Christopher Zielke

2015 Honoree | Restauranteur

Born in Spain, and raised in Central America, Christopher Zielke has become an influential part and contributor of the Dallas restaurant scene for over 10 years. Zielke’s restaurants Bolsa, Smoke, and The Theodore have been recognized locally and nationally as being at the forefront of the local food movement. He resolutely believes that in today’s society, food and beverage are more than nourishment, but essential elements in building a community.