Dressler’s Spotlight: Scott Platt

ScottPlattMeet Scott Platt, Assistant Manager of Dressler’s Restaurant in Birkdale Village.

Scott is a Veteran of the United States Navy. He is fluent in French and has more than 25 years in the restaurant industry. He has been with Dressler’s for 2 years, and considers himself its ”Director of Happiness.”

What are your responsibilities at the restaurant?

“Generating smiles,” says Scott.

Name three things you love about your job.

“The people, the vibe, and hugs from the Chef.”

What are some of the challenges you face in your job?

“Keeping a level head.”

What are some of your favorite foods to eat at Dressler’s?

BBQ Shrimp, Just for the Halibut (lump crab, roasted red peppers, spinach, chive potato cake, sun dried tomato beurre blanc), and Mom’s Desserts

What qualities make Dressler’s an exceptional restaurant?

“The experience that the team has collectively,” says Scott, “and that everyone cares.”

Why do people enjoy coming to Dressler’s?

“They come for the food and stay because of our hospitality.”

Do you see a lot of regular customers?

“Yes. EVERYONE knows Jon Dressler. Wait, maybe…Jon Dressler knows EVERYONE.”

How do first-time guests react when they come to Dressler’s?

“They are almost always surprised by the level of service and how delicious the food is!”

What is the best part about your job?

“Making people happy,” says Scott.

Any interesting hobbies or sports?

“Aside from being serious about naps, I dabble in snowboarding, surfing, hiking, paddle boarding, marathons, and long walks on the beach…”

Anything else you want to tell us?

“I have the best family ever!”