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.
Event PlannerBridget discovered her passion for hospitality after being immersed in Italian culture while studying abroad in Florence, Italy. Through the graciousness of her Italian professors and the local families, she was able to distill two main ideals of hospitality: treat friends like family, and handle every event with the utmost of care and attention to detail. Bridget returned to the U.S. to build upon these ideals, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and a minor in Business Administration from Colorado State University. Bridget will combine her proven methods and diverse experience to deliver an event that will exceed your expectations.
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. .
Event PlannerGrowing up in central Florida and having family roots all over Tennessee, Courtney brings southern hospitality to the Nancy’s team. With a passion for bringing people together, Courtney delivers fresh ideas and exceptional service to each and every event. She is excited to use her background in hospitality from the University of West Florida, as well as her experience gained by working at the Grand Ole Opry and Ronald McDonald House Charities, to facilitate every detail of the planning process. She loves personalizing each level of coordination, and making your event unique.
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.
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.