Our Staff

Steve Feldmann & Marie Feldmannova

Owners

steve@GuluGuluCafe.com

marie@GuluGuluCafe.com
Steve has been working in restaurants off and on since he was 15 (a wicked long time ago!). He holds an MBA from Northeastern University and a BA from Harvard University’s Extension School. His Czech is awful.

Marie, a native of Prague, Czech Republic, holds a BSN from the University of Massachusetts. She is currently working as a Clinical research nurse at MGH. She has a background in the arts and art history, and has many many many years experience in the food service industry. In her abundant spare time she enjoys reading, the Red Sox, traveling and Rambunctious Rumbles with Jack (see below).

Jack “Fenway” Feldmann

Mascot and all-around cute puppy

pups@GuluGuluCafe.com

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Jack is a Boston terrier. He is a HUGE Red Sox fan and was born during the pivotal ALDS Series against the Yankees. He enjoys his ball, other dogs, licking, and cuddling. Occasionally he barks like a duck. It’s very strange.

Charles Maxwell Feldmann

Assistant Mascot

pups@GuluGuluCafe.com

Charlie is a pure blooded pug and proud of it! Currently Charlie is the full-time Space Pug mascot at our sister shop Flying Saucer Pizza Company. His interests include chewing on grass, furniture, Jack’s toys, and Steve’s fingers. He also enjoys chasing Jack around the house and waking Steve & Marie up in the middle of the night. He snores. A lot.

Laura

General Manager

laura@GuluGuluCafe.com

Laura began at the Gulu as a waitress in graduate school recovering from her 10 years working in publishing.  She immediately became at home and then the Gulu took over.  Her daughter is very forgiving — you can spot her around the cafe from time to time.  Make sure to say hi when you see her!  She’d love to hear what you think.

Caitlyn

Kitchen Manager

caitlyn@GuluGuluCafe.com

Caitlyn is cooler than the other side of a pillow and at times is referred to as “the drunk Sheryl Crow.” She is working at the Gulu to save money towards her dream in life: to own a puppy petting zoo, where she will own every type of dog and let them run free on her multi-acred farm.

Amanda

Server

She’s back!

More to be revealed…

Amanda

Barista

Amanda is a Massachusetts poet, barista, and novice adult. She is an aspiring conversationalist and outdoorsman. She loves Moby Dick, roast beef 3-way, Route 127, and all other iconic New England things. She believes strongly in cooking meat over an open flame with friends and strangers.

Annie

Server

  • Netflix describes her favorite move genres and “Imaginative Time-Travel Adventures from the 1980′s” and “Canadian Made-for-TV” movies
  • She has two pet turtles (Disco and Phineas) and two of her three cats are named after characters from the Avengers
  • Her first celebrity crush was Oz from “Buffy”
  • She recommends against drinking from Senegal

Arthur

Prep Cook

Arthur is a hardworking guy who works hard to play hard. He goes to school at Salem State finishing up his education and training in Theatre while also acting and directing plays and musicals. He does all of his work in the dungeon below but if you listen real closely you’ll hear him belting out some crazy tunes from under your feet.

Brent

Cook

Mercury Gale passing through
Glass forest, seeking wisdom and
Insight along Way.

Cary

Server

Carebears are rare, but may be spotted at the roller rink, the comic book shop, or in the background of tourist photographs.

They cannot cook, but eat a tremendous amount and will occasionally make you a pot of tea.

They bite, but not hard.

Christian

Dishwasher

Wash, Smile, Repeat.

Danny

Barista

Danny grew up in Lynn, MA to great acclaim. He defeated the giants there and took a really long shower. Legend has it, after shedding his skin in Amherst, he endorsed bad art and squishy tofu to fund a secret plan to conquer the espresso machine.

He plots somewhere in Salem.

Edgar

Cook

Edgar is 20 years old and is studying to become an engineer. He loves math and likes to talk to his cats when he’s bored.

Elektra

Food runner/ Buss girl

Elektra is a socially awkward teenager with a 45 year old Woody Allen personality. She enjoys puns and someday hopes to fulfill an unforeseen destiny through the many ironic coincidences that make up her life. This is her first job!

Emily

Bartender

As a small child Emily would dress up as Sarah Conner and do push ups to get ripped for Judgement Day. That time is NOW!

Erin

Barista

Erin loves unicorns. She enjoys high stakes gambling in Chinatown in her spare time. She is saving up the money she makes at the Gulu to attend college as a puppetry major and become the Master of Puppets.

George

Server

George is 28 years old and from Houston TX. He’s lived in the Northeast for the past 8 years and recently moved to Salem. His favorite hobbies are playing video games (He LOVES video games!!!) and playing the guitar.

Jamie

Server

Once while sailing around the world she found a short cut.
The police questioned her, only because they found her interesting.
In museums she is allowed to touch the art.
If she was to punch you in the face you would have to fight off the urge to thank her.
She’s definitely the most interesting girl on earth.
And she LOVES Gulu!

Joe

Dishwasher

Travel far. Be honest. Have fun. Stay away from Russian Waffle Houses.

Kaitlyn

Barista

I just finished reading a book about Stockholm Syndrome. It was pretty bad at first but by the end I kind of liked it.

Kevin

Cook

Likes: creating, shouting into the void, speaking to the universe, violin, the prince of darkness, dreams and fantasy

Doesn’t like: things that aren’t the above

Kyle

Dishwasher

When I’m not doing dishes for the great Gulu Gulu Cafe, I’m either writing some zany space epics, listening to my favorite band, Muse, practicing with my band, Auburndale or studying to get into a good film school. I’m chill. I’m shy. And that’s that (I think?).

