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Dan Blanchard

Head Chef

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Isabella Ebbert

Private Events Coordinator

Isabella has been in the hospitality industry for nearly 10 years, most recently joining Bistro’s team in the early Spring of 2019. Her passion for this career stems from her love of bringing people together through celebration, and she has carried that passion within her since childhood.

From intimate successes to grand celebrations, Isabella believes in the importance of commemorating all the important moments in life. As Bistro’s Private Events Coordinator, Isabella approaches each guest’s needs with an open mind to deliver exceptional service and memorable experiences to all, no matter the world’s circumstances.

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Tristan Walczewski

General Manager/Essence Restaurant Group Beverage Director

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Connor Guikema

Bar Manager

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James Berg

Managing Partner, Essence Restaurant Group

James helped open Bistro Bella Vita back in 1996 and formed Essence Restaurant Group with his partner, and Chief Culinary Officer, Patrick Wise in 2006. Essence Restaurant Group owns and operates Bistro Bella Vita and The Green Well.

His goal is to continue to build a collection of restaurants that foster a socially-conscious environment and healthy lifestyle for all those who contribute to them.

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We serve honest fayre with local flair in a green, neighborhood setting that keeps customers coming back. Our innovative gastro pub is green beyond it’s name: Our building is Leed certified inside and out which means it’s environmentally safe, ultra efficient and leaves behind the smallest carbon footprint.