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Business Owner (Jimmies Cafe)

Stephanie Ortiz has been the owner of Jimmies Cafe since 2018. Jimmies Cafe has been around for over 11 years and when Stephanie heard that the local ice cream shop was available, she couldn’t resist, since Stephanie grew up in Roslindale and attended Washington Irving school. Before buying Jimmies, Stephanie worked at the Westin Copley Boston for 13 years, working in almost every culinary department. She has 25 years of food and beverage experience and I has lost count of how many jobs she's had.

Stephanie was originally born in New York City and moved to Boston in 1993 when her family bought a pizza shop in Dorchester. Stephanie's family has owned many small businesses in the Greater Boston area, including Roslindale. She never thought She'd own her own business, but it must have be destiny! Stephanie's passions include traveling and eating her way through the world. She loves to cook and to spend time in nature with her daughter and her dog Poundcake.