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Giovanni Penafiel

Hospitality Specialist - 2nd Ave

Our hospitality King, Gio brings over 20 years of NYC restaurant experience to the TSB team.  Gio has been making people smile at some of NYC's most well known restaurants including Casa Bella, Paza Notte, Loft,  Monument Lane.  He was also headed up the East Village's own  Mercadito as General Manager.

Gio joined the TSB family in 2015.  He brought a contagious positive energy and can do attitude which quickly rubbed off on our staff.  His goal is simple: Do whatever it takes to make our guests feel welcome and happy.  We consider ourselves lucky to have him.