward?

© 2014   Created by FohBoh.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service