It’s a family affair for Elsa Teixeira who has joined Italian restaurant, Pesto at Sutton Coldfield, as General Manager. Her son, partner and two brothers also work at the restaurants providing a genuine family feel to the working day!
Elsa has more than 17 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, having started her career at 17 and quickly rising through the ranks to her first management role when she was just 20. She previously worked in the kitchen at Pesto at The White Horse in Desford before being promoted to supervisor.
Elsa Outside of Sutton Coldfield
Her son, Joshua, aged 17, currently works as a server at Sutton Coldfield and has aspirations to be an MMA fighter. Elsa’s youngest brother is the head chef at Sutton Coldfield, her eldest brother is head chef at Pesto at The White Horse in Leceister, and her partner is the head chef at Axe and Compass in Wolvey.
Elsa said: ‘Pesto is a great place to work, the team is hardworking and fun, and I get to spend time with my family in an industry that I love – what could be better?’
‘The restaurant is just stunning. It’s a beautiful building, and we take pride in making sure every guest has the best experience they can. If they’re happy, then I’m happy!’
Pesto at Sutton Coldfield is based at the heart of the community and offers elegant dining in a cosy setting. The privately-owned Italian restaurant company now has ten sites. It features open fires, cask ales and gorgeous settings.
Renowned for its Italian small plates or piattini, Pesto boasts more than 40 dishes full of big flavours. Giving an authentic taste of little Italy, dishes include Spiedini di Pollo – a skewer of marinated chicken breast wrapped in fine cured ham, sealed and baked in the oven, also and Polpette di Manzo – deliciously spicy meatballs.
The restaurant is an ideal location for all occasions, offering a main, daytime and afternoon tea menu,
For bookings, please call 0121 329 3203. Pesto at Sutton Coldfield, 20 Hollyfield Rd, Sutton Coldfield B76 1NX
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