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#FGRFamily Spotlight | Jenn Moniz

May 3, 2019

#FGRFamily Spotlight | Jenn Moniz

What is your role? 

Sous Chef

What is your favorite part about being on the Bold team?

The family-like culture.

How did your career in events begin?

I started with Bold while in culinary school and was hooked after day one!

When you’re not working, what do you love to do?

I love to travel! My favorite place to visit is Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and I would love to visit Lisbon, Portugal one day.

What’s your favorite FGR/Bold dish? Drink?

Zuppa di Pesce from La Tavola and a House Margarita from El Taco.

What’s your favorite action station?

Smashed Alaska Station

Favorite venue for an event?

Foxhall Resort

Favorite song?

This is a hard one. I have lots of favorite songs but two of my favorites are “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz and “Mi Corazoncito” by Romeo Santos.

What’s a fun fact about yourself?

I am from Massachusetts but am a Yankee fan.

What’s your best excuse to throw a party?

I love to cook for a crowd so I can usually get a willing group of guests together when I have time to entertain.

What’s your favorite thing about Atlanta?

I have been afforded some great opportunities in Atlanta including graduating from Le Cordon Bleu, buying my first house here and working for one of the best companies on the planet! I also love the Atlanta food scene.

What is your go-to Spotify playlist?

Romeo Santos

What are the three adjectives you think best describe you?

Strong minded, passionate and organized.

Who inspires you most in your career?

Our executive chef Todd Annis because he has always inspired me with his passion and motivation to continue achieving his goals.

If you could invite one person, living or dead, to dinner at an FGR restaurant, who would it be and where would you take them?

I’d take Anthony Bourdain to El Taco for some margaritas so I could pick his brain about the culinary world.