LONGMEADOW TEAM

Tim Taillefer, Managing Partner   Longmeadow   If you could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would it be? George Harrison.  Dream vacation? A cross-country brewtour — one brewery in every state.  Favorite song? “Walking in Your Footsteps” by The Police.

Tim Taillefer, Managing Partner
Longmeadow

If you could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would it be? George Harrison.

Dream vacation? A cross-country brewtour — one brewery in every state.

Favorite song? “Walking in Your Footsteps” by The Police.

Jakub Koziara, Chef   Longmeadow   Food inspitaiton? The three women who made me the “husky” kid when I was growing up: my two grandmothers and my amazing mom.  Favorite band? AC/DC  Astrological sign? Sagittarius

Jakub Koziara, Chef
Longmeadow

Food inspitaiton? The three women who made me the “husky” kid when I was growing up: my two grandmothers and my amazing mom.

Favorite band? AC/DC

Astrological sign? Sagittarius

Laura Katsoulis ,  Restaurant Manager   Longmeadow   Best compliment a guest has ever given you? That I’m a great problem solver.  Most embarrassing moment? Falling in the dining room.  Favorite movie? Shawshank Redemption.

Laura Katsoulis, Restaurant Manager
Longmeadow

Best compliment a guest has ever given you? That I’m a great problem solver.

Most embarrassing moment? Falling in the dining room.

Favorite movie? Shawshank Redemption.

Zahra “Ziggy” Swetz, Restaurant Manager    Longmeadow   Favorite song? Losing You by John Butler Trio.  Last show you binged/watched? Bodyguard on Netflix.  Strangest pet you ever had? Waddle - a duck who acted like a cat.

Zahra “Ziggy” Swetz, Restaurant Manager
Longmeadow

Favorite song? Losing You by John Butler Trio.

Last show you binged/watched? Bodyguard on Netflix.

Strangest pet you ever had? Waddle - a duck who acted like a cat.

Chelsea Lozier, Restaurant Manager   Longmeadow   If you could only have one beer and one burger every day for a year, what would you have? The Steakhouse Burger and a Shipyard Pumpkinhead with a cinnamon-sugar rim.  Favorite breakfast cereal? Pops.  Astrological sign? Scorpio.

Chelsea Lozier, Restaurant Manager
Longmeadow

If you could only have one beer and one burger every day for a year, what would you have? The Steakhouse Burger and a Shipyard Pumpkinhead with a cinnamon-sugar rim.

Favorite breakfast cereal? Pops.

Astrological sign? Scorpio.

Kyle Macgregor, Bar Manager   Longmeadow   Fact that you wish were true about you but really isn’t? That I’m rich.  Dream vacation? Tour of Europe.  Favorite movie? Goodfellas.

Kyle Macgregor, Bar Manager
Longmeadow

Fact that you wish were true about you but really isn’t? That I’m rich.

Dream vacation? Tour of Europe.

Favorite movie? Goodfellas.

Aaron Dallaire, Sous Chef   Longmeadow   Secret midnight fridge raid food? Bowl of cereal.  Favorite movie? Moana  Who would you be star struck by if you ran into them? Gordan Ramsay.

Aaron Dallaire, Sous Chef
Longmeadow

Secret midnight fridge raid food? Bowl of cereal.

Favorite movie? Moana

Who would you be star struck by if you ran into them? Gordan Ramsay.

Kyle Kennedy, Sous Chef   Longmeadow   Who would you be star struck by if you ran into them? The Rock.  What’s one thing that you wish were true about yourself? That I was a professional wrestler.  Food inspiration? My dad.

Kyle Kennedy, Sous Chef
Longmeadow

Who would you be star struck by if you ran into them? The Rock.

What’s one thing that you wish were true about yourself? That I was a professional wrestler.

Food inspiration? My dad.

WEST HARTFORD TEAM

Doug Kelly, Managing Partner   West Hartford   Food inspiration? The Food Network. I think I watched 6 hours a day for 6 months straight when it first aired.  Favorite movie? Anything Quentin Tarantino.  Farthest place you’ve ever traveled? Fiji —18 hours by plane, 2 hours by car, and 2 hours by boat.

Doug Kelly, Managing Partner
West Hartford

Food inspiration? The Food Network. I think I watched 6 hours a day for 6 months straight when it first aired.

Favorite movie? Anything Quentin Tarantino.

Farthest place you’ve ever traveled? Fiji —18 hours by plane, 2 hours by car, and 2 hours by boat.

Brett Cook, Chef   West Hartford   Favorite band? Five Finger Death Punch.  Dream vacation? Ireland and Scotland for a golf trip.  If you could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would it be? My hero — my father.

Brett Cook, Chef
West Hartford

Favorite band? Five Finger Death Punch.

Dream vacation? Ireland and Scotland for a golf trip.

If you could have dinner with anyone, living or dead, who would it be? My hero — my father.

Kieran Farslow, Restaurant Manager   West Hartford   Best compliment a guest has ever given you? That my staff was knowledgeable and helpful.  Strangest pet you’ve ever had? A salamander.  Best TV show you’ve binge-watched?Game of Thrones.

Kieran Farslow, Restaurant Manager
West Hartford

Best compliment a guest has ever given you? That my staff was knowledgeable and helpful.

Strangest pet you’ve ever had? A salamander.

Best TV show you’ve binge-watched?Game of Thrones.

Maria Gagliardi, Restaurant Manager   West Hartford   What makes you most proud of your kids/family? Their generosity, humbleness, and love for others.  Astrological sign? Aries.  Favorite breakfast cereal? Special K with berries.

Maria Gagliardi, Restaurant Manager
West Hartford

What makes you most proud of your kids/family? Their generosity, humbleness, and love for others.

Astrological sign? Aries.

Favorite breakfast cereal? Special K with berries.

Leonides Rivera, Restaurant Manager   West Hartford   Favorite band? Pearl Jam.  Something that makes you proud of your kids/family? Loyalty and love for each other.  Secret midnight fridge raid food? Cheese.

Leonides Rivera, Restaurant Manager
West Hartford

Favorite band? Pearl Jam.

Something that makes you proud of your kids/family? Loyalty and love for each other.

Secret midnight fridge raid food? Cheese.

Frangelice Garcia, Sous Chef   West Hartford   Bio coming soon.

Frangelice Garcia, Sous Chef
West Hartford

Bio coming soon.

Brendan Smith, Sous   Chef   West Hartford   Food inspiration? Being hungry!!!  Favorite band? Slayer.  Most embarrassing moment? Breaking my knee, it’s on video.

Brendan Smith, Sous Chef
West Hartford

Food inspiration? Being hungry!!!

Favorite band? Slayer.

Most embarrassing moment? Breaking my knee, it’s on video.

Angel Vellon, Sous Chef   West Hartford   Secret midnight fridge-raid food? Cupcakes.  What class did you do really well in at school that might surprise everyone? Math.  If you could only have one beer and one burger every day for a year, what would you have? A Bacon and Onion Smash and a Corona.

Angel Vellon, Sous Chef
West Hartford

Secret midnight fridge-raid food? Cupcakes.

What class did you do really well in at school that might surprise everyone? Math.

If you could only have one beer and one burger every day for a year, what would you have? A Bacon and Onion Smash and a Corona.

Tim Zettergren, Sous Chef   West Hartford   Bio coming soon.

Tim Zettergren, Sous Chef
West Hartford

Bio coming soon.