Staff

Meet our lead staff members and our owner.

  • Executive Chef – Jeana Allen – Jeana creates fun & beautiful food.  She always cooks with her heart.  Her authenticity shines through because she cares about the details. Every dish is consistent, delicious, & quality.  Jeana has a gift for adapting to different dietary restrictions.  She keeps our customers coming back again & again.  Jeana leads by example & she runs the cleanest kitchen in the Quad Cities.   
  • Sous Chef – Ashley Hulting – Ashley brings loads of natural talent & a love for cooking to every dish she prepares here.  Watching her grow & learn as a chef has truly been a joy.  Ashley is always eager to tackle the next culinary challenge, & she has an eye for beauty, but her greatest talents lie in being a great person & team member.  

  • Music Director – Jacob Charles Overstreet – Jacob is our fearless booking agent. Jake can occasionally be found helping in the garden, or replacing the hot water heater, because he is the kind of person who is there when he’s needed & he’s happy to help.  Jacob is a talented musician & a strong leader with a heart of gold.  
  • Lead Server – Autumn Skelton –  Autumn has been working in local restaurants since 1992.  His extensive food and beverage knowledge, and his attention to detail make him one of the finest servers in the Quad Cities & we are lucky to have him here at the Crane & Pelican.  Autumn has been the lead server here since 2018 & he ensures every guest leaves happy.

Owner – Mandy Harvey – Mandy, a native Quad Citizen, has established a reputation for being an enthusiastic entrepreneur & supporter of the arts. Harvey has worked in the restaurant business for over twenty five years & has been the proprietor since 2009.

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