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Mike McRae - McRae’s American Bistro & Cocktails ; presented by Rheanna Avila.

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce recognized the 2023 winners of its annual Business of the Year Awards. The winners were recognized at a luncheon on Tuesday, December 5 at Lakehill Preparatory School Alice and Erle Nye Family Environmental Science Center on the Roger L. Perry Campus. 

The winners in the six categories are: 

Business of the Year – Recognizes the outstanding East Dallas business of the year - East Dallas Automotive 

Entrepreneur of the Year - Presented for entrepreneurial achievements and noted individual successes during the past year - McRae’s American Bistro & Cocktails 

Chairman’s Award - Presented for outstanding community and Chamber support by a company and/or an individual associated with the company who has made an outstanding contribution to the community and to the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce - White Rock Lake Foundation 

Live Local Award - Recognizes a small business/small business owner in East Dallas who is a community leader who supports and gives back to the community -  

  • Dallas Piano Academy
  • HG&CO Home Improvement
  • Shakespeare Dallas

R.S. Munger Business Pioneer Award - Criteria for consideration: Was solely (or at least primarily) responsible for the development of an innovative technology, creative/artistic concept or process, or business method, model or concept; Significant East Dallas connection (lives, works here – currently or for a large part of life) - Art on Main


People’s Choice - The Children’s Center

People’s Choice Runners Up:

  • MoMo Italian Kitchen
  • McRae’s American Bistro & Cocktails

Photo by Carol Hensley

Key to photo
Lisa Emmick, Dallas Piano Academy; Christy Tornelli, The Children’s Center; Herman Guerra, HG&CO Home Improvement; Kathleen Foley, White Rock Lake Foundation; Mike McRae, McRae’s American Bistro & Cocktails; Andrea Lamarsaude, Art on Main; Chris Brezic, East Dallas Automotive; Marin Sandoz, Shakespeare Dallas.


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