Reese Roberts

May 25th, 2016 by
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If there is such a thing as a “service gene” then it must run in Reese’s family. Her mother is general manager of a restaurant in Little Rock, her father is operations director of an outdoor mall, and her grandmother owns a bed & breakfast. “I think my family likes taking care of people.” Reese

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Annie Moser

August 2nd, 2016 by
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New York City native Annie Moser brings years of experience working in two that city’s most iconic restaurants. She learned her trade at Daniel, an Upper East Side establishment renowned for its contemporary French cuisine and elegant ambiance.  It is one of the few Manhattan restaurants to have been awarded a coveted two-start Michelin rating.

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Sarah Watson

March 21st, 2017 by
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Sarah has worked in the restaurant industry for 15 years, the past four at Bordinos where she served on the wait staff and as the floor manger. She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Arkansas, but enjoys the energy and vibe of the restaurant industry. “Joe’s energy and love for this

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Angelina Smith

August 2nd, 2016 by
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Like many in Bordinos management, Angelina started in the business at a tender age working at Jose’s on Dickson, Joe Fennel’s first restaurant. She was 17 when she started that job, became a hostess at Bordinos at age 19, and was named the Event Coordinator 10 years later after working various positions. Angelina worked part

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Erin VonFeldt

May 25th, 2016 by
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Erin was just 12 when she started bussing tables and delivering food on foot for a downtown restaurant in her hometown of Eureka Springs.  She was just five days past her 21st birthday when she went to work for Joe Fennel at Jose’s on Dickson Street. “I walked in the kitchen and this guy wearing

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Matthew Barclay

August 2nd, 2016 by
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Matthew manages a staff of 25 and described his chief duties as  “putting the people in the back in a position to be successful so we can create a culinary destination for our guests out front.” He started working here at age 17, scrubbing pans and learning the trade from some of early chefs that

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Joe Fennel

August 2nd, 2016 by
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Joe’s first restaurant was Jose’s on Dickson, which he opened at a time when many businesses were closing their doors and fleeing to more upmarket locales on North College and near the Northwest Arkansas Mall.  “It was 1980, and nobody wanted to be down here but me.  North College was too expensive, so the only

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