Daniella Senior is Chief Executive Officer for Colada Shop and owner of Serenata and Zumo, a dual foodservice concept featuring a cocktail bar showcasing ingredients sourced and inspired by the rich fabric of Latin American heritage. Colada Shop is a unique foodservice concept in Washington, D.C., focused on spreading the love of Cuban coffee and social traditions with good food, coffee, cocktails, and conversation. It currently has three locations and it has received much national acclaim. Ms. Senior is also founding partner of Bresca, a modern French bistro focused on seasonal ingredients and affordability.
Originally from the Dominican Republic, Ms. Senior is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a certified sommelier. She is currently a Board member of Women Chefs and Restaurateurs and the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, and she is a James Beard Women Leadership Program Fellow and mentor.