The Academy

Phone: 941-255-7500 ext 155

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

The Academy

Mrs. Susan Watterson

Susan has been on the Champ's Cafe Team since 2003

•Favorite lunch growing up: Pizza

•Favorite Quote: " You are in charge of your own happiness"

•Most satisfying part about my job is: I enjoy interacting with my students.

• Hometown: City: Nashua, State: New Hampshire

 Baker Center

Phone: 941-575-5470 ext 243

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Baker Center

Mrs. Tammy Welch

• Tammy has been a member of the Champ's Cafe Team since 1996

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Pizza

• Favorite quote: " Life is too short, be happy and enjoy"

• Most Satisfying part about my job: Knowing that my students and adult customers enjoy coming to Champ's Cafe for their meals and leave happy and satisfied.

• Hometown: City: South Point, State: Ohio

 Charlotte Harbor School

Phone: 941-255-7440

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Charlotte Harbor School

Mrs. Jane Rigatti

• Jane has been a team member of Champs Cafe since 2000.

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Pizza

• Favorite quote: "Treat others how you want to be treated"

• Most satisfying part about my job:  Seeing happy faces in the lunchroom.

• Hometown:City: Narragansett, State: Rhode Island

 Charlotte High School

Phone: 941-575-5450 ext. 1419

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Charlotte High School

Mrs. Hiroko Wolfe 

 Deep Creek Elementary School

Phone: 941-255-7535 ext 274

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Deep Creek Elementary School

Mrs. Tracey Dunnell

• Tracey has been on the Champs Cafe team since 2000.

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Taco Pizza

• Favorite Quote: " In youth, we learn; in age we understand.  Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach

Most satisfying part about my job is: Knowing that I am providing students with healthy, nutritious meals.

• Hometown: City: Chelmsford, State: Massachusetts

 

 East Elementary School

Phone: 941-575-5475 ext 149

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

East Elementary School

Mrs. Leah Moore

 Kingsway Elementary School

Phone: 941-255-7590 ext 220

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Kingsway Elementary School

Mrs. Nancy Adams

• Nancy has been on the Champ's Cafe Team since 2010.

• Favorite lunch growing up: Pizza Burger( special sauce on an English muffin with cheese)

• Favorite quote: Get R Done

Most satisfying part about my job is: Feeding our customers, a healthy meal and seeing their happy faces.

• Hometown: City: Northborough, State: Massachusetts

 L.A. Ainger Middle School

Phone: 941-625-9600 ext 263

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

L.A. Ainger Middle School

Mr. Joseph Wasser-Long

• Joe has been a Champ's sTeam member since 2003

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Fish & Mac & Cheese

• Favorite Quote: " People will notice the change in your attitude towards them but won't notice their behavior that made you change"

• The most satisfying part about my job is: happy kids and lunch

• Hometown: State: Pennsylvania

 Lemon Bay High School

Phone: 941-629-4552

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Lemon Bay High School

Ms. Patti Berry

• Patti is a CCPS graduate

• Patti has been a member of the Champ' Cafe Team since 1990

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Salad

• Favorite Quote: " Do unto others as you would have them do unto you"

• The most satisfying part about my job: Working with a great Team and respectful and polite students here at  LBH!

• Hometown: City: Sharon, State: Pennsylvania

 

 Liberty Elementary School

Phone: 941-255-7515 ext. 275

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Liberty Elementary School

Mrs. Lori Krause

• Lori has been a Champ's Team member for over 5 years.

• Favorite lunch:  french fries and pizza

• Her favorite quote: You would know a good day if you didn't have a bad one

• The most satisfying thing about her job: Feeding the future

Hometown and state: Southbury, Connecticut

 

 Meadow Park Elementary School

Phone: 941-255-7470 ext 2149

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Meadow Park Elementary School

Ms. Nora DelAguaro

• Nora has been a Champ's Cafe Team member since 1995

• Favorite Quote: What matters today will not matter 6 months from now"

• Most satisfying part of my job is: the kids

• Hometown:City: North Miami Beach, State: Florida

 Murdock Middle School

Phone: 941-255-7525 ext 270

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Servsafe Certified

Murdock Middle School

Mrs. Sandra Scheel

• Sandra has been a member of the Champs Cafe Team since 2014

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Tator Tot Casserole

• Favorite Quote: " I want my life to be a hymn to the Creator"

• Most satisfying thing about your job: All working together to achieve the same purpose/goal. And a great satisfying meal.

• Hometown: City: Chili, State: Wisconsin

 Myakka  River Elementary School

Phone: 941-624-5122 ext 265

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Servsafe Certified

Myakka River Elementary School

Mrs. Debra Munz

 Neil Armstrong Elementary

Phone: 941-255-7450 ext 349

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Neil Armstrong Elementary

Ms. Carole Weiners

• Carole has been a Champ's Team member for 11 years

• Favorite School lunch growing up: Pizza

• Favorite Quote: "Life is to short to not enjoy it"

• Hometown: City: Merrick, State New York

 Peace River Elementary School

Phone: 941-255-7622 ext 251

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe certified

Peace River Elementary School

Mrs. Christine Witt

•Christine is a graduate of Port Charlotte High School

•Christine has been a Champ's team member for 22 years

•Favorite Lunch: Rectangle Pizza

•Favorite Quote:  Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world" Jordan B. Peterson

•Hometown: North Canton, Ohio

 Port Charlotte High School

Phone: 941-255-7485 ext 4004

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Port Charlotte High School

Mrs. Annette Joyce

 Port Charlotte Middle School

Phone: 941-255-7460 ext 299

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe certified

Port Charlotte Middle School

Mr. Thomas Sundquist Sr.

• Tom has bee a Champ's Cafe Team member since 1995.

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Fish sticks

• Favorite Quote: "Work is a necessary evil, Champ's Cafe is a necessary pleasure".

• The most satisfying part about my job.  Just being able to work with my crew every day.

• Hometown: City: Birmingham, State: Michigan

 

 Punta Gorda Middle School

Phone: 941-575-5485 ext.258

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe certified

Punta Gorda Middle School

Miss. Donita Torres

• Donita has been a Champ's Cafe Team member since 2012

• Favorite school lunch growing up:  Frito Pie

• Favorite Quote: " No One is responsible for your happiness but you!"

• The most satisfying part about my job is: knowing that what I do matters to the children of my community.

• Hometown:  City: Elwood, State: Indiana

 

 Sallie Jones Elementary School

Phone: 941-575-5400 ext 2038

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Sallie Jones Elementary School

 Mrs. Mary Bannister

• Mary has been a Champ's Team member since 1991

• Favorite school lunch growing up:  Mac and Cheese

• Favorite Quote: Listen Pause and Respond

• The most satisfying part about my job is:  We make a Difference

• Hometown: City: Toledo, State: Ohio

 Vineland Elementary School

Phone: 941-743-0188 ext 116

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

ServSafe Certified

Vineland Elementary School

Mrs. Vera Torres

Vera is a graduate of CCPS "Class of 1987"

• Vera has been a Champ's team member since 2015

• Favorite school lunch growing up: Country Fried Steak with mashed potatoes and green beans.

• Favorite Quote:

• The most satisfying thing about your job:  Being part of the greater good.  Trying to make a difference to help our customers.

• Hometown City: SanJuan, State: Puerto Rico