General Manager, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards
Tracy Dunne, recently appointed as the General Manager of The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, brings a wealth of knowledge from her 15 years on property. Joining the hospitality side first as a server and bartender, Tracy was promoted to management level within three years of working at Wente Vineyards. Learning everything in-house, Tracy’s education has been through years of hands-on experience.
Originally from San Bruno, CA, Tracy began her career in accounting. Following a move to Livermore, Tracy happened upon the Wente Estate one day while out jogging. Falling in love with the scenic property, Tracy applied for a job at The Restaurant and quickly progressed, working her way up the ranks from server to management. Educating herself through her years of hard work and devotion to the restaurant, she has grown and built a strong staff of well-trained and passionate servers and chefs, overseeing 63 employees, the alcohol program, and all operations for The Restaurant.
Tracy has been a part of Wente Vineyards success in a variety of departments. Now taking the lead as General Manager at The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards, Tracy’s vision for the growth of The Restaurant comes from years of watching it evolve and form.
This year, The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards celebrates its 30th Anniversary. Tracy’s emphasis is to match The Restaurant’s seasonal wine country cuisine with warm and exceptional service and hospitality. Sharing a love and respect for The Restaurant with the dedicated chef team, Tracy’s passion lies in creating a memorable dining experience for every guest visiting the property.
Tracy has a strong love for food and wine. An avid traveler, Tracy enjoys fine dining in restaurants abroad and finding inspiration to bring back to the dining room at The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards.