Jennifer Salamone

Jennifer Salamone

Director of Operations

Jennifer was born and raised in the Boston area. Her love of food and gathering around the table began as a child when she enjoyed home cooked meals from her earliest mentor, her Read More

grandmother.After graduating Johnson & Wales University, Jennifer traveled to Europe to immerse herself in art, history and of course amazing food.

She was able to bring two of her passions together when she joined the Barbara Lynch Gruppo and managed the bakery at Sportello. She later joined Starbucks Coffee Company, to manage multiple locations throughout Boston. While there she became a strong leader of business, talent development and training.

Jennifer joined Tatte in August 2015 as the Assistant Director of Operations for Bakery & Retail, where she was able to work with the bakery and managers. In February, she took over the Director of Operations position, which allowed her to work closely with all departments and teams within Tatte.

Ashley Krepps

Ashley Krepps

Cafe Operations Manager

Ashley professional experiences began upon graduating from culinary school in her home state of Illinois and moving to Jackson Hole, WY. She simultaneously indulged her love of pastry Read More

arts and the great outdoors by working at an artisanal chocolate shop and the pastry department of a four diamond resort while living in a national park. Ashley eventually moved to Baltimore where she served as the executive pastry chef for a four-star restaurant and designed a pastry program for a burgeoning restaurant group.

Since moving to Boston, Ashley has expanded on her love for hospitality by providing custom events for Boston- area clientele. Throughout her time in the hospitality industry Ashley has worked in different establishments and positions all holding the same goal which is to provide a thoughtful and customized guest experience.

In her spare time, Ashley can be found reading about new developments in the food industry, cooking, baking, and partaking in various outdoor activities.

Ashley joined Tatte Bakery in November 2016 managing catering and events. She was able to put together thoughtful and detailed events for customers. In August, Ashley began working in operations supporting the cafes by training, coaching and guiding the Cafe teams. Ashley is excited for her new role as Cafe Operations Manager for Tatte Bakery & Cafe.

Keith Maher

Keith Maher

General Manager, Tatte Brookline

Keith was born and raised in the suburbs of Baltimore and always enjoyed cooking and baking as a child. Now, he shares that joy of creating in the kitchen with his own kids.

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moved to Massachusetts to attend Boston University. After graduating, he began a career with Starbucks Coffee as a store manager and opened multiple locations in the Boston area. He became passionate about the learning and development of his teams and peers and as a trainer of new store managers. Overseeing numerous locations throughout the Boston market gave him the opportunity to coach and develop many management teams during his 15+ years with Starbucks.

Operational efficiency, a devotion to quality and exceptional guest experiences are Keith’s passions and he’s excited to bring them along as he joins the Tatte team as the Tatte Brookline General Manager.

Mark Pryor

Mark Pryor

General Manager, Tatte Third Street

Mark joins Tatte having spent his career in the restaurant industry with over 15 years of management experience. He was born in Maine, finished high school in Maryland, and went to Read More

college in Georgia before returning north and getting a server position in Somerville. Mark worked his way up to management with McCormick & Schmick and eventually joined the Back Bay Restaurant Group where he earned his first General Manager position. Mark has worked as a general manager in both corporate and private settings, making the guest experience priority. Mark is excited to join Tatte for the food, the culture, and the terrific team of people within it.

VERONICKA BAZZINOTTI

VERONICKA BAZZINOTTI

General Manager, Tatte Broadway

Veronicka was born in Trujillo, Peru and grew up in a family with four brothers. She attended National University of Trujillo majoring in Tourism and graduating with a Bachelor’s degree Read More

in Social Science. Veronicka came to America in 2006, to study abroad and fell in love with Boston.

Veronicka quickly grew into her first management position with Scampo at the Liberty Hotel. Starting as a server and working her way up to manager where she expanded her knowledge and love for great food and hospitality.

Veronicka joined Tatte in 2016, as the Assistant General Manager of Third Street where she further developed her managerial skills.

Veronicka is excited to take on her new role as General Manager of Tatte Broadway.

Dillard Taylor

Dillard Taylor

General Manager, Tatte Main street

Dillard grew up in a household where dinning was always treated as an experience. Unfortunately growing up in a home with great cooking meant he never had to learn how do it himself, Read More

which left him in quite the bind while studying and living abroad in Dublin, Ireland. There he got his first experiences in hospitality waiting tables in a small, but busy, cafe while teaching himself to cook all his favorite memories from home.

After receiving his bachelor’s degree, Dillard did a stint teaching English in China before coming to Boston, where he worked for the Coda Group, including Canary Square and Coda. He is excited to share his passion for hospitality with the Tatte Main Street team.

