You may have caught a glimpse of a new face when you were dining at ZINC or Kitchen ZINC recently. That’s our new Manager, Alejandro and we are very excited to have him join our team! We thought an Employee Spotlight was in order so you can get to know him a little better.


Name: Alejandro Cordido
Age: 26
Where are you from: Hamden CT



How long have you been working at ZINC New Haven?
2 Months


How long have you been doing what you’re doing? 
3 Years 


What are your career goals? 
My ultimate goals is to further my knowledge in the hospitality industry in hopes to one day open a restaurant of my own. Also, I would love to one day have the opportunity to live overseas and open a restaurant abroad.


What is your favorite thing about what you do? 
The favorite thing about working in this industry is knowing that every day will be different than the one before. Everyday we are faced with new challenges and I enjoy working on overcoming them each day.  



What do you love about working at ZINC New Haven? 
My favorite thing about working at Zinc has been the people I get to work with. It has been great being able to be a part of a team where everyone’s focus is on providing quality service to our customers. Whether it is the chefs creating our amazing dishes with local/fresh ingredients or the servers providing outstanding service, everyone’s main goal is providing a wonderful experience to all those who walk through our doors. The culture here at Zinc is what makes it such a great place to work at.  


When you’re not working, what are you doing? 
I enjoy playing golf on days off, spending time with family and friends and of course the occasional Netflix binge, watching shows like House of Cards, Sons of Anarchy,  The Walking Dead and The Office.


The next time you're having dinner at ZINC or Kitchen ZINC, flag Alejandro down say hi and welcome him to our community!