D'You Know Juno - Hanna Garrity

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Name: Hanna Garrity

Nickname: N/A

Position @ Juno: Talent Associate, Project Division

If you weren’t a recruiter, what would you work as?  Florist, Dog Walker, Set Designer.

Favorite thing about Philadelphia? Bike-abillity. Food scene. Friends.

Do you have any secret skills? Superb thrifter and seafood aficionado.

If you were a TV or movie character, who would you be? Denzel Washington in anything.

You get to pick one person, dead or alive, to have lunch with – who would it be?  Barack Obama, or Barry, as I would call him.

You are on death row – what is your last meal? Oysters with champagne, quenelle made by my friend Mir with chablis, cheese for dessert with more wine. Goin’ out in class!

Favorite song of all time? Beast of Burden - Rolling Stones.

Favorite movie of all time? Fifth Element AND The Royal Tenenbaums.

If you could live anywhere else, where would it be? France, Hawaii, Seattle,

Where is the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia? Not in Philadelphia: Donkeys in Camden, New Jersey!

Favorite family tradition? Seven Fishes Sushi Style. An adaptation of my Italian mom’s tradition of the Seven Fishes Dinner on Christmas Eve, but instead of cooking we go to a sushi restaurant and order “the boat” full of WAY more than seven fishes.

What is the best piece of advice you ever received?  Mo’ money Mo’ problems.

Biggest pet peeve? Bad Tippers.

What is your strangest work moment? I waited on John Waters at a restaurant I worked at and I am a huge fan of his. I had to hide in the back in order to not fangirl him immediately. Of course I ended up being his server. I fumbled the entire time: spilled wine near him, and made lots of uncomfortable eye contact. At the end of the meal as he was leaving I asked him if I could show him around Philly. He said no.

Hanna Garrity