Ross Kollinger is a Dallas-based culinary entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in catering operations, facility management and franchise development. He currently serves as the President and COO of Innovative Hospitality Group (IHG), a regional food service management company that provides managed food services to Dallas/Fort Worth businesses.
Kollinger also serves as the President and COO of The Spice of Life Catering (SOLC), an elite catering company that has satisfied DFW businesses for over 36 years, accommodating large soirees, corporate retreats and intimate gatherings. Throughout the years, SOLC has developed a high caliber roster of clients including Pat and Emmitt Smith, Craig and Ambassador Kathryn Hall, George Clooney and the Clintons.
In his most recent role, Kollinger, along with his brother Ross, purchased the iconic Tillman’s Roadhouse in Oak Cliff, where he serves as President and COO. Led by Chef Gerald K. Smith, Tillman’s is a staple in the historic Bishop Arts District, and offers an inviting, relaxed atmosphere with impeccable food and cocktails.