Humans of Chestnut: Ivy Fritsch (May 2024)

Meet Ivy Fritsch, Chestnut’s May Humans of the Month.

Meet Ivy, an exceptional human with six years of experience as a host, server, and food runner at Chestnut. When Ivy’s not helping to orchestrate a seamless dining experience, you can find her exploring the world, painting, or simply enjoying the outdoors. Dive in to discover more about Ivy.

How long have you worked at chestnut and what’s your position?

I’ve been working here since 2018 as a host, server, and food runner.

Where are you from?

I’m from Asheville.

What’s your sign?

I’m a Sagittarius.

Are you a dog or cat person?

Cat person.

What do you like to do for fun?

Painting and spending time outside 

What’s something on your bucket list?

I’d like to travel to 123 countries.

What’s your favorite dish here?

The Tuna Tataki.

What’s your favorite kind of music?

I love EDM or old western country like Marty Robbin’s.

What’s a fun fact about you?

I spent the last year living in and traveling New Zealand.

Do you have any long term hopes and dreams?

I’d like to live outside of the US someday. I’m not sure where or when but I’ll make it happen.

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48 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 575-2667

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