Associate Director, Golden Gate Restaurant Association
Donnalyn's career at the GGRA began in 2001, giving her resident sage status among our ranks. She leads GGRA’s efforts to educate members, oversees the GGRA’s Food Safety Certification Program, and directs the GGRA Scholarship Foundation that provides annual scholarships to students working their way up in the industry. Donnalyn sits on advisory boards for City College Culinary and Hospitality program, San Francisco State University Hospitality Management and SFUSD Academy of Hospitality & Tourism, to assist students with job shadow or internship opportunities. In the greater community she supports Old Skool Café by providing California Food Handler Card exams to their student-workers, and she works cooperatively with Self Help for the Elderly to direct industry workers looking for additional training to the Worker Training Classes at CCSF’s new Chinatown North Beach Annex Campus.