happy fig-iversary!

We are so lucky to have such amazing employees, many of whom have been with us for several years.  It’s absolutely important to acknowledge everyone’s hard work from day to day, but we also love to acknowledge our employee’s anniversaries in celebration of the time they’ve spent to make the girl & the fig, the fig café and the girl & the fig CATERS! what they are today.

dec collageFrom left: Uriel Ortiz, Chhiring Sherpa, Jessie Coffey (Not pictured: Miguel Balam)

Here are the employees who we are celebrating anniversaries with in December:

  • Miguel Balam, Busser at the fig café, has been with us for 7 years.
  • Jessie Coffey, Server at the fig café, has been with us for 5 years.
  • Chhiring Sherpa, Busser at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 8 years.
  • Uriel Ortiz, Chef at the girl & the fig CATERS!, has been with us for 14 years.

Thank you so much for your work over the years!

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