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Rosemary's Catering celebrates 70 years of service

SAN ANTONIO - Rosemary Kowalski remembers being a young World War II bride when her husband took his $10,000 war service award and went into the food business.     Despite having no experience, they bought Ben's Diner on North Zarzamora Street. "We bought it from a man named Ben Barcelona, and we knew so little. (We) didn't even have sense enough to change it to our name. We just left it in his name," Kowalski, the 92-year-old matriarch of RK Group, said. - Watch

From Rosemary to the RK Legacy

This film documents local businesswoman Rosemary Kowalski’s life along with the coming of age of San Antonio, which helped her build a leading catering company. The program also highlights the strength and success of The RK Group today under the direction and vision of President and CEO Greg Kowalski. - Watch

Life changed forever for Rosemary Kowalski 70 years ago today

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SAN ANTONIO - Many of us know how tough it is to start a small business. Well imagine jumping into the food business with no experience and more than seven decades later your creation is still going strong.For 92-year-old Rosemary Kowalski, Friday, November 11th marks a very special anniversary. It was on this Armistice Day in 1946 (now Veterans Day) she and her late husband Henry bought a small barbecue restaurant on North Zarzamora. That business eventually morphed into a food service company called Catering by Rosemary. - Watch

70 Years of Creative Innovation

San Antonio Weddings
It was 1946 and Rosemary Kowalski was running the show. It didn’t take long for word to get out of Rosemary’s remarkable fare and soon she was catering weddings and parties for family and friends. The self-made businesswoman thrived through the 1950s and ’60s, and in 1968, when the World’s Fair came to town, Rosemary was asked to cater the event. Rosemary’s Catering had already made a name for itself in the Alamo City, but the World’s Fair experience locked in the legend that became The RK Group. - Read Article