happy fig-iversary!

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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.

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

  • Ana Fuentes, Busser at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 2 years.
  • Maribel Guido, Buffer at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 3 years.
  • Dora Guizar, Dishwasher at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 4 years.
  • Katie Peterson, Server at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 6 years.
  • Ivan Ramayo Ruiz, Cook at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 5 years.
  • Maria Angelica Vargas Zuniga, Busser at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 3 years.
  • Noelle Vice, Host at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 6 years.
  • Yolanda Hidalgo, Server at the fig café, has been with us for 12 years.
  • Juan Acosta, Chef at the girl & the fig CATERS!, has been with us for 15 years.
  • Kelly Moore, Executive Assistant, has been with us for 9 years.

Thank you so much for your work over the years!

stand out employee: jeanette acevedo

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Meet our Stand Out Employee for August, Jeannette!

Jeannette has been working with us as an Event Server since August of last year for our off-site events as well as our events at Suite D.  Her managers describe her as a “go-getter” who always has a positive attitude and can always be counted on to pick up last minute shifts and help to train our new employees.  She is a natural people-person and is great at making connections with our guests.

We asked Jeanette a few questions about herself – get to know this stand-out employee a little better, and visit us soon at Suite D!

Where are you originally from?
Los Angeles 

How long have you lived in Sonoma County?
21 years

What is your favorite spot in Sonoma County?
Sonoma Plaza or Overlook Trail 

Besides the girl & the fig and the fig café, what is your favorite restaurant?
It’s a tie between La Casa Restaurant and Bangkok 9

What is your favorite food?
Pizza!

What is your favorite thing to cook?
I will try to cook anything.  Not very kitchen savvy, hence the love for pizza and going out to restaurants

How would you describe yourself in three words?
Happy, dorky and adventurous 

When you’re not at the girl & the fig, what are you most likely doing?
Working my other job, going to school, or spending time friends and family

As a kid, what was your favorite tv show to watch?
Spongebob Squarepants

What’s the best part of working for the girl & the fig?
Meeting new people, learning about the food, and gaining more work experience

happy figiversary!

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.

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

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  • Susan Morse, Server at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 4 years.
  • Gustavo Yanez, Cook at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 3 years.
  • Nelida Torres, Cook at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 5 years.

Thank you so much for your work over the years!

stand out employee: kim mcardle

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Meet our Stand Out Employee for June, Kim!

Kim has been working with us as a Bartender since 2011.  She is truly a dynamo and has become a fig staple behind the bar for our guests both regular and new.   We don’t know what we would do without her!

We asked Kim a few questions about herself – get to know this stand-out employee a little better, and visit us soon at the girl & the fig!

Where are you originally from?
Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland 

How long have you lived in Sonoma County?
10 ½ years

What is your favorite spot in Sonoma County?
Bartholomew Park and the Russian River 

Besides the girl & the fig and the fig café, what is your favorite restaurant?
The Harvest Moon and Juanita Juanita 

What is your favorite food?
Italian and Chinese

What is your favorite thing to cook?
Lasagna and Cookies

When you’re not at the girl & the fig, what are you most likely doing?
Hanging out in the park with my kid

As a kid, what was your favorite tv show to watch?
The A Team

What’s the best part of working for the girl & the fig?
The team that I work with, especially my fellow bartenders

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.

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

  • Fernando Andrade, Server at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 5 years.
  • Margarita Fuentes, Cook at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 5 years.
  • Leo Gonzalez, Cook at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 14 years.
  • Carlos Ortiz, Food Runner at the girl & the fig and the fig café, has been with us for 6 years.
  • Jose Vasquez, Cook at the girl & the fig, has been with us for 2 years.

Thank you so much for your work over the years!

(Not picture: Jose Vasquez)