AboutFirst-choice for catering in San Antonio
From private affairs to extravagant banquets, True Flavors Catering promotes the celebration of food. With the ability to create a tailored catering menu, True Flavors offers first-class catering services to meet the needs of your event while exceeding your highest expectations.
Meet Chef Johnny Hernandez
Johnny is the chef and entrepreneur behind True Flavors Catering, a company dedicated to culinary innovation and customer service. After attending the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Johnny is the second generation of his family to operate a food business in San Antonio. Following in the footsteps of his father and mentor, Johnny brings his culinary training and family history in food to lead True Flavors' team of culinary artisans and service professionals.
Meet Our Staff
Mark brings with him many years of experience in the catering business as the company’s Vice President. Responsible for managing the logistics of scheduling, marketing, and supporting all other areas of True Flavors, Mark sees his dedication to quality and impeccable service as the foundation for his personal growth and the growth of the business: "We elevate cuisine service from something you merely enjoy to service designed to meet and exceed your every expectation. This is the basis of our success and has earned us the reputation we continue to build our business on."
Letty was instrumental in the development and growth of True Flavors with her brothers Mark and Johnny. She has over 25 years of customer service experience and for the past 16 years Letty has helped manage the day to day activities of the business. As the Corporate Secretary, her organizational, administrative and clerical duties have become an asset not only to the daily activities but also long term projects. Letty’s attention to detail, dedication and talent for creativity shines throughout.
Denise Hernandez - Director of Business Development
Denise joined the True Flavors team in 2008, overseeing accounting, customer service, sales and marketing. With over 20 years experience in the food industry, Denise has worked with a wide range of companies marketing private-label brands, developing and implementing strategic business plans, and leading substantial revenue and profit growth. She brings a broad base of experience and expertise in helping to steer the development of True Flavors through training, organizational development, benefits administration, management leadership development, and conflict resolution. Denise's key to success has been "the empowerment of great people to take risks, lead change, and make a difference."
Devra Hardy - Event Director
Devra joined True Flavors in 2012 as an Event Director. Devra received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from University of Texas at San Antonio. She has four years of experience in the event industry as a wedding planner and coordinator. Devra has an eye for creativity, quality and customer service. Whether it is a princess-bride wedding, corporate gala or social event, Devra prides herself in taking a client's vision and making it come true with detail and care.
Valerie Tirres - Executive Assistant
Valerie joined True Flavors in 2013 as an Executive Assistant. She brings with her an extensive background in customer service and administrative skills. Valerie serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external fundamental needs on all matters pertaining to the Office of the VP and Event Directors. One quote that describes Valerie’s work ethics would be "To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart." – Sr. Thomas Watson
Jessica joined True Flavors in March of 2013. She comes to us with over 20 years of Hospitality and Event Management Experience. She’s designed menus, specialty cocktails and managed events in New York and San Antonio for the last eight years; working with such discerning personalities as Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich, Racheal Ray, Food and Wine Magazine & New York’s Food and Wine Festival, Vogue Magazine online, the New York Post and Saturday Night Live. Jessica has a genuine love of food and a talent for making your creative ideas come to life. She is dedicated to creating the perfect event, no matter the size.