87R30020 TBO-D
  By: Gervin-Hawkins H.R. No. 1867
         WHEREAS, Mrs. Kitchen Soul Food Restaurant and Bakery in
  Windcrest has won the loyalty of many area residents while
  contributing to the prosperity of the local economy; and
         WHEREAS, Inspired by his grandmother's cooking, owner and
  head chef Garlan L. McPherson opened Mrs. Kitchen in 2011, offering
  a variety of southern and soul food favorites; originally located
  on the East Side of San Antonio, Mrs. Kitchen has since outgrown the
  1,700-square-foot cottage, and in 2021, the restaurant moved to a
  new 8,000-square-foot space in Windcrest; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. McPherson is a native of San Antonio, and he
  previously served as a Bexar County probation officer; he holds a
  bachelor's degree from Texas Lutheran University; and
         WHEREAS, By creating jobs and furthering the unique character
  of their communities, locally owned businesses are integral to the
  Texas economy, and Mrs. Kitchen is to be commended for furthering
  the proud entrepreneurial tradition of the Lone Star State; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 87th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Mrs. Kitchen Soul Food Restaurant
  and Bakery on its success and extend to Garlan McPherson and all
  those associated with the restaurant sincere best wishes for the
  future; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the restaurant as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.