Category Archives: Interview

Mr. B Serves Highland Park Cafeteria with Faith

By Kristin Dickerson Published Mar 8, 2019 at 6:24 PM | Updated at 8:15 PM CST on Mar 8, 2019 Highland Park Cafeteria, which first opened in 1925, continues to pride itself on tradition and consistency. The 100 buffet items are made from scratch each day, and many of which are made by the hands […]

Why this Dallas 87-year-old has worked the same restaurant job for more than 6 decades

Highland Park Cafeteria Mr B

Why this Dallas 87-year-old has worked the same restaurant job for more than 6 decades Sharon Grigsby, Metro columnist Sixty-two years ago, Ernest Bowens stopped by Highland Park Cafeteria to talk to a friend in the kitchen. Bowens wound up with a job and has worked there ever since. Given that a lifelong loyalty to […]

Still cooking after all of these years

By Emily Charrier, Advocate Magazine Six decades in the kitchen at Highland Park Cafeteria Mr. B’s rough and calloused hands are a stark contrast to his soft blue eyes, which crinkle with joy when he speaks about his favorite subject: his faith. “I just trust in the Lord,” he says proudly and often. “The Lord is […]