Chef/OwnerGus is the culinary artist in our kitchen and the reason our cuisine is known for being the best. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, he has been in the restaurant business in Pensacola for over 35 years. When Gus isn’t at Nancy’s he is overseeing his other two successful restaurants: Scenic 90 Cafe and Skopelos at New World. Gus loves what he does and you can taste it in every bite.
Equipment ManagerAlex has a true in-depth knowledge of catering and hospitality; working his way up through every position, he knows what it takes to make the wheels turn smoothly at an event. That is why after 14 years with this company he has taken the position as equipment manager. He keeps his finger on the pulse of each event and makes things happen! Alex graduated with a degree in Psychology and recently married the love of his life.
Event PlannerCombining a passion for planning and logistics with a unique background in event management, Macky is excited to now put her experience to use at Nancy’s Catering & Events. With an eye for detail and a love for check-lists, Macky knew that event planning was the perfect fit for her. Working on events on a grand scale, she spent three years at the Colonial Life Arena, an 18,000 seat venue in Columbia, South Carolina. Following a move to Washington, D.C., she further honed her experience at a special events venue - Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital - followed by several years of corporate planning as a member of the global events department at the Institute of International Finance. Here at Nancy’s, Macky looks forward to creating memorable and personalized events for every client.
Event PlannerThe hospitality industry for Hayley is more than just a job, it’s a passion. Whether it is planning large technical and cultural events in Miami, or high profile golf tournaments and large private events at Congressional Country Club in Washington, DC, to breath-taking weddings in Pensacola, Hayley will stop at nothing to make sure every detail and expectation is met. Hayley received her Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management at Florida International University in Miami, FL. From there her work in the hospitality industry has shown her the importance of attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and genuinely connecting with people. One of Hayley’s favorite parts about wedding planning is the opportunity for creativity and making a couples' dreams come to life. She truly cares about all her clients and loves what she does. When Hayley is not at work she enjoys spending time with her Fiancé, planning their 2019 wedding and snuggling with their dog Iggy! With every couple comes a new and exciting adventure and Hayley cannot wait to help plan your next event!
Event PlannerPaul is our talented event and wedding consultant here at Nancy's. Raised in the restaurant business, and as our lead event planner for the past 12 years, he has mastered the art of designing, coordinating, and executing events of all kind. His knowledge and experience is a great asset for our clients whether they are planning a small intimate event or a large gala. He has a Bachelors Degree from Wake Forest University and lives in East Hill with his wife, Jasmine, and their English Mastiff, Jackson.
Event PlannerDina graduated with a major in Hospitality Management and has worked for Nancy’s in many different roles for over a year. She loves working with clients to make their event a lasting memory. Her desire to bring people together, attention to details, and creativity have sparked a passion for events. She is always willing to go above and beyond to assure that you will be happy, relaxed, and enjoying your special day! Dina also loves fitness, photography, and spending her free time at the beach.
Store ManagerSuzi hails from the mid-west, she grew up in a small suburb of Chicago - St. Charles, Illinois. She circled the globe as a flight attendant for 23 years and before settling in Gulf Breeze she has called New York, Aspen and Wisconsin home. Suzi has extensive experience with planning events, she has worked as director of catering at several resorts and is certified by American Rental Association in event planning.