Angel began his journey with Reserve 22 and The Village Links of Glen Ellyn in December of 2014. Angel began his career in the Hospitality Industry through his first job in the 4th grade as a dishwasher for Klas in Cicero. The Chef and the Owner took Angel under their wing and instilled in him the constant drive for perfection that he brings with us to this day. Angel honed his skills through the years at Le Meridian Hotel in Oak Brook, Braxton’s Seafood Grill in Oak Brook and The Riviera Country Club. When Angel is not here greeting guests at Reserve 22 you can find him playing Soccer and trying out the hottest new restaurants and bars that Chicago has to offer. Angel is a die-hard Sox fan, a self-professed foodie, an aspiring Beer Cicerone and Wine Sommelier. Angel is a graduate of Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a Bachelors in Business Administration.
Interim Executive Chef
Manny began his career with Reserve 22 and the Village Links in March of 2016. Manny’s passion for food and cooking began when he was just 8 years old. Manny would help his mother make Tamales and sell them at the local market. Chef Manny realized immediately he loved seeing everyone’s reaction to the delicacies he helped his mother prepare. That desire to watch the joy on people’s faces as they enjoyed his food has driven Chef Manny ever since. When not cooking here at Reserve 22, Manny enjoys spending time with his dogs and playing the Sax. Manny has honed his skills through past experience with the Arista Hotel in Naperville. Manny is a graduate of the College of DuPage Culinary Arts and Baking program.