Angela entered into the hospitality industry by obtaining a diploma from Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon. While there, she began a 13 year career with Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants working in various properties in a multitude of roles. With Kimpton, she realized that her passion for wine and service would be her calling.
In 2007, Angela moved to Seattle with her wife Tiffany to join the team at Sazerac restaurant in the Hotel Monaco.
In 2010, Angela became certified as a Sommelier in the Court of Master Sommeliers. She joined Spinasse as a server and bartender in 2013. In 2015, she assumed the role of General Manager/Wine Director helping to facilitate the high quality service for which Spinasse and Artusi are known.