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Dressler’s Spotlight: Mary Rogers

Mary Rogers, Dressler's RestaurantMeet Mary Rogers, Hospitality Expert at Dressler’s Restaurant in Birkdale Village.

What are your responsibilities at Dressler’s? ”Making our guest experience memorable,” says Mary. “Also making my Dressler’s family (staff and guests) feel happy to be at Dressler’s Birkdale. And to uphold our standard of excellence.”

How long have you been with Dressler’s? ”Twelve years this September.”

What do you enjoy most about your job? ”Meeting such interesting people from all around the world.”

What challenges come with your job? “I have to remind myself sometimes that this is a job, not a social event.”

What are some of your favorite things to eat and drink at Dressler’s? “Most of the menu,” laughs Mary. “But to name a few–the crab cakes, Caesar salad, halibut, Mom’s cheesecakes (including the pumpkin cheesecake in the Fall).”

What seem to be the customers’ favorites? “Calamari, Hear-of-Ribeye, Mom’s carrot cake.”

Describe a typical day/evening at work. “Every day is a surprise at Dressler’s,” explains Mary. “I always arrive dressed and ready for anything! It makes for interesting evenings.”

What have you learned from working at Dressler’s? “Ultimately, you have to be happy with what you do in life. I love what I do and I’m happy to be a member of the Dressler’s family.”

Describe the people you work with at Dressler’s. “A diverse group of individuals! Professional, but also having fun working together towards the same goal.”

Any hobbies or sports? “I have a collection of Pez Dispensers. I also collect foils off of wine bottles.”

What about family life? “John is my husband of 41 years. We have three sons and one daughter-in-law. We are expecting out first grandchildren–TWIN GIRLS!!”