Our Staff

We live and work like family, so we hire the kind of people that we enjoy spending our days and nights with. We hope you feel the same and that you find that our staff make your visit exceptional.

Riccardo & Georgette Spaccarelli

Owners/Proprietors since 1980



Allen "Godzi" Doty

Executive Chef

Allen has been with Riccardo's since 1998. He worked his way up from the bottom and is the driving force behind keeping the menu consistent and tied to our roots.



Shane Tiderman

General Manager

Shane joined us in 2012 from a long background in Northwest restaurants. He’s also “the email guy,” trying to keep information fun and interesting.


Benjamin Roan


Ben started as a dishwasher with us back in 19XX. He has worked his way up to an Italian Wine expert and Level 2 Sommolier.

Walter Ferrante

Head Waiter

Walter has been with Riccardo's since 2007. He now works Monday and Tuesday nights with us and owns/operates his own food truck serving street food from his hometown of Bari during the rest of the week.

Bari Food Cart and can be found on Carts On Foster.


More staff photo’s and bios coming soon!