Head Bartender - Eckl's Orchard Park
With over 35 years experience serving the loyal patrons of Eckl's, Denise Eckl-Heinen represents the fourth generation of Eckl family dedication to the restaurant's legacy. Baptized into the business by her parents Dale Sr. and Shirley Eckl, Denise staring working in the family business at age 12. "My earliest memories of the restaurant are when I'd stop in mornings and see my grandmother Martha Eckl prepping food for the evening. We still use her recipes today. I guess you can say this business is in my blood."