ABOUT LEE ANN
Lee Ann comes to us from the former Hayes Valley neighborhood staple, Dobbs Ferry, recently shuttered due to Covid 19, which she owned with her husband Steve. She started her career at various sports bars and restaurants in NYC, bartending, serving and managing for almost 10 years before moving to San Francisco in 2014 where she spent and 5 years managing the fine dining, popular waterfront restaurant, Waterbar. She has been instrumental in upholding standards of service and creating memorable guest experiences, as well as developing hiring practices and training methods for all departments of front of house. She brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of the restaurant business from guest relations to human resources, and extensive food and beverage knowledge.
Lee Ann grew up in Stamford, Connecticut for her early childhood then moved to Danville, California. She is also a business school graduate of Indiana University. Aside from working in restaurants, Lee Ann has done more than a dozen triathlons, enjoys hanging with her family and friends, and maintains a chalk art business that she does artwork for local restaurants and families.