Happy Hour With an Agenda is a semi-regular, free flowing conversation about the biggest issues facing Dallas. This month, we're talking about Dallas' booming restaurant scene. Join us for a panel discussion on the problems, profit, and pitfalls of the current scene's economic climate. Bring yourself and your questions.
Moderated by Nancy Nichols, D Magazine's food and travel editor, the panel features Shannon Wynne, Lucian LaBarba, and David T. Denney. Expect a spirited debate and exchange of views from this group.
Have a drink, and be part of the discussion.
Meet the panelists:
Shannon Wynne, Restaurateur
Wynne is a veteran restaurateur. His current stable of restaurants include Flying Saucer, Flying Fish, Meddlesome Moth, Lark on the Park, and Mudhen.
Lucian LaBarba, Ben E. Keith, Dallas Restaurant Association
Lucian LaBarba has spent a long career in the wholesale food service business. He spent 49 years at American Food Service and is currently a business analyst at Ben E. Keith. LaBarba also serves as a board memeber of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association.
David T. Denney, The Law Offices of David T. Denney, PC
David T. Denney is an attorney whose firm counsels entrepreneurs and startup companies on such matters as the formation, purchase and sale of business entities; private equity funding; commercial leases and real estate transactions; franchising; trademark protection/branding; employment matters; beverage alcohol licensing; and preventing liability.