Dr. Emily Williams Knight

Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D.

Guest of Honor

The 2024 Bits & Bites honoree is Dr. Emily Williams Knight, president and CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association. Her team works to protect, promote and advance restaurants in Texas as well as advocate for workforce development in the industry. Her tireless efforts were demonstrated during the pandemic when she lobbied for federal support that ensured the Texas restaurant industry would survive.

VIP ticket holders are invited to a 5:15 p.m. champagne reception honoring Dr. Knight.

DJ Randy Senter

DJ Randy Senter


Groove and vibe with our DJ, Randy Senter, The Mouth from the South who will entertain and educate throughout the event!