Alexis Russo: Service Manager

Where did you go to college/school?

The CIA 

 

What was your first job in hospitality?

Work at the sandwich and pizza spot

 

What was your last job before Whitfood?

Dining room manager at The Restaurant at the CIA Copia

 

Where did you grow up?

Maine 

What’s your favorite childhood memory of food?

 

Being at my Nana's house and eating her homemade chicken sandwiches with all of my cousins. 

What’s your favorite thing to cook on your days off?

Risotto for savory, cookies for sweet.

 

Where’s the next place you want to travel?

Italy 

 

If you weren’t working in restaurants, what would you be doing?

Probably a counselor 

 

Fiction or nonfiction?

Fiction

 

Cats or Dogs? Chocolate or Vanilla?

Both I love all animals. Vanilla for ice cream, dark chocolate for eveything else. 

Carlos Mancheno: Service Manager

Where did you go to college/school?

New York City College of Technology CUNY

What was your first job in hospitality?

Room service for Kimberly hotel in midtown

What was your last job before Whitfood?

Bartender / Captain / Supervisor Oiji, NYC

Where did you grow up?

Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC

What’s your favorite childhood memory of food?

Eating my great aunts food. 

What’s your favorite thing to cook on your days off?

I do enjoy cooking a good steak. 

Where’s the next place you want to travel?

Mexico and Thailand!

If you weren’t working in restaurants, what would you be doing?

Probably teaching hospitality or working in sales for a food and beverage company. 

Fiction or nonfiction?

Non-fiction

Cats or Dogs? Chocolate or Vanilla?

Dogs allergic to cats. Chocolate!

Mirra Sims: Sous Chef

Where did you go to college/school?

 

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 What’s your favorite thing to cook on your days off?

 

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 If you weren’t working in restaurants, what would you be doing?

 

 Fiction or nonfiction?

 

 Cats or Dogs? Chocolate or Vanilla?

 

Hung Nguyen - Catering & Events Coordinator

Hung Nguyen - Catering & Events Coordinator 

Where did you go to college/school?

 

What was your first job in hospitality?

 

What was your last job before Whitfood?

 

Where did you grow up?

 

What’s your favorite childhood memory of food?

 

What’s your favorite thing to cook on your days off?

 

Where’s the next place you want to travel?

 

If you weren’t working in restaurants, what would you be doing?

 

 Fiction or nonfiction?

 

Cats or Dogs? Chocolate or Vanilla?