Jess DeSham Timmons is the Food Service Sales Manager of Bread Man Baking Company. She attended the Culinary Arts program at Art Institute of Houston, and her career in the restaurant industry has spanned over two decades as the former Corporate Operations Manager at Landry’s, Inc., President of The Republic Country Club, Partner at The Caboose BBQ, Chef and Partner at Cherry Block Craft Butcher and Kitchen, and Owner/Chef of Camellia Monday Consulting. Her cooking style is quintessentially Texan – straightforward and honest with a big personality.
She is also a founding Member and part of the Advisory Board of Foodways Texas, which is a group that is committed to preserve and record the history and rich culture of food in Texas. Jess is also part of the culinary volunteer team for I’ll Have What She’s Having, an organization that raises community awareness and funds in support of healthcare for underinsured hospitality family.
Jess and her husband Johnny have two young men, Cooper and Carson, that are avid competitors on the baseball field. When you don’t find her in a restaurant, she’s likely in the bleachers somewhere along the Gulf Coast.