Plaza Club

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Our Team

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Kenneth Younghans

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 210.227.4191 x 201
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38 years in the restaurant industry, has allowed me the opportunity to know all facets of food and beverage. I’m inspired by the opportunity to grow and develop all teams within our clubs, and look forward to making a dramatic impact to the promotion of our future leaders.

Prior experience includes, Regional Director for Landry’s Restaurants, Saltgrass Steak House, for the past 23 years. The Central Texas Region included 9 restaurants that generated over $43 million annually. New store openings included Morton’s Steak House, Chart House, McCormick and Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks, as well as the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino. Training and development of the staff was imperative to the growth of the company. Leadership, Culture and Execution, were the basis of the company’s success. Cost controls, labor controls, service culture, recruitment and retention of employees, as well as administration were practiced daily

Prior to moving to Texas, my experience included, multi-unit operations, training, cost containment, cooking, bartending and catering.

Grew up in Northern New Jersey, and relocated to Texas in 1994. Both parents were born and raised in New York City. I’m the second oldest of 5 children, and have 2 children of my own. Michael, 30 years of age, and Lindsey 28 years of age.


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Paula Doris


Role: Private Event Director
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 210.227.4191 x 207
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An Arizona native, Paula grew up in Tucson and attended the University of Arizona.

As the Club's Private Event Director, Paula brings over 25 years of hospitality management, service, and sales experience to the Plaza Club. Paula began her career in a private club, working her way up from a server to the General Manager of the Club. Since this time, she has worked in various sales and managerial positions within the hospitality realm. Paula is excited to return to the world of private clubs as she enjoys working with Members and clients to bring their dream events and meetings to life.

Paula has been married to her husband John for 20 years, and together they have two wonderful sons, Matthew and Andrew. In her spare time, Paula enjoys cooking delicious meals and reading intriguing novels. Being relatively new to San Antonio, she also looks forward to exploring the city with her family.


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Melani Espinoza

Role: Accountant
Serving Since: 2008
Phone Number: 210.227.4191 x218
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Melani, born and raised in San Antonio, has been assisting Plaza Club members with all of their accounting needs since 2008. When she is not busy here assisting members at the Club, she is at home with her husband and four children, who like to keep her on her toes.

She is always happy to help members with any needs or questions they have on their accounts.