Ricky Wyman

Ricky Wyman

Director of Food Operations at Flatstick Pub

Ricky started in restaurants at 17 and worked his way through the ranks over the years. He moved to Seattle in 2018 and started his adventure with Ethan Stowell Restaurants as manager of Frelard Pizza. He then moved to  Super Bueno, Cortina, Tavolata and you can now find him as the Director of Food Operations at Flatstick Pub. From pizza, to tacos, to pasta--Ricky runs it all. 

HOMETOWN

Oakland, California 

FIRST RESTAURANT JOB

Busser for RA sushi

LAST RESTAURANT JOB

General Manager @ Fukushu Restaurant Concepts

ALTERNATE UNIVERSE CAREER 

Something with dogs 

BEST MEAL EVER

Puerto Rican street food

FAVORITE LATE NIGHT SNACK

Extra Toasty Cheez-its 

SECRET INGREDIENT

Soy Sauce

FAVORITE SEATTLE RESTAURANTS

Baja Taco and Beer

FOOD/SERVICE PHILOSOPHY

The answer is yes, what is the question 

RESTAURANT PET PEEVE

Not writing down orders

AFTER WORK HANGOUT

Waterwheel, Kates Pub

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT SEATTLE?

The outdoors and proximity to the mountains. 

CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT

Family, friends and dogs 

WHAT'S ON THE NIGHTSTAND?

Water bottle, misc wine books 

MEMORABLE KITCHEN DISASTER 

I was working in Tucson during a really intense monsoon, and water started pouring into the restaurant through the lights. We immediately had to cut all lights except the hood lights. Luckily the down poor only lasted about 20 minutes and we were able to get things back up and running quickly. 

GO TO PANDORA STATION?

The Academy Is

WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED?

Getting flustered never solves anything. The best way to lead a team is with a cool and level head. 

Meet The Crew

  1. Ethan Stowell

    Ethan Stowell

    CEO & Founder

  2. Steve Hooper

    Steve Hooper

    President

  1. Sennen David

    Sennen David

    VP Marketing & Culture, Beverage Director

  2. Branden Karow

    Branden Karow

    VP Restaurant Operations

  3. Michael Pagana

    Michael Pagana

    VP Development

  4. Val Dixon

    Val Dixon

    VP Finance / CFO

  5. Sandy Smith

    Sandy Smith

    VP Administration

  6. Addam Buzzalini

    Addam Buzzalini

    Executive Chef

  7. Heather Poncet

    Heather Poncet

    Service Director

  8. Gary Silver

    Gary Silver

    Operations Director

  9. Kris Kalinczok

    Kris Kalinczok

    Executive Chef

  10. Phia McDonnell

    Phia McDonnell

    Events & Catering Manager

  11. Ricky Wyman

    Ricky Wyman

    Director of Food Operations

  12. Roger Harper

    Roger Harper

    Executive Chef

  13. Taylor Pagano

    Taylor Pagano

    Executive Chef

  14. Scarlet Keiser

    Scarlet Keiser

    Executive Assistant

  15. Alcena Plum

    Alcena Plum

    Manager

  16. Ally Reardon

    Ally Reardon

    Manager

  17. Aras Dailide

    Aras Dailide

    Chef

  18. Ashley Fells

    Ashley Fells

    Manager

  19. Bernadette Biela

    Bernadette Biela

    Manager

  20. Brandon Marie

    Brandon Marie

    Chef

  21. Christian Padilla

    Christian Padilla

    Chef

  22. Cody Bellflower

    Cody Bellflower

    Chef

  23. Daniel King

    Daniel King

    Sous Chef

  24. Dionne Himmelfarb

    Dionne Himmelfarb

    Pastry Chef

  25. Dominic Diodata

    Dominic Diodata

    Chef

  26. Eric Gould

    Eric Gould

    Chef

  27. Evan DeCarufel

    Evan DeCarufel

    Chef

  28. Gabriel Hodges

    Gabriel Hodges

    Manager

  29. Ivan Pautov

    Ivan Pautov

    Manager

  30. Jessica Rudell

    Jessica Rudell

    Chef

  31. Joe Bee

    Joe Bee

    Manager

  32. John Lundahl

    John Lundahl

    Sous Chef

  33. Jonathan van Vliet

    Jonathan van Vliet

    Manager

  34. Jordan Richendrfer

    Jordan Richendrfer

    Sous Chef

  35. Justin Kim

    Justin Kim

    Sous Chef

  36. Kelsey Cline

    Kelsey Cline

    Sous Chef

  37. Kyle Fong

    Kyle Fong

    Sous Chef

  38. Lacey Glatz

    Lacey Glatz

    Cafe Supervisor

  39. Marshall Nall

    Marshall Nall

    Pasta Wrangler

  40. Meg Posey

    Meg Posey

    Manager/Wine Director

  41. Melanie Steehler

    Melanie Steehler

    Sous Chef

  42. Michael Genardini

    Michael Genardini

    Chef

  43. Michael Gifford

    Michael Gifford

    Chef

  44. Nathan Witt

    Nathan Witt

    Sous Chef

  45. Patrick Devine

    Patrick Devine

    General Manager

  46. Ross Crifasi

    Ross Crifasi

    Manager

  47. Scott Siff

    Scott Siff

    Chef

  48. Sean Ellick

    Sean Ellick

    Manager

  49. Seth Alexander

    Seth Alexander

    Sous Chef

  50. Steve Norkevicus

    Steve Norkevicus

    Sous Chef

  51. Tania Ross

    Tania Ross

    Manager

  52. Taylor Johnson

    Taylor Johnson

    Chef

  53. Thomas Cullen

    Thomas Cullen

    Chef

  54. Thomas O'Donnell

    Thomas O'Donnell

    Sous Chef

  55. Tony Ferrati

    Tony Ferrati

    Bar Manager

  56. Tosh Warnack

    Tosh Warnack

    Sous Chef

  57. Travis Holder

    Travis Holder

    Sous Chef

  58. Will Richey

    Will Richey

    Manager

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