Jennifer’s career has always involved food in some way, starting with her very first job as a dishwasher. Originally from New England, at the end of her junior year in high school, Jennifer applied and was accepted to Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI. During her time in college, she honed her skills by working summers in New York and Vermont, ending with her culinary externship at Walt Disney World in Orlando, which earned her a degree in Culinary Arts.
After graduation, she continued to broaden her food experiences working on the East Coast, including hotels and restaurants in Connecticut and Virginia Beach. Jennifer started working at the Petroleum Club as the Director of Catering in 1992 and successfully carried out the responsibilities of the role for 21 years. Due to excellence in her work and extreme attention to detail, she was then promoted to General Manager in 2013. She is passionate about the Petroleum Club and considers it an honor to serve all the members.
Lisa has been with the club for over 20 years and is the Business Manager. She is responsible for supervising and managing the daily business operations of the Club and its employees. She handles all the accounting duties of payables, receivables, and payroll.
If you have any membership questions, she is the perfect “Go-to Girl” and helps keep things running smoothly and efficiently.
Callie was born and raised in Shreveport, LA. She still resides here with her husband, Justin and their three daughters, Parker, Peyton, and Palmer. She went to culinary school as soon as she graduated from Calvary Baptist Academy in 2011. She enjoyed her time attending B.P.C.C.’s Culinary Arts Program, where she realized her greatest strengths were in catering. From catering, grew her love of event planning and coordinating. Callie is excited in her new role of Director of Catering/Special Events for the Petroleum Club.
Originally from Houston, Wesley attended the Art Institute and began his career working with a local catering company for five years. Looking to diversify his experience, he moved to Rio de Janeiro. He familiarized himself with local cuisine while working at Albamar and Lorenzo’s, two well-known and established restaurants in the area.
After many years abroad, Wesley stepped in as interim executive chef at Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club in Shreveport until he joined the Petroleum Club in January 2015, where he continues to add flair and creativity to our cuisine.
Sous Chef and Pastry Chef
Sarah grew up in Benton, Louisiana and has always loved being in the kitchen. She began her journey by pushing up a chair and “helping” with the family meals. Years later, she hosted elaborate dinner parties for her friends, always wowing them with her beautiful presentations. She attended B.P.C.C.’s Culinary Arts program where she sharpened her culinary skills and discovered a love for baking and pastries. After she graduated from the program, she worked at Aly B’s bakery where she created tons of cakes, cookies and sweet treats. In 2014, she joined the Petroleum Club family as Pastry Chef and most recently has been promoted to Sous Chef.
Dining Room Manager