Jessica Delgado entered the industry at the age of 18 with Carrabba’s Italian Grill. By the time she was 26, she became the company’s youngest female Managing Partner. While working with Carrabba’s, Jessica fell in love with the industry, food, wine, service and most importantly, her husband, Larry Delgado.
In 2008 the couple moved to McAllen, TX and opened house. wine. & bistro., a refined and sophisticated yet approachable and unpretentious wine lounge and New American bistro in McAllen, TX. The Delgado’s unwavering attention to detail and genuine commitment to community has translated to 6 years of successfully propelling the culinary diversity of McAllen and the RGV. Following the success of house. wine. & bistro., The Delgado’s opened SALT – New American Table in December 2013 creating a platform where cultural cuisine meets regional sourcing.
Between balancing both restaurants and a full household, Jessica remains committed to her passion for the industry, serving as the RGV Restaurant Association Chapter President and as a member of the TRA Education Foundation.