Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:54 am

Penny Schultz, event specialist at Piano Blu in Pewaukee

Name: Penny Schultz   
Title:  Event Specialist
Company:  Piano Blu
Company address: 179 W Wisconsin Avenue, Pewaukee
Company web site: www.pianoblu.com
Industry: Hospitality
Family:  Two grown children and my rescued dog Odie
Hobbies and Interests: “My hobby is my work.  What could be better than helping people create meaningful and memorable moments?  I love to bring smiles to everyone’s faces. ”
Favorite  movie:  “The Big Night- if you haven’t seen it, you should.”
Favorite musician or band: “I’m a big fan of supporting our local music scene, especially since we have such talent.  Because I am so familiar with his talents, I love Mark Thierfelder who plays here at Piano Blu.  I also enjoy Joe Hite over at Centanni.”
Favorite place to visit/vacation: “Napa Valley- you can’t beat the fresh ingredients and the fantastic wines.”
Favorite local restaurant: “Piano Blu- of course!  But if I had to choose somewhere else, Carina’s Conca D’Oro because the divine can be found in garlic!”
Words to live by: “One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. ~Luciano Pavarotti.”
What is your core philosophy for doing business? “Provide happiness and joy through food, service and teamwork. In regards to food: only the highest standards of quality, freshness and seasonality combined with a nod to the creative and a respect for the traditional in styles of cooking. In regards to service: create an excitement to come back again through demonstrating warmth, graciousness, efficiency, knowledge, professionalism and integrity in our work. In regards to our team: deliver a rewarding environment for long-term, satisfying employment.”
Who is your role model and why? “Andrea Immer Robinson, to be one of 16 women who have achieved master sommelier and to be the only woman named best Sommelier in America is a tremendous feat and brings a smile to my face every time I think of her.” 

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