Dympna Roman is chef unit manager of the Jester production kitchen, in the basement of Jester Hall. The facility she manages is responsible for all the prep for both Jester dining outlets, the campus’s prepared grab-and-go foods and some items served at other dining facilities.
Roman graduated with a degree in culinary arts from the Art Institute in Dallas. She and her husband moved to California, where she quickly climbed the ladder at the restaurants in Sierra Nevada Resort and Spa at Mammoth Lakes. As is common in the industry, she had little to no vacation time, worked long nights,