Jeff Benjamin

Jeff Benjamin


Chief Operating Officer of Vetri Cucina, Executive Vice-President of Fitler Club & Managing Partner at FNB+


I love that regardless of the kind of day someone is having a restaurateur has the ability to positively impact the outcome of that day.


EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
Never go to bed at night thinking you have learned all there is to know about a job.
Be prepared to learn from everyone, especially those you least expect. Employees and guests will come at each situation from different perspectives, your willingness to view it as they do can be enlightening.
Always be willing to ask for help.
It’s important to have mentors both inside and outside your industry. Surrounding yourself with people who have “been there, done that” will help to make you successful.
To remain motivated during tougher times at work be sure to reflect on where you have been and keep an eye on the future. Stay focused.
Be nice.

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