“If you care about each other and you care about the guest, everything else will fall into place!”
Our mission is to constantly exceed expectations and make each of our guests feel welcome. We strive to create a positive impression on our team and our community through genuine hospitality and care.
We care about our people – our guests, our Team Members, and our community. We connect with people in a meaningful way to create memorable experiences. We go above and beyond our guests’ expectations, and we do it with empathy and sincerity.
HONESTY & TRUST
We respectfully communicate with transparency. We act accordingly with integrity and values. Honesty allows us to trust and have the confidence that we can always rely on each other to reach our common goals.
We harmonize our collective strengths to achieve outstanding results. We are a crew of hospitality professionals working together to make our ship accomplish its mission. Together, WE make it happen!
Dan & Lise-Anne
Dan and Lise-Anne Serafini, who are Fort Lauderdale residents, have been in the local restaurant business for nearly 40 years, having moved here in the 1980s and helped create the crowd-pleasing East Side Mario’s “Little Italy” restaurant in Aventura Mall.
After selling Mario’s to a national concern, they opened Big Tomato Market Grill in Pembroke Pines which was a popular eatery for 15 years.
In 2010, the former Giorgios Grill became available, and the Serafini’s rebranded it and launched GG’s Waterfront, a Chef-driven, modern American restaurant. Serving cuisine dockside with magnificent views of daily sunsets.
Alex Serafini grew up in the family restaurant business before attending Carleton University to earn a communications and marketing degree. After graduation, he moved to New York City, landing a job as a server at Union Square Café and working his way up through management under the tutelage of celebrity restaurateur Danny Meyer to become a Concept Development Manager with Union Square Hospitality Group.
Alex moved back to South Florida from New York City to help develop and manage Tiki Tiki into its fresh coastal casual concept. He holds the position of Managing Partner with Tiki Tiki and Le Tub. Alex is a dual citizen (Canadian/American) who has played hockey his entire life.
General Manager/Managing Partner
Our Events Director and a front of house manager. She has been with the Serafini’s since 2013, She brings in a multitude of events, organizes charity give back programs within our communities, and helps run day-to-day shifts. She is also a sucker for Le Tub’s mozzarella sticks!
Chef Anthony commands the culinary team at GG’s, where he shares joy, delicious food and happiness, all qualities that shine in the core of We Care Hospitality.
Executive Pastry Chef
Our Executive Pastry Chef. Her delicious, sweet treats and custom cakes bring guests back begging for more. She also makes killer homemade pop tarts!
Director of Human Resources
The head of Human Resources and the co-creator of our We Care training program! She is a shining example of what being a 51%er means.
Director of Accounting
Our queen of accounting! She has been with the Serafini’s for over 10 years and does all the accounting and financials for all three restaurants. She keeps our vendors happy!
Tiki Tiki General Manager
The GM of Tiki Tiki who lives the “Fresh, Coastal, Casual,” lifestyle that is Tiki Tiki. Kevin is a lover of all Boston sports and has a pet bunny named Roger Rabbit.
Tejesh (TJ) Patel
Le Tub General Manager
Tejesh, fondly known as TJ, is the General Manager for Le Tub. He has been an invaluable resource in the take-over and revamp of Le Tub. He works and lives the We Care values and grills an incredible burger.
Tiki Tiki Executive Chef
Jean Is the Executive Chef of Tiki Tiki and a native of the Bahamas. Since joining the Tiki team he has added training and structure to the heart of the house!