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Staff Highlight: Cheyenne Tarrance

Our Easton Porter Group team members are the heart and soul of what we do. From meals served at our restaurants to personal touches at our boutique hotels, our high-touch teams work hard to elevate the art and joy of travel and dining.

Today, we are highlighting Cheyenne Tarrance, Assistant Restaurant Manager, at Red Pump Kitchen in Charlottesville, Va. Cheyenne brings eight years of restaurant experience to Red Pump.

Check out the following Q&A with Cheyenne to learn more, then head over to Red Pump Kitchen located on the Charlottesville Downtown Mall to see her culinary skills firsthand!

How long have you been working at Red Pump? 

I have been working at Red Pump for two and a half years. I started in the kitchen and like being able to help out in all areas of the restaurant when needed!

What is your favorite thing about working at Red Pump?

Our team at Red Pump is extremely close and I enjoy getting to be around people I care about everyday.

What is your favorite cocktail on the menu right now and what do you love about it?

My favorite cocktail right now is called “Our Last Word.” It is a classic cocktail that started in Detroit during the prohibition era. Made with Green Chartreuse, Gin, Luxardo, and Lime, we put our own little spin on it and shake it with basil and Mazcal. It’s a boozy but delicious cocktail!

When you’re not working, what are some of your favorite things to do around Charlottesville?

When I am not at work, I love to go fishing! I wake up early most mornings, load my kayak onto my truck and stay out on the water as long as I can! I also enjoy any activity that involves spending time with my mom. She is my very best friend and I wouldn’t have been so successful without her!

We believe our team members are some of the best people out there. Visit one of our properties to experience our welcoming hospitality service first-hand, and check out our jobs page to see if you have what it takes to join Easton Porter.

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