Our team members come to us at all levels of pizza knowledge. Some know lots, some know nothing, but all learn the art of caring for good food, each other, and our crustomers. One of their most thoughtful instructors in the “humanities,” if you will, is our very own Shaquantá Stacey.
This Chicago native is passionate about people and the planet, making her the perfect person to shepherd in new team members and teach them all about the pizzaverse. Read on to discover what keeps her going!
What’s something about you that I should know?
I’m a lover of people and good food. Especially tacos.
I’m a volunteer with the Chicago All Star project. We just had our community talent show last month. I’ve also just been selected to be a volunteer lead, creating events and organizing outreach. I’m really excited! I want kids to know that their opinions and feelings matter.
I am interested in healing work too, which to me is acknowledging mistakes made in the past, figuring out how it’s impacting our lives, and making changes that will impact the future. Something really important to me is teaching and understanding financial success and literacy, for instance, showing people how to read loan documents or pay taxes.
What’s the Stacey Factor?
A bubbly personality!
Do you have a favorite saying or quote that you live by?
“Would you believe man, would you believe man, if you were the only person who believed in it?”—Kanye
What’s your summer 2019 anthem?
“Confidently Lost,” by Sabrina Claudio.
What led you to work at Dimo’s? How long have you worked here?
I’ve worked here for about five months. I was looking for a job where I could interact with people and feel like I was making a difference in people’s lives. Also, I really didn’t like working “corporate,” downtown. They’re operating in the past—and Dimo’s is the future!
What’s something you’d like our crustomers to know about Dimo’s?
The team members work really hard to give crustomers a quality product and a good experience. Everyone’s time with us means a lot to each team member. Hopefully crustomers feel that!