Lucas

Sound guy

Lucas is from Texas.
He likes coffee and sitting in chairs.
He has two cats.
He is afraid of salesmen and Hulk Hogan.

Lucy

Server

Cats are my best friends.  I love my son Guy, listening to music, gardening, and knitting.  Im always saying positive because the universe is always watching!

Maggiemae

Cook

Plastic surgeon. Really good at folding clothes. Pokémon expert. Dodgeball coach. 2014 college graduate. Clay expert. Jello hands. Brussel sprouts and knows how to cook them. Fast cars.

Mandi

Cook

While making a very strenuous attempt at college Mandi intends to expand her gourmet sandwich making skill here at the Gulu! Being a forever Salemite she thrives in the chaos that the seasons bring into town.
“Boys and girls of every age, wouldn’t you like to see something strange. Come with us and you will see, this our town of Halloween!”

Michelle

Server

Michelle is known amongst her friends as their real life version of Michael Scott. Her favorite aspects of life include the sun,  good conversations, Spongebob, swimming, drinking coffee, acting and singing, and improv. Upside, inside out, she’s livin la vida loca.

“We’ll recline up high above the breeze
dart about, float on wind with ease.
Pass the days doing only as we please,
that’s what living is for.
Some things are meant to be, the clouds moving fast and free
the way it takes hold of me, no matter what I do.”
-”Some Things are Meant to Be”, Little Women

Monica

Server

Originally from Gloucester, Monica attended the University of Colorado (mainly for the snowboarding). After receiving her degree she found herself in South Carolina where she fell in love with kite boarding. Then she went to Thailand to teach English and to go diving. And here she is today… she loves being at/ in/ around the ocean, reading, traveling, sunshine, coffee, and PUNS! (Did you hear about the fire at the circus? It was in tents!)

Natalie

Server/ Barista

Favorite authors: Shakespeare and Jane Austen;

Favorite Places: London, UK and Portland, OR;

Life Goal: Never stop doing theatre;

Miscellaneous Information: I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, AKA the land of coffee and beer, so I have no choice but to be obsessed with both! (Also…I’m secretly British but don’t tell anyone…)

Niamh

Hostess

If Niamh had a dollar for everytime someone mispronounced her name she would be in Paris right now, sipping coffee at a cafe. However for now she is happy being an internet dwelling teenager. She hopes to live her life with the energy of a Baz Luhrmann film, the charm of a Wes Anderson movie, and the wisdom of a Shakespeare play. She enjoys cats, ice cream, and vintage clothing.

Patrick

Bartender

Patrick Seaberg
Born 3/18/77

Better known by his stage name CBERG, he is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor/ bartender. CBERG is one of the world’s best selling music artists of the 2000’s. He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all-time by many magazines including Rolling Stone, which ranked him as 82 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. The same magazine declared him the “King of Hip-Hop.” As a solo bartender he has served more than 100 million drinks worldwide. In the U.S. alone he has served 49.1 million drinks and 42 million shots. After serving his first independent drink in 1996, CBERG rose to mainstream popularity in 1999.

Sarah

Hostess

Sarah is a smiley, free spirited, and adventurous teenager who LOVES working at Gulu! Aside from playing guitar and ukulele, she sings and writes her own songs. Her favorite TV show is “How I Met Your Mother.” “Don’t let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” If you don’t take crazy leaps of faith you’ll never truly experience life to its fullest! Sarah one day hopes to travel the world. But for now, with the money she makes, she is saving up for her own car!

Sherri

Cook

Hey there! My name is Sherri and I am a gulu kitchen girl! I have a super adventurous spirit and love learning new things… Chances are I’ll be really interested in anything you’d like to talk about. In addition to my gulu kitchenhood, I’ve lived the life of a marine biologist, pastry chef, and a dog trainer. Also I’m very excited to begin my Masters in Social Work this upcoming fall!

Sophia

Cook

Sophia is a giggle pepper, and also loves cheese. She has 3 snakes and a tarantula… in her dreams! Avis fruitaholic and is not seeking treatment.

Steven

Cook

In 1975, before graduation Steven Gonzalez left Harvard to form Microsoft with his childhood friend Paul Allen. They planned to develop software for the newly emerging personal computer market and the rest was history! But now he enjoys playing with his son, drawing, skateboarding, hanging with friends and family.

Also he doesn’t always drink adult beverages but when he does he enjoys a warm glass of milk! Stay thirsty my friends.

Tim

Barista

EARLY IN THE 21ST CENTURY, SKYNET, A MILITARY DEFENSE PROGRAM, BECAME SELF-AWARE. VIEWING HUMANITY AS A THREAT TO ITS EXISTENCE, SKYNET DECIDED TO STRIKE FIRST.

THE SURVIVORS OF THE NUCLEAR FIRE CALLED THE EVENT JUDGMENT DAY.

THEY LIVED ONLY TO FACE A NEW NIGHTMARE…

THE WAR AGAINST THE MACHINES. TO HUNT DOWN AND ERADICATE HUMANS, SKYNET BUILT TERMINATORS.
AS THE WAR RAGES ON, LEADERS OF THE HUMAN RESISTANCE GROW DESPERATE.

SOME BELIEVE ONE MAN HOLDS THE KEY TO SALVATION.

OTHERS BELIEVE HE IS A FALSE PROPHET.

HIS NAME IS TIM OLIVER.

Wesley

Barista

We can dance if we want to, We can leave your friends behind, ‘Cause your friends don’t dance and if they don’t dance, Well they’re no friends of mine.

Also my cat has thumbs so that’s pretty cool, right?