Lettuce Success Stories

What does it mean to be a success at Lettuce?

  • Discover a new career path
  • Embrace your humor and individuality
  • Find a team that feels like family
  • Become the best at what you do

There are as many ways to be a success at Lettuce as there are people. We encourage all of our managers and chefs to achieve success as they see it.

Here are a few of their stories.


Angel Gandarilla

Sous Chef at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba 

“I just love my job.”

Read Angel's Story

Linda McCall

Linda McCall

Divisional Supervisor at Big Bowl - Edina, Roseville & Ridgedale, MN 

“Be flexible, communicate, create long-lasting quality relationships with others.”

Read Linda's Story

Brian Gray

Brian Gray

Assistant General Manager at Joe's Seafood - Washington, DC  

"...learn something new every day.

Read Brian's Story


Mandy Gumprecht

Assistant General Manager at Foodlife 

“I love feeling like I'm hosting a party and entertaining guests every day.”

Jordan Arbus

Jordan Arbus

Assistant General Manager at Wildfire - McLean, VA 

“...you really have to love this industry to be successful.”

Read Jordan's Story

Stephen Munasinghe

Stephen Munasinghe

Divisional Supervisor at Tucci Benucch & Twin City Grill - Bloomington, MN

“...I get to run a business, be a teacher, and work with food and wine.”

Read Stephen's Story