print logo
© 2020
International Interior Design Association

Chicago, IL
Toll Free: 888 799 4432
International: +01 312 467 1950

Leaders Breakfast New York 2019


When: May 10

WhereFour Seasons Atlanta, 75 14th St. NE, Atlanta, Georgia

Speaker: Jen Hidinger-Kendrick, Co-founder and Spokesperson, Giving Kitchen

Connect: Website, Instagram

Honoree: Stephanie D. Kirkpatrick, IIDA, ASID, Director of Interior Design, Niles Bolton Associates

Jen Hidinger-Kendrick, Keynote Speaker


Jen Hidinger-Kendrick

In her role as co-founder of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Jen Hidinger-Kendrick orchestrates the development and execution of the restaurant's design, operational features, and business management.

Since opening in September 2015, Staplehouse has been named Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurant in America, GQ’s Best New Restaurant, Atlanta Magazine’s #1 Restaurant in Atlanta (two years in a row), Eater Atlanta’s Restaurant of the Year, was a James Beard finalist for Best New Restaurant, on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine, and had feature segments on CNN, NBC Nightly News, CBS Sunday Mornings, and TODAY.

Staplehouse is the for-profit subsidiary of Giving Kitchen (GK), a 501c3 that provides emergency assistance to food service workers through financial support and a network of community resources. As co-founder and spokesperson for GK, Hidinger-Kendrick advises on brand awareness and community involvement, while providing a personal account in telling the story of GK to both local and national audiences.



Thank you to the Leaders Breakfast International Benefactors.

Stephanie D. Kirkpatrick, IIDA, ASID, Leadership Award of Excellence Honoree

Stephanie Kipatrick

Stephanie Kirkpatrick, IIDA, ASID, offers more than two decades of experience in strategic planning and design consulting as well as administration and management. She brings a varied perspective, having been an NBA client, the head of real estate for a private university, and a consultant, acting as project manager and designer for a number of large corporate ventures. Kirkpatrick is NCIDQ certified and a member of the Commercial Real Estate Women, ASID, and IIDA, where she served as president of the Georgia chapter.