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Gus Silivos

Gus Silivos

Chef/Owner

Gus 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.
Alex Zukowski

Alex Zukowski

Equipment Manager

Alex 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.
Dina Cooper

Dina Cooper

Event Planner

Dina graduated with a major in Hospitality Management and has worked for Nancy’s for 3 years. 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.
Michaela Stamler

Michaela Stamler

Event Planner

Michaela graduated with Bachelors of Science in Hospitality Management from the University of Alabama (ROLL TIDE!) and has worked at Nancy’s since March of 2020. Prior to taking on her position of Event Planner at Nancy’s, she was a Conference Planning Coordinator at a resort in the Washington D.C area. While in college, she worked as an intern at a plethora of country clubs in the Southeast. She thoroughly enjoys working with people, especially her clients, turning their dream wedding, party, or event into something they will remember forever, all while meeting new friends along the way. Michaela’s knack for turning a vision into real life ensures your dream will become a reality, going above and beyond for the people she serves. Outside of work, Michaela has an unscratchable itch to travel, enjoys spending the day at the beach, and loves spending time with her pets, a black lab named Jax, and a tabby cat named Willow.
Suzi Pavelsek

Suzi Pavelsek

Store Manager

Suzi 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.
Paul Silivos

Paul Silivos

Event Planner

Paul 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.