Graceanne Jordan

Graceanne Jordan

General Manager for Bergamo’s

Investing in people is what gets me skipping to work–inspiring the team to see their own potential, or simply recognizing talent, and creating memories for our guests in creative ways.

Hire People not Positions. I interview constantly. I find a good egg and then I figure out where they will be happy.
In my first month of management at Gramercy Tavern, Tom said, "Make a decision. We can fix anything. Just don’t burn the place down."
There are always going to be challenging times in our careers. I know who to go to when I need gas to fill my tank. Identify that person and keep them close.
When starting a new job, set realistic schedule expectations. If 9am is the start time and you consistently arrive at 8am, the one day you arrive at 9am, you’re late!

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