Director of Operations, Humankind
Director of Hospitality
Ryan Parrott began his cooking career at age 15. He has held positions at many well-renowned local establishments such as Tommy’s Italian, Petroleum Club, Boulevard Steakhouse, 501 Ranch Steakhouse, The Mantel, and Deep Fork Grill, among others. Beginning in 2014, Ryan joined the already highly successful team at Humankind Hospitality to operate Picasso Cafe and The Other Room. He is proud to be residing in Oklahoma City with his five children, and is deeply involved with many charity organizations. These include The Arts Council, March of Dimes, Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, Regional Food Bank, Boy Scouts of America, MS Society, and Oklahoma City Museum of Art.
Having been a part of either a sports or restaurant team my entire life, I thrive with others. Any success I have experienced in life has been due to the cumulative efforts of my teammates. I love my family and friends fiercely. I would like to take this moment to thank my late mother, Esther, for giving me the most precious gift I have ever received, my work ethic.
Gabbi’s passions are in knowledge and education on all spectrums. I’m an enormous cocktail nerd, spirits educator, and dog mom. You’ll never catch me without at least two books on my person and a stash of office supplies in my backpack.
Bleys Dugan is a manager with Frida Southwest, who has called restaurants home since late 2010. He has nearly a decade of experience between fine dining, event catering, and restaurant management, and his professional passions are focused towards leading a staff with guests being the root cause of why we operate. By doing so, he hopes to deliver nothing short of a perfect experience for every individual. His choice of industry is a reflection of his hope to create small, yet impactful, ripples in the community that have a lasting effect and positive effect on the human spirit.
Ricky is a born and raised Oklahoman, growing up in Tulsa and now calling Oklahoma City his home. His passions include running, horticulture and gardening, with varying amounts of success.
Chef Quinn Carroll is a talented chef. He has a multitude of experiences at numerous restaurants in Oklahoma. His passions include spending time with his wife and dogs, history, and medical science.
Chef Brian McGrew is a dedicated family man. He is a proud husband, father, and lifetime chef. He has always had a passion for the culinary arts. He met his wife in San Francisco, and worked for James Beard-winning restaurant The Slanted Door. He graduated from Coach House in 1999. He was named Best Chef in 2013, according to his peers.