Meet Our Team

Our people are the source of our strength. Each Table 3 team member contributes to an exemplary guest experience and is ultimately responsible for the reputation of the company. The Table 3 Restaurant Group team is comprised of some of the most talented and highly successful restaurant professionals in the Central Massachusetts area. Our team members continually strive to deliver the best in the hospitality experience in the industry.

 

Our Management…

Brad Arcoite

Operations Manager

Brad ArcoiteBrad Arcoite is a lifelong resident of nearby Southbridge, Massachusetts. He graduated from Bay Path High School’s culinary arts program. Brad has been a fixture in the Sturbridge area restaurant community for over 20 years working for many of the area’s top restaurants and function businesses. Brad has worked in every sector of the restaurant business in both the front and back of the house operations, excelling as both an executive chef and general manager. Brad joined Table 3 Restaurant Group in 2012 as Operations Manager helping Table 3 focus on cost management as well as streamlining current operations. Brad’s extensive skills managing functions of all sizes and types will serve him well as Table 3’s next area of growth will be Table 3 Chefs & Catering, hosting functions and catering from a new home base located at 420 Main Street, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Patrick O’Brien

FOH Manager at Cedar Street Grille

Patrick O’BrienThe restaurant and service industry have been a fixture in Pat’s life since began part time work as a high school student. The thrill of a fast paced and ever-changing industry stuck with him at an early age and has stayed with him since. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst Pat headed to California to further hone his skills and learn more about current food and industry trends. Returning home in the fall of 2011, Patrick took a position at the Cedar Street Grille and has been a vital part of the growing success of the restaurant. Pat’s focus on hospitality and eagerness to go above and beyond for every guest has influenced his staff and is now part of the culture at Cedar Street Grille. A personal touch and inviting atmosphere are hallmarks of Cedar Street Grille. Pat and his team work tirelessly to keep the restaurant’s recognition as a premier dining destination.

Danielle Green

Sales and Event Manager, Table 3 Restaurant Group and The Barn at Wight Farm

Danielle GreenIn 2016, Danielle joined Table 3 Restaurant Group Team as the Events Manager for The Barn at Wight and Private Event Manager for Table 3 group restaurants. Danielle has a passion for the function and event business and has brought her positive management style, attention to detail and a belief that all events held at The Barn and restaurants should be flawless. Danielle grew up in western Massachusetts and earned her bachelor’s degree in hospitality management at Endicott College, graduating in 2008. After 9 years at The Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA as a Restaurant Manager and Private Events Manager of Henrietta’s Table Restaurant, she joins Table 3 to ensure our guests an effortless and extraordinary experience.

Elizabeth Zito

Sales and Event Manager, Banquet and Event Manager, The Barn at Wight Farm

Elizabeth ZitoElizabeth comes to Table 3 Restaurant Group with a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry with more than 20 years of her tenure focused on event planning and management. She has enthusiastically managed events ranging from small intimate events to large scale 1,000+ person events. Elizabeth’s past work experience includes Food and Beverage Director at The Sheraton Tarrytown, General Manager of Boston Beer Works, Comedy Club owner, The Comedy Connection Portland Maine. She is certified with the National Restaurant Association and comes to work every day feeling she has the “best job in the world”.  Elizabeth is driven by her passion for creating and executing unforgettable events for Table 3’s clients.

Michelle Scanlon

Human Resources Manager, Table 3 Restaurant Group

Michelle ScanlonMichelle brings a broad base of business experience to the Table 3 Restaurant Group. Her experience as a recruiter in the Boston market provided the skills necessary for her to manage the human resource activities at Table 3. After graduating from Assumption College in 1996, Michelle furthered her education in the area of technology and was employed in the local school system as a technology technician. Her entrepreneurial spirit and love for small business also lead her to partner with her husband opening a successful local business while raising their three children. Today, Michelle’s focus is helping Table 3 Restaurant Group attract the talent needed to sustain a growing company. To find out more about employment with Table 3 please click here.

Dakota Tunley

Cedar Street Café Manager

Dakota TunleyDakota Tunley graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration. She has over 15 years of experience in retail and restaurant management. Dakota has spent the last eight years at the Whistling Swan working in all phases of the front of the house operations. She is now managing the successful start-up of Table 3’s newest location, The Cedar Street Café. Dakota has a passion for customer satisfaction, coffee, craft beer and spirits and all things local and organic. Energetic, Dakota balances a hectic work and home schedule bringing an unmatched enthusiasm to all her endeavors.

