Wynnwood Catering & Special Events Purchased by Dean McSherry and Brian Black of PRS/PRMG

From the copy and paste press release department. Some interesting news.

DALLAS, TEXAS (March 3, 2011) – Providing gracious hospitality and attainable luxury for twelve years strong, Wynnwood Catering & Special Events, the 2010 and 2011 American Association of Certified Wedding Planners (AACWP) Caterer of the Year, has found a new home.

Dallas natives Dean McSherry, CEO of Preferred Restaurant Services, and Brian Black, President, Preferred Restaurant Management Group and Owner of Mi Piaci Italian Restaurant in Dallas, purchased Wynnwood Catering & Special Events from Jerry Walker of Cityplace Conference Hospitality Group in February of 2011 for an undisclosed amount.

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McSherry stated his and Black’s plans to grow Wynnwood, “We are more than excited to attain such a well respected and award winning company and are eager to contribute our food and beverage expertise as well as integrate Wynnwood with some of our current operations.”

Vice President and Creative Director Jennifer Harris and her established hospitality team will be moving from North Haskell to Preferred Restaurant Services’ corporate office on Montfort next week. This move represents a final step in the process, which will allow Wynnwood Catering & Special Events to continue providing culinary artistry to special events nationwide. Culinary direction will now be overseen and executed by Executive Chef Ross Demers of Mi Piaci Italian Restaurant and a growing team of established chefs. The Wynnwood purchase will also allow Mi Piaci catering services to expand their capabilities to accommodate parties of up to 5,000 people with both their authentic Italian menu and the Wynnwood book of customized menus to fit any theme.

Located at 14850 Montfort Drive in Dallas, Texas, Wynnwood Catering & Special Events is a premium special event company offering attainable luxury through thoughtful planning, culinary artistry and gracious hospitality. For more information about Wynnwood, please call 214.628.7000 or visit, www.wynnwood.com.

Founded in 2001 by restaurateurs for restaurateurs, Preferred Restaurant Services was established to expand outsourced services to all major restaurant markets, identifying needs that are unique to the foodservice industry and tailoring their services to meet those needs. PRS is located at 14850 Montfort Drive in Dallas, Texas. For more information about Preferred Restaurant Services please call 214.628.7000 or visit, www.prslp.com.

With a proven record of maximizing unit profitability and turning around distressed restaurants, Preferred Restaurant Management Group provides operational, culinary and concept consulting and management for startup and existing food and beverage operations. PRMG is located at 14850 Montfort Drive in Dallas, Texas. For more information about Preferred Restaurant Management Group please call 214.628.7000 or visit, www.prslp.com.

Founded in 1991, Mi Piaci is an Authentic Italian Restaurant located in Dallas at 14854 Montfort Drive just south of Beltline Road. With handmade pastas and house cured meats, Mi Piaci’s claim to fame is that they ‘makes it in house or import it from Italy.’ For more information about Mi Piaci please visit, www.mipiaci-dallas.com.

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