Some of the people who make Profenno’s work

Age: 32Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last six yearsOccupation: CookOn the work environment: ?“It’s really like a family here.”
Age: 22Hometown: GorhamTime here: The last three yearsOccupation: BartenderOn the restaurant: “It’s rare to have a nice community place ?like this that’s not a chain.”
Age: 24Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last two yearsOccupation: Sandwich makerOn Peter Profenno: “He is a ?very nice guy. He interacts with all his customers. He’s a good business owner.”
Age: Declined to answerHometown: WestbrookTime here: Two-and-a-half years starting in 1977, then came back in 1991 for 21 yearsOccupation: Various positions at the restaurant over the yearsWhy she came back: “He was a good boss, and I loved Profenno’s”
Age: 47Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last seven yearsOccupation: Cook, waitress, ?works registerOn her regulars: “I know a lot ?of people by food, not their name.? It makes it easy.”
 
Son of owner Peter ProfennoAge: 48Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last 21 yearsOccupation: Night managerOn the customers: “They feel like they’re part of something. They’re not just a number coming in.”
Age: 38Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last six yearsOccupation: Waitress, sandwich makerOn her boss: “I think Peter’s very well-liked, and he has a good name for himself.”
Age: 28Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last seven yearsOccupation: BartenderOn her job: “It’s lots of fun.”
Age: 47Hometown: WestbrookTime here: The last seven yearsOccupation: CookOn the restaurant: “It’s a great place to go. It’s local. It’s close to home.”
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