Jennifer Cantwell

Front of the House Manager, The Duck & Avellino

Jennifer CantwellJennifer hails from Pomfret, Connecticut and was greatly influenced by both her grandparents. Her love of great food was inherited from her grandmother and her persistent determination for achievement from her grandfather. These strong roots are the driving force behind her steady advancement in the hospitality industry. Jennifer has worked in almost every position in front of the house operations, including being a co-owner of a small busy restaurant, learning the intricacies of what makes a successful hospitality team. The fast pace of the industry along with the pure joy from creating memorable dining experiences have only intensified the love of her work as Front of the House Manager at The Duck and Avellino. Jennifer comes to work each day with a passion for providing exceptional customer service and stellar guest experiences.

Dan Gonya

Business Development

Dan GonyaThroughout his career, Dan has had a successful record of identifying market needs, developing sales strategies, and achieving results of increased revenue and market share. As one of the original founders of Table 3, Dan has enjoyed the many challenges that a rapidly growing company brings. With nearly a decade of success behind Table 3, Dan looks forward to the future and the continued marketing and business development of the Table 3 Restaurant Group.

Amber Lussier

Assistant Event Manager

Amber LussierDuring Amber’s 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, she has gained a unique perspective on the many aspects of providing positive and memorable customer experiences. Amber joined Table 3 Restaurant Group in 2015 and has worked in every Table 3 operation. During this time, Amber earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the The American Women’s College of Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Mass., graduating at the top of her class. Table 3 is excited to announce that Amber will continue her career with Table 3 as our Assistant Event Manager in our rapidly expanding function business. Serving etiquette, attention to detail, kindness, dedication to the customer, and food presentation are a few of the key areas Amber will be coaching the staff on in this new role. We believe Amber’s background and versatility will ensure the tradition of highly acclaimed customer service and hospitality that Table 3 Restaurant Group is known for.

Our Chefs…

Enrico Giovanello

Executive Chef, Business Development, Table 3 Restaurant Group

Entrepreneur, businessman and chef, Enrico Giovanello enjoys a reputation of building successful culinary establishments by knowing what his clientele love. Specializing in fresh, authentic cuisine – much of which was learned by cooking alongside his Italian grandmother—Enrico is able to translate ingredients and cooking techniques across a variety of styles including French, Asian, Latin, BBQ and, of course, Italian.

He founded Enrico’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Giovanello’s Italian Market, and is often seen in action at Old Sturbridge Village, VIA Italian Table. In the role of Executive Chef for Table 3 Restaurant Group, Chef Giovanello will delight loyal fans and new patrons alike with delicious and diverse menus create specifically for our dining establishments.

Patrick Farrelly

Head Chef, Pastry Arts

With a degree in the culinary arts from Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College and a number of successful apprenticeships in Boston, Pat returned to Central Massachusetts to launch his dessert and pastry career at the acclaimed Cedar Street Restaurant over 10 years ago. With a passion for creating handcrafted specialties featuring the freshest ingredients, Pat’s desserts have become famous in his hometown of Sturbridge, MA.

After a more than a year as Head Chef at Cedar Street Grille establishing the revitalized restaurant as one of the area’s most popular restaurant, Pat has assumed his new role as Head Chef—Pastry Arts, for the Table 3 Restaurant Group. Pat will oversee all dessert menu development, training, and implementation of dessert standards for the group. Pat will also be working at and with each Table 3 restaurant to ensure we are as well-known for our deserts as we are for our inventive cuisine.

Eric Jolin

Head Chef, The Duck and Avellino

Eric has had a love for life in the kitchen his entire career. A Sturbridge native, his culinary interest started early working in locally owned restaurants. With nearly a quarter century under his belt, Eric worked his way through the ranks accepting new assignments and responsibilities in destinations throughout the U.S. As a veteran of the hospitality industry, Eric has filled the role of Kitchen Manager and Executive Chef in several fine hotels, banquet facilities, and full-service restaurants. Eric is thrilled to be back in his hometown heading up the culinary team at The Duck and Avellino. Eric looks forward to keeping the promise long offered by The Duck and Avellino of a relaxed and casual dining experience and a great quality meal.

Avellino

502 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA
508.347.2321
avellinorestaurant.com

The Duck

502 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA
508.347.2321
theducksturbridge.com

Cedar Street Grille

12 Cedar Street
Sturbridge, MA
508.347.5800
cedarstreetgrille.com

Cedar Street Café

420 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA
508.347.6800
cedarstreetcafesturbridge.com

The Barn at Wight Farm

420 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA
774.241.8450
thebarnatwightfarm.com