Nicole Hartford

Nicole Hartford

Nicole Hartford grew up in Dorchester, MA, and now lives on the South Shore with her boyfriend Nick and their 2 dogs Lucy and Margo. She has been in the hospitality industry for ten years, working her way up from an hourly to a leadership position at California Pizza Kitchen. At 18 she got her first restaurant job as a host and moved up to management from there.

As General Manager for our Seaport location, Nicole oversees the day-to-day operations of the restaurant while maintaining a fun BBQ experience for guests by her commitment to a hospitality-first culture.

A little more about Nicole…

Favorite thing about BBQ: Wings and beer.. the perfect combo

Favorite thing about working for the Smoke Shop: Getting to take BBQ classes taught by Andy. So fun!

Where you can find her on a day off: At home with her dogs binging Netflix or at a wine tasting.