STEVEN ROSARIO

STEVEN ROSARIO

General Manager, Tatte Beacon Hill

Steven was born and raised in New York’s Hudson Valley, the youngest of nine siblings; Steven was born in to a family of avid cooks and entertainers. Its no wonder that his joy as a Read More

child was to set the table and decorate for dinner parties. This lead him to his first job in restaurants at the age of 15 as a dish washer at a local Bistro in his home town of Montgomery, New York. Work for the next three years truly solidified his love for restaurant industry. Steven enrolled at The Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park where he graduated top of his class with his Bachelors in Hospitality Management (BPS).

Shortly after graduating Steven began his management career officially as a manager for the newly opened French concept Maison Kayser, this truly was a platform for Steven to apply all his new found knowledge and developed his method of leadership and management.

Steven moved West to attend the CIA at Greystone in the Napa Valley to pursue in his Masters in Advance Beverage and Hospitality where he graduated with honors and was awarded the title Certified Sommelier by The Court of Master Sommeliers.

In his return to the east coast Steven joined the Garces Group, a Philidelphia based restaurant group that was opening there first New York foray, Amada and here was the Service Director on the open management team in NewYork’s Finacial District.

In the spring of 2017 Steven relocated to Boston and had the opportunity to join Tzurit and her team at Tatte as the New General Manager at the Beacon Hill Café and is very happy to be part of the Tatte team.

MICHELLE RAI

MICHELLE RAI

General Manager, Tatte Harvard Square

 

Born in South Africa, Michelle came to the United States at a young age and grew up in Tennessee, where she developed an enthusiasm for the food industry. While earning her Read More

bachelor’s degree at East Tennessee State University, Michelle followed her passion and began her career as a barista. Not long after, she fell in love with Boston while visiting with friends and decided to make the move up north in 2013. She used her passion and desire to share superb dining experiences with others to fuel this new chapter of her life as she worked her way up from restaurant server to supervisor to manager for Tavistock Restaurant Collection at their locations in the Back Bay and Waterfront over the past 4 years. With her passion for hospitality and great food, Michelle is excited to be a part of the Tatte team and lead the Harvard Sq.  team.

Gabriella Fabiano

Gabriella Fabiano

General Manager, Tatte Fenway

Gabriella grew up in the Boston area, initially drawn into the food industry while baking Christmas cookies with her mother every year. Taken by the sense of community and feelings of joy Read More

surrounding meals, Gabriella set her eyes on The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. She worked at Apple Pie Bakery Café while working towards her Bachelors in Business Administration from the CIA. During this time, she spent a semester in the Napa Valley learning about the creation of a brand and how to market goods.

Gabriella came to Tatte as Assistant General Manager of Tatte Brookline and soon transferred to be the AGM of Tatte Harvard Square. Here, she was able to sharpen her management skills and establish herself as a leader. She is excited to take the next step in her career, as GM of Tatte Fenway.

 

Ivan Law

Ivan Law

General Manager, Tatte Back Bay

Ivan grew up in Newton, MA where his love for all things food started when he was a young teen while working his first job as a baker’s apprentice. In high school he enrolled in the Read More

Culinary Arts program at Newton North which opened his eyes to the world of hospitality. Encouraged by his mother, he entered a recipe contest his senior year which won him a scholarship to Johnson and Wales University. And as they say– the rest is history.

After graduating from JWU with a degree in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Business he moved back to Boston to start his career, working at some of Boston’s best restaurants from Grill 23 to Jody Adam’s Rialto in Cambridge.

With over 15 years of hospitality management experience, Ivan is excited to join the Tatte family and take on his new role as General Manager of the newest location Tatte Back Bay.

 

Julianne White

Julianne White

General Manager, Operations Support

At just 16, Julie started her first bakery job in Worcester, the heart of Massachusetts. At a young age she developed a passion for great food as well as the joy of seeing her regulars Read More

each day.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Julie took on her first management role with a specialty food store in Worcester. Here, she expanded her knowledge of quality, imported ingredients while focusing on personal and attentive service.
After deciding to make the move to Boston, Julie knew that her passion for working with people and baking made her a perfect fit for Tatte. She joined as the Assistant General Manager for Tatte Third Street. At Third Street, she gained new knowledge in managing a bakery and cafe.
Julie then went on to be the General Manager of Tatte’s first location in Brookline. As the GM, Julie used her experience and knowledge to develop a strong team of employees and create memorable customer experiences. Julie looks forward to her next step with Tatte as a support General Manager.