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Jolene Mannina

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Jolene Mannina is a co-founder of Women’s Hospitality Initiative and is responsible for leading the culinary events and community engagement for the organization.

Jolene Mannina is a co-founder of Women’s Hospitality Initiative, leading the organization’s culinary events and community engagement.

With over 20 years in the hospitality industry, Jolene began her career at Commander's Palace in New Orleans. Her journey includes roles such as Proprietor and Chef of Sloppi Jo’s, Head of Culinary for the Life is Beautiful Festival and Further Future, Creator of the Back of House Brawl, Executive Producer of Late Night Chef Fight (Seasons 1 & 2), and President of

Jolene's extensive experience has made her event management company a top resource for food and beverage events. As President of, she partnered with top chefs in 12 cities and executed over 200 #OffTheMenu culinary experiences in 2019, including Picnic In The Alley, an event entirely designed and executed by leading women in the Las Vegas hospitality industry.

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