Catering to the Latino Audience Makes the Hispanic Women of Distinction Celebration a Cultural Experience 

Hispanic Women of Distinction

The venue that hosts the annual Hispanic Women of Distinction Charity Luncheon is a popular,well-centered location for South Florida events.


This popular “Latin themed" luncheon and business expo has a special team of Latinos at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida, that creates the ambience, food and elegant experience guests have come to expect.

In addition to the event specialist, Lily Garcia, who handles the tremendous details for a 1,000 guests, is the new general manager, Jorge Jaimes.

Jorge JaimesJorge Jaimes was born in Venezuela and moved to New York City in early 1990. Before his arrival,  Jorge earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from Santa Maria University, Caracas.  

As a young dreamer, Jorge lived in New York City, where he began to develop a passion for providing superior customer service. That passion would serve him well years later in his many leadership positions in the hospitality industry.

Jorge continued to develop his career in the hospitality industry in Miami, leading several F&B departments at hotels and restaurants, most notably, Fischer Island.

Jorge is the General Manager at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida, a Mediterranean style, full service, free standing catering and conference center serving grande cuisine to up to 2,000 guests.

He observes that, “What I like the most about the Signature Grand  is that it is a master at creating memorable events.  From the tiniest details, to the most lavish décor, our Grand cuisine and staff is dedicated to making the best experience for our clients and their guests. Our goal is to create excellence for your special occasion.”

August 24th is the 17th annual celebration of the Hispanic Women of Distinction presented by Bank of America in partnership with AARP Florida and Signature Grand.  For moreinformation, visit

About the author

Elaine Vasquez

Elaine M. Vasquez is the owner of Broward’s first bilingual newspaper, El Heraldo de Broward, publishing since 1974.. She is a seasoned public relations and marketing executive who pioneered the cable television industry in Broward County from 1970 to 1985 having co-owned a company that eventually became Comcast Communciations. She previously owned a multicultural communications company, Latin Power, Inc. and presently owns a special events company, We Do Events, Inc. which produces the annual Hispanic Women of Distinction charity luncheon, Fiesta! Fort Lauderdale, Viva Broward! Fort Lauderdale, Viva Broward! 
Calendar of Events for Hispanic Heritage Month and over 200 galas, outdoor fairs and festivals, private fundraisers and political activities.   Elaine’s pioneering ventures inspired her to develop a unique set of skills that formed the backbone of her story and still makes an impact on her business and social life today.