Ted Pappageorge


Ted Pappageorge serves as President for Culinary Workers Union, Local 226.

Ted is a native of Las Vegas and has been a union member since 1983. Ted began his union career working at a few downtown hotels eventually taking a job as a Bartender at the Downtown Horseshoe Club. He played a key role in the Horseshoe strike that began in 1990. Ted served as a Contract Committee Leader and Picket Captain. After the strike, he became part of the Culinary Union staff in 1991. He has held various positions throughout the years and most recently as Local 226’s Staff Director. Ted has negotiated many contracts over the last 10 years and serves as one of the Union Trustees on the Culinary and Bartenders Housing Partnership Program